First Aid, CPR & Other Emergency Measures

CPR, Heimlich, canine medical emergencies , first aid treatment, kits, etc.

Animal CPR star[offsite link]
Save a Life:Learn Animal CPR is a printable three-fold brochure for the EMS Provider and Pet Owner.

Artificial Respiration & Heart Massage star[offsite link]
Artificial respiration is an emergency procedure used to assist breathing in an unconscious dog. Heart massage is used when no heartbeat can be heard or felt. When combined with artificial respiration, it is called cardiopulmonary resuscitation. As cessation of breathing is soon followed by heart stoppage, and vice versa, cardiopulmonary resuscitation frequently is required to sustain life. Read more, accompanied by photos...

CPR & First Aid star[offsite link]
A simple breakdown of dog & cat CPR, written for the average pet owner in plain language. It uses the commonly accepted approach to pet cardiopulmonary resuscitation according to standards of Pet First Aid courses throughout the United States.

Dog First Aid 101 star[offsite link]
First aid for dogs, just like first aid for humans, is an effective combination of knowledge, supplies and skills, put into action for the benefit of your four-legged friend. Along with a clear head and a good supply of confidence, anyone, including a child, can use them to save a dog´s life. Dog First Aid 101 will help you with all of them, including the confidence.

Dog First Aid.Com star[offsite link]
Are you prepared to treat minor injuries to your dog or stabilize him for a trip to the veterinarian’s should a major accident ever occur? Do you know what type of injuries you can safely treat yourself, which you can treat but later have checked by your vet, and what type of injuries are medical emergencies? Read more....

First Aid and Emergancy Care star[offsite link]
An excellent ready-reference for dog owners for emergencies such as respiratory distress, hypothermia, wounds, nosebleeds, choking, eye injuries, bloat, electrocution, burns, fainting, poisoning and much more.

First Aid Kit Checklist star[offsite link]
Be prepared... Make your own well-stocked dog first aid kit. All the items you´ll need are listed in this article.

Heimlich For Your Dog star[offsite link]
Helping a Choking Dog - If you witness your pet ingesting an item and then immediately begin pawing at the face, the throat, acting frantic, trying to cough and having difficulty breathing, only then should the Heimlich maneuver be considered. This article tells you how.

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