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Stocking Your Pet’s First Aid Kit

  • Phone numbers: ER clinic, Animal Poison Control Hotline
  • Copy of your pet’s medical record (including medications and vaccines)
  • Gauze – for wrapping wounds or muzzling the injured animal
  • Non-stick bandages, towels or strips of clean cloth – to control bleeding and protect wounds
  • Adhesive tape for securing bandages
  • Hydrogen Peroxide 3% – induce vomiting (**always call your vet or poison control before inducing vomiting)
  • Digital Thermometer to take rectal temp
  • Turkey baster – for giving hydrogen peroxide
  • Muzzle (in an emergency, a soft cloth, nylon or necktie may be used) – if your pet is vomiting, do not muzzle it!
  • Leash – if your pet is capable of walking
  • Splint material: Tongue depressor, 12” Wooden ruler (or rolled up magazine)
  • Styptic Pencil – stopping blood flow
  • Tweezers
  • Bandage Scissors
  • Instant Ice Packs

Hydrogen Peroxide (always call a veterinarian prior to giving): dose- 1 ml/lb; okay to repeat in 15 minutes if necessary BUT *do not exceed 40 ml total. Do not induce vomiting in a debilitated pet or in a pet that has ingested sharp objects (bones for example).

Contact Us

Center for Advanced Veterinary Care (AVC)


55 Carl Drive Manchester, NH 03103

Clinic Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM