Ferret First Aid Kit Items - dummies

By Kim Schilling, Susan A. Brown

Part of Ferrets For Dummies Cheat Sheet

It’s essential to keep a first-aid kit handy that is made especially for your ferret. Be ready for any ferret emergency by including all of the following things in your ferret first-aid kit — and don’t forget to replace used items:

Adhesive bandage tape Ferretone/Linatone Pediatric Liquid Benadryl
Antibiotic ointment (such as Neosporin) Gauze pads Pen light
Baby wipes Gauze wrap Petroleum jelly (such as Vaseline)
Bene-Bac Hairball preventative (Petromalt or Laxatone) Pill crusher
Betadine solution Health records Rabies certificates
Can of prescription feline A/D Heating pad Rectal thermometer
Can of strawberry or vanilla Ensure Hydrogen peroxide Rubber or latex gloves
Canola or olive oil Ice pack Scissors
Chemical heating pack (portable heat for the young or sick
Immodium liquid Small plastic atomizer
Chicken or lamb baby food Kaopectate or Pepto Bismol Styptic powder or bee’s wax
Cotton balls and cotton swabs Light Karo syrup or NutriCal Tongue depressors
Desitin List of any medications your ferret is currently taking Tweezers
Ear cleanser Nail clippers Washcloths
Eye wash/rinse Pedialyte or Gatorade