This eBook provides guidance on key life-threatening conditions in a no fuss, straight talking, easy to read and follow format, and is free of excessive background information.

 

Each Emergency First Aid condition is laid out as:

  1. Signs and Symptoms and

  2. Action.

You will be able to mitigate the risk of:

 

  • your dog bleeding to death;

  • dying from heart failure;

  • dying from breathing difficulties; or to

  • protect your pup from further pain; and

  • prevent life threatening infection.

If you and your family goes:

  • caravanning;

  • camping;

  • boating;

  • hiking; or have

  • a new puppy

  • agility dogs or

  • working dogs

​then this is the guide for you!

 

Contents includes

  • Emergency contacts,

  • Pet details,

  • Emergency Dog First Aid Kit contents,

  • Primary assessment,

  • Artificial respiration,

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR),

  • Vital signs,

  • Secondary assessment,

  • Restraining an injured dog,

  • Transportation to Vet,

  • Allergic Shock / Anaphylactic Shock,

  • Amputation,

  • Bleeding (severe),

  • Bloat / GDV, Burns (severe),

  • Cane toad poisoning,

  • Chemical poisoning,

  • Choking / blocked airway,

  • Collapse (acute),

  • Dog bite trauma,

  • Dyspnoea / breathing difficulties,

  • Electric shock,

  • Eye injuries / Proptosis,

  • Fall from heights,

  • Fractures,

  • Frostbite / Ischemic necrosis,

  • Gastroenteritis (vomiting / diarrhoea),

  • Heat stroke / hyperthermia,

  • Hypothermia (severe),

  • Near drowning / submersion syndrome,

  • Penetrating injury / embedded object,

  • Seizures (severe)

  • Shock (critical),

  • Snake bite (venomous),

  • Spider bite (venomous),

  • Spinal injury,

  • Tick paralysis,

  • Vehicle trauma,

  • Wild dog bait poisoning,

  • Wound management