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First Aid Kit For A Yorkie Puppy and Yorkshire Terrier Adult
what you should have on hand in an emergency

  1. Thermometer - digital is best; normal temp is 100 - 102

  2. Scissors - blunt and sharp

  3. Tweezers - removing stingers or slivers

  4. Penlight

  5. Magnifying glass (hand-held)

  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 dressings can be used as a pressure bandage to stop bleeding or as a temporary muzzle

  11. Adhesive tape - first aid white tape

  12. Cotton wool or Cotton balls

  13. Q-tips or swabs

  14. Elastic wrap or Ace bandage

  15. Turkey baster or bulb syringe - for flushing wounds, force feeding

  16. Syringes - 1 cc, 3 cc and 6 cc for administering hydrating liquids and medicating adults

  17. Eye dropper - for medicating puppies, when hydrating use the 1 or 3 cc syringes

  18. Bottled sterile water

  19. Alcohol swabs

  20. Triple antibiotic ointment - Neosporin for cuts or scrapes

  21. Topical cream - Cortizone 10 for insect bites

  22. Eye flush solution - (Sterile Saline - Artificial tears) rinse foreign material from the eyes.

  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

  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

  28. Nail Clippers

  29. Grooming Clippers

  30. Water-based sterile lubricant like KY jelly

  31. Latex Gloves - non powder

Remember although there are many human medicines that are pet friendly
always consult your vet before self-medicating your yorkie puppy or Yorkshire Terrier 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 mins.

  • Charcoal, Blackened Toast, Crackers or Canned Dog Food 
    for binding stomach poisons

  • Mineral oil, Milk of Magnesia -1/4 cc per pound or Pure Canned Pumpkin - 1 tsp  
    for constipation in a yorkie puppy
    and adult Yorkshire Terrier

  • Baby Benadryl - 1/2 cc per pound
    bee sting - administer immediately
    stingers 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

    allergies- excessive sneezing
    eliminates stress from puppy shots

  • Rescue Remedy - available at health food stores
    gentle pet sedative 

  • Baby liquid aspirin or tablet - buffered 1/4 cc per pound
    for fever or pain - anti-inflammatory

  • Pepto Bismol - 1/4 cc per pound
    for upset belly, relieves vomiting, stomach gas, diarrhea

  • Emotrol - 1/4 cc per pound
    relieves vomiting

  • Kaopectate - 1/2 cc per pound
    for persistent diarrhea

  • Mylicon - 1/4 cc per pound
    for gas

  • Elixer, Robatussin CF - 1/2 cc per 5 lbs
    for colds

  • Bonine - 1/2 tablet per 5 lbs
    for motion sickness - car rides

  • Nutracal or Nutri-drops - White Karo Syrup will work in a pinch
    Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar
    further information please visit yorkie puppy Hypoglycemia


  • Benebac 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 flavor
    for replacing electrolytes caused by excessive diarrhea or vomiting; prevents dehydration

    WARNING: Never use products that contain Tylenol, Ibuprofen or Motrin they're poisonous to dogs


POISON HOTLINES - helpful toxic information for the life of your yorkie


    Kansas State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital is offering a FREE poison control hotline for pet owners and veterinarians (Monday-Friday 8-5pm).
    1+785-532-5679 is the number and the service has been available since 1969. Dr Oehme, a vet and professor in toxicology and pathology oversees the hotline. Dr Oehme offers these suggestions:

    Be patient. The person answering the phone may have to take a few minutes to consult the vet on duty.

    Call as soon as possible. Immediate attention might save your animal. But waiting to see if there is a reaction could cost your animal their life.

    Have any product labels available for answers. The vet might need to know milligrams and generic names.

    Know that the toxicologists are also taking calls from vets about other animals and other problems, including those problems with large animals.

  • National Animal Poison Control Center

    a not for profit service of the University of Illinois
    NAPCC has three telephone numbers for easy access. Help is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

    900) 680-0000 costs $20 for the first five minutes and $2.95 for each additional minute billed to your telephone. (800) 548-2423 and (888) ANI-HELP [(888) 426-4435]. These are credit- card-only numbers for $30 per case. (Only Master Card, Visa, American Express, and Discover cards are accepted).
  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Poison Guide
  • Searchable Toxicology Database

  • ASPCA - Animal Poison Control FAQ
  • This Texas A & M webpage contains a reference chart of poisonous plants and plant parts and related symptoms if ingested
  • Antifreeze Poisoning 
  • Chart of toxicity by chocolate type and dog weight
  • Poisonous Plants

  • Raisin/Grape toxicity


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