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How to Handle Pet Health Emergencies

Pet First-Aid Kit Essentials
injured pets
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John Ueland

  • Vet wrap (a nonstick bandage that bonds to itself—Band-Aids won't adhere to your pet)
  • Gauze
  • Tweezers
  • Triangular bandage (to use like a bandanna to carry an injured pet)
  • Ice pack
  • Thermal blanket
  • Styptic powder (stops bleeding)
  • Latex gloves

Buy: The Skinny Mayday Pet First Aid Kit,, $19. For every kit purchased, $1 will be donated to the Morris Animal Foundation's Canine Cancer Campaign.