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Tag Archives: first aid and pets

National Pet First Aid Awareness Month

April 14, 2015

Part of taking good care of your pets is being able to deal with both serious emergencies and non-life threatening issues such as cuts and scrapes along with bee strings. In fact, now that spring is here, keep a special look out for bees as more of them begin hovering in the garden. Since April is National Pet First Aid Awareness month, it’s a really good…  

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How to Treat Your Pet’s Wound

March 24, 2015

Last year I decided to get first aid certified because I just thought, “What if something happened?” Obviously, I never hope a situation occurs where I need to use this training, but knowing that I’m capable of doing the right thing when the need arises is reassuring to me, as it can save a life. The training I took was for humans, but some of…  

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Putting Together a First Aid Kit for Pets

January 29, 2015

Accidents happen. And they happen to both people and pets. That’s why it’s important to take a page out of the Boy Scout manual and be prepared! I’ve put together a basic list of first aid must-haves in order to make a useful kit for the home. If you take your dogs places, it’s a really good idea to put together a duplicate kit for…  

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