What to Keep in Your Boxer's First-Aid Kit - dummies

What to Keep in Your Boxer’s First-Aid Kit

Part of Boxers For Dummies Cheat Sheet

At some point, you’ll need to provide some first-aid for your Boxer dog. When that time comes, the reassurance of having the supplies at hand that you need to treat your pet saves you time and lessens stress for both you and your pooch. Stock your Boxer’s first-aid kit with the supplies in the following list:

Activated charcoal tablets Eyewash Rubber gloves
Adhesive tape (1- and 2-inch width) Emergency phone numbers (taped on the cover of the first-aid
Rubbing alcohol
Antibacterial ointment (for skin and eyes) Hydrogen peroxide (3 percent solution) Scissors (preferably with rounded tips)
Antihistamine (approved by your vet for allergic
Ipecac syrup (to induce vomiting) Tourniquet kit
Bandages and dressing pads (gauze rolls, both 1- and 2-inch
Nylon stocking (to use as muzzle) Dosing syringe (without needle, for administering oral
Blanket (for moving injured dog or warming) Petroleum jelly Towel
Cotton balls Pliers or tweezers (for removal of stings, barbs, and
White sock (to slip over an injured paw)
Diarrhea medicine Rectal thermometer