Category: pet first aid

Toxic Medications for Dogs

Over-the-counter pain medications that ARE TOXIC to dogs: IBUPROFEN (ADVIL, MOTRIN) AND NAPROXEN (ALEVE)- are toxic at very low doses. Dogs are not able to eliminate and detoxify these medications. These drugs can cause kidney damage, liver damage and stomach ulcers. ACETAMINOPHEN (TYLENOL) – is toxic at larger doses (as little as 2 pills in… Read more

Vomiting and Diarrhea in Dogs- Info, Tips, and Home Remedies

Vomiting and Diarrhea in Dogs Home remedies, info, and tips for treating a sick dog at home What to Do if your dog has been vomiting or has diarrhea- (If your dog only threw up once or twice and is still acting normally otherwise I wouldn’t worry to much. it is pretty common due to the sensitive… Read more

My Dog Was Hit By A Car! What Should I Do?? Plus- Pet First Aid Kits

What to do if Your Pet is Hit By a Car, and What to Put in a Pet First Aid Kit. by Dr. Andrew Jones, DVM   As a pet owner, one of my worst fears is having my dog or cat hit by a car. In the Vet world, we call this HBC. SIGNS… Read more