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Your Pet Also Needs a First Aid Kit

You know how important a good first aid kit is for you and your family. But it is also good to be prepared for a medical emergency for your pet. Any first aid administered to your pet should be followed by immediate veterinarian care.  

You can buy a first aid kit specially designed for pets, or you can put together your own. Here are some things that should be included in any animal first aid kit. 

Sterile saline solution 
Eye wash 
Antibiotic ointment 
Hydrogen peroxide 
Alcohol prep pads 
Petroleum jelly 
Large sterile gauze pads and rolls 
Ace bandage 
Adhesive tape 
Latex gloves 
Small flashlight 
Nylon leash and muzzle 
Milk of magnesia 
Activated charcoal 
Insect bite ointment 
Nail clippers 
Grooming clippers 
Instant ice pack 
Blunt tip scissors 
Thermal blanket 
Hydrocortisone cream 
List of veterinarian, animal hospital, and poison control phone numbers 
Proof of rabies vaccination status, copies of medical records, and a current photo of your pet 

Whether its money, pet care, or traveling tips, we have all the information you need right here at Waterside Residences on Quivira, the premier apartment community in Lenexa, Kansas. We invite you to enhance your lifestyle with these helpful tips! 

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