Veterinary Medical Referral Service

P.O. Box 65061
University Place, WA 98464

(253)475-5301

www.vmrctacoma.com

This is a list of items that are good to have on hand in case of an injury or emergency

 

Telephone numbers

  • Family Clinic
  •  Emergency Clinic
  •  Poison Control

Record of pet's normal weight

Rectal thermometer

Hemostats or blunt-tipped tweezers

Bandaging material

  • Gauze pads
  • 1-2 inch rolls of gauze
  • Bandage tape
  • Blunt scissors to cut bandage and trim fur

Commercial muzzle or length of fabric to make one

Antiseptic soap

Cotton balls

Lubricants (e.g. Vaseline, KY jelly)

Sterile saline

Antibiotic ointment

Hydrocortisone ointment

Activated charcoal

Hydrogen peroxide 3%

Disposable gloves

Penlight

Stethoscope