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Offline Moonsong

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First Aid Kit Ideas
« on: June 19, 2017, 01:00:11 PM »
Yesterday my mom and I were shopping at Target and because of certain purchases were able to get a nice first-aid bag for free. I thought it would be cool to have dog first aid stuff as well as human first aid stuff in there for the both of us. I thought I'd make a post to get some ideas as to what should go into the first-aid kits.

Here's what I was thinking of so far:
*Band-aids
*Neosporin (which is safe to use on dogs, right?)
*Quickstop

There are a few other things I feel like might be a good idea, like maybe some kind of bandaging or wrapping, but I'm at a loss as to what it should be (there are different kinds of bandages, it seems, for both human and dog) or even if it's a safe idea for me to bandage something since I don't have experience wrapping bandages.

So anyways, what would you guys put in a first aid kit, both for humans and for dogs?
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Re: First Aid Kit Ideas
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2017, 01:03:08 PM »
I always have an unpaired ankle sock in mine when we go hiking or camping. X- P Worst case, it's a foot covering. And my dryer eats socks anyway, so I have a lot of unpaired ankle socks. Although that's also because we don't have booties, so if you had those, they'd probably work better.

If you're in a hot area, one of those cooling packs that you can activate might be useful.
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Re: First Aid Kit Ideas
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2017, 01:15:29 PM »
Cooling or heating compresses. The ones you open and shake up.