Rectal thermometer - digital is best: normal temp is 100 - 102.
2. Scissors - blunt and
3. Tweezers -
removing stinger or slivers.
5. Magnifying glass
6. Tongue depressors
- act as temporary leg splints or to clear an animal's airway.
7. Forceps - to
remove foreign objects from the throat.
8. Silver nitrate
sticks - to stop bleeding.
9. Quick stop -
stops bleeding nail.
10. Assorted bandages and
dressings - larger dressing can be used as a presure bandage to
bleeding or as a temporary
11. Adhesive tape - first
aid white tape.
12. Cotton wool or cotton
13. Q-tips or swabs.
14. Turkey baster or bulb
syringe - for flushing wounds, force feeding.
15. Elastic wrap or Ace
16. syringes - 1cc, 3 cc
and 6cc for administering hydrating liquids and medicating
17. Eye dropper - for
medicating puppies, when hydrating use the 1 or 3 cc syringes
18. Bottled sterile water.
19. Triple antibiotic
ointment - Neosporin for cuts or scrapes.
20. Alcohol swabs.
21. Topical cream -
Cortizone 10 for insect bites.
22. Eye flush solution -
(Sterile saline - Artificial tears) rinse foreign material from
23. Baking soda - for
packing a bee sting or soothing a burn.
24. Epsom salts - for cuts
or scrapes prevents staff infections.
25. Liquid grease cutting
soap - Dawn; for rinsing off any chemicals or pesticides from
the skin also kills fleas.
26. Cold pack - for
swelling - frozen baby peas will work in a pinch.
27. Heat pad - for warming
a cold puppy or a puppy in progressive stages of Hypoglycemia.
28. Nail clippers.
29. Grooming clippers.
30. water-based sterile
lubricant (like KY jelly)
gloves - non powder
although there are many human medicines that are pet
always consult your Vet before self-medicating your
Yorkshire Terrier Puppy/Adult
Hydrogen peroxide 3%
used as an antiseptic
or to induce vomiting - 1 1/2 cc per 5 lbs
repeat only once if vomiting doesn't occur in 15-20
Charcoal, Blackened Toast, Crackers or Canned Dog
for binding stomach poisons
oil, Milk of Magnesia -1/4 cc per pound or Pure
Canned Pumpkin - 1 tsp
for constipation in a yorkie puppy and adult
Baby Benadryl - 1/2 cc
bee sting - administer immediately
can usually be found in the paw, face or muzzle
bee stings are deadly for some dogs, severe swelling
can occur causing difficulty breathing cutting off
the dogs airways
eliminates stress from puppy shots
Remedy - available at health food stores
gentle pet sedative
liquid aspirin or tablet - buffered 1/4 cc per pound
for fever or pain - anti-inflammatory
Bismol - 1/4 cc per pound
for upset belly, relieves vomiting, stomach gas,
- 1/4 cc per pound
Kaopectate - 1/2 cc per pound
for persistent diarrhea
- 1/4 cc per pound
Robatussin CF - 1/2 cc per 5 lbs
1/2 tablet per 5 lbs
for motion sickness - car rides
or Nutri-drops - White Karo Syrup will work in a
Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar
information please visit
yorkie puppy Hypoglycemia
in small tubes or acidophilus powder form
for excessive diarrhea - Benebac contains
acidophilus; good bacteria
Pedialyte unflavored - Gatorade will work in a pinch
- 50/50 into fresh drinking for 48 hours
for replacing electrolytes caused by excessive
diarrhea or vomiting; prevents dehydration
also helps in binding loose stools
Rebound - beef or chicken
electrolytes caused by excessive diarrhea or
vomiting; prevents dehydration
WARNING: Never use products that contain Tylenol,
Ibuprofen or Motrin they're poisonous to dogs
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