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TOVS PET POISONING FIRST AID KIT
Imagine this scenario….. You walk into the house and find that your dog has just finished eating the 8 ounce bag of semi sweet chocolate morsels. Would you know what to do next?
Knowing what to do in a situation like this may make the difference between the life and death of your pet. Dog poisonings are the most common emergency and are the most likely to result in death if left untreated or treated improperly. Cats are more discriminate eaters; however they may intentionally be poisoned or absorb toxins through their skin. In 2012, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) in Urbana, Illinois, handled more than 180,000 cases about pets exposed to possibly poisonous substances. Many of these calls were related to common household products that are likely present in your pet's environment right now.
Prompt veterinary treatment is the best way to deal with poisonings or exposure to toxic substances; however, there may be situations where veterinary help may take too long or simply is unavailable. TOVS’s First Aid Kit includes the medical supplies for dealing with a poisoning situation and a step by step guide to using them all in one convenient medical bag. Our kit also contains a list of commonly encountered toxic substances and phone numbers for animal poison control centers. When a pet consumes a toxic substance, there is very little time (approximately less than 2 hours) before it leaves the stomach, thus emergency measures must be started immediately. Our kit addresses how and when to induce vomiting and the use of activated charcoal to help absorb the toxins. The kit also contains instructions on when it is contraindicated to induce vomiting.
Another form of poisoning is absorption of a toxic substance through the skin or mucous membranes. The kit contains the tools for flushing the eyes and mouth and bathing the dog or cat to remove harmful substances.
Contents of Kit:
Mineral oil (flavored), Hydrogen Peroxide, Detergent, Dosing syringe, Activated Charcoal Paste, Oral Rinse, Eye Irrigating Solution, Lubricating ophthalmic ointment, Skunk-Off Shampoo, Step by Step Instructions for a Poisoning Situation, Convenient First Aid Carrying Bag, Conversion chart and more!
Here is a preview of what the instructions in the kit look like.......
SCENARIO 2: YOU CANNOT CONTACT ANYONE FOR HELP AND/OR YOU ARE PHYSICALLY TOO FAR AWAY FROM A VETERINARY HOSPITAL.
INDUCE VOMITING WITH HYDROGEN PEROXIDE (DO NOT USE HYDROGEN PEROXIDE IN CATS!)
- If your dog is conscious and not having difficulty breathing, feed a small amount of food so there is some food in the stomach to facilitate vomiting.
- Give hydrogen peroxide at dose rate of...................
Common Toxic Substances when ingested:
- Chocolate: Clinical signs of chocolate poisoning are drooling, vomiting, diarrhea, excess urination, hyperactivity, muscle tremors, seizures, and coma. ................
- Raisins and grapes. Dogs that eat grapes and raisins typically vomit within a few hours of ingestion and most of the time, partially digested grapes and raisins can be seen in the vomit, fecal material, or both. At this point, some dogs stop eating (anorexia), and develop diarrhea. then dogs become quiet and lethargic, and show signs of abdominal pain..........................................
Makes a great anytime gift for the pet owner who likes to be prepared for anything!
Price of Kit is $49.99
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