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Items for Your Siberian Husky First Aid Kit

Part of the Siberian Huskies For Dummies Cheat Sheet

This list includes first aid kit items you should have in case your Siberian Husky needs medical attention. Keep your Husky's first aid kit in a travel case for easy storage and portability (for vacations, doggy play dates, etc.).

  • Ace bandage

  • Activated charcoal

  • Adhesive tape and gauze

  • Alcohol prep pads

  • Antibiotic ointment

  • Benadryl antihistamine (1 to 2 milligrams per pound, every 8 hours)

  • Buffered aspirin (5 milligrams per pound every 12 hours)

  • Cold pack

  • Cotton balls

  • Ear and oral syringe

  • Epsom salts

  • Eyewash

  • Gauze sponges

  • Hydrogen peroxide (to induce vomiting; 1 to 3 teaspoons every 10 minutes until the dog vomits)

  • Imodium A-D (1 milligram per 15 pounds, once or twice daily)

  • Kaopectate (1 milliliter per 1 pound every 2 hours)

  • Magnifying glass

  • Milk of magnesia, antacid and laxative

  • Mineral oil, laxative (5 to 30 milliliters per day)

  • Pepto-Bismol, anti-diarrheal (1 teaspoon per 5 pounds, every 6 hours) or tablets

  • Providone-iodine ointment

  • Rectal thermometer (specifically made for canine use)

  • Rubbing alcohol

  • Safety pins

  • Soft cloth muzzle

  • Scissors (small blunt-end type)

  • Splints

  • Tweezers or hemostat

  • Vaseline

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