First Aid for Pets

bandaged face cat in a bag

 

 

 

SECTION ONE
Introduction
Safety

SECTION TWO
Restraining a dog
Muzzling a dog

SECTION THREE
How to pick up a dog

SECTION FOUR
Restraining a cat
Transporting a cat

SECTION FIVE
Resuscitation
Nose to mouth resuscitation
Cardiac resuscitation

SECTION SIX
Shock

SECTION SEVEN
Bleeding
External bleeding
Pressure bandage
Internal bleeding

SECTION EIGHT
Wounds
Wound management
Bandaging wounds
Abscess
Fish hooks

SECTION NINE
Burns
Chemical burns
Electrical burns

SECTION TEN
Limb injuries
Fractures
Supporting the fracture
Dislocations
Bruises, sprains & strains
Anterior cruciate rupture
Broken or bleeding nail

SECTION ELEVEN
Head, neck and spinal injuries
Head injuries
Spinal injuries

SECTION TWELVE
Facial injuries
The eye
The nose
The ear
The jaw

SECTION THIRTEEN
Injuries to the chest
Wounds
Flail chest
Pneumothorax / Haemothorax
Diaphragmatic hernia

SECTION FOURTEEN
Injuries to the abdomen and pelvis
Injuries to the abdomen
Swallowed foreign bodies
Fur balls
Injuries to the pelvis
Urinary retention
Tail injuries

SECTION FIFTEEN
Poisoning

SECTION SIXTEEN
Bites and stings
Pressure immobilization
Bee
Cane Toads
European Wasp
Red Back Spider
Snakes
Ticks

SECTION SEVENTEEN
Overexposure to heat or cold
Hyperthermia / heat stroke
Hypothermia
Frostbite

SECTION EIGHTEEN
Emergencies caused by illness
Bloat
Choking
Convulsions-fitting
Diarrhoea
Vomiting

SECTION NINETEEN
Birthing problems and post-birthing first-aid
Birthing problems
Milk Fever
Mastitis

APPENDIX 1
Medicating your cat

APPENDIX 2
Medicating your dog

APPENDIX 3
Restraining your cat for treatment

APPENDIX 4
Restraining your dog for treatment

APPENDIX 5
Making an Elizabethan collar

INDEX
Alphabetical index

These pages have been loosely set up using the St John Ambulance Australian First Aid manual as this is a wonderful text and many people are aware of these manuals world wide. I would strongly recommend this manual if you are interested in first aid for humans.

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    Fiona

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