Assembling an Emergency Kit for Your Pets

Important items that should be included in an emergency kit for your pets: 


Information About Your Pet:

  • Records of pertinent medical and surgical historyBulldog
  • Vaccination history
  • Heartworm status (dogs), FeLV/FIV status (cats)
  • Current medications, doses, and dosing frequency

Information About Your Vet:

  • Veterinarian contact information
  • Local emergency clinic numbers and locations


  • Several days supply of chronic medications (Remember to check expiration dates)

First Aid Supplies:

  • Blanket
  • Exam gloves
  • Thermometer
  • KY Jelly
  • Muzzle
  • Tweezers
  • Toenail trimmers, Quick Stop / silver nitrate sticks
  • Scissors (blunt and sharp tipped)
  • Syringes without needles
  • Antiseptic solution/wipes
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • 3% Hydrogen peroxide
  • Bandage material
  • Adhesive tape
  • Cotton balls/swabs


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