Here is a list of resources to help in an emergency. This list is not all inclusive and the best time to read this information is BEFORE you have an emergency. If you have an emergency, you should be reacting to it, not researching information on the internet. Call your vet as soon as possible in an emergency, they are your best resource.

Poison Control (Human) 1-800-222-1222

Animal Poison Control 1-888-426-4435*
*A $65 consultation fee may be applied to your credit card

Vital signs & how to take them
http://www.cvmbs.colostate.edu/clinsci/wing/firstaid/vital.htm
http://petcare.suite101.com/article.cfm/is_my_dog_sick_how_to_check_a_dogs_vitals
http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=2+1677&aid=2425
http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&A=292&S=1&SourceID=20 - Physical Exam Checklist


When to call the Vet
http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=2+1677&aid=2895


How to Handle Dogs in Emergencies, Choking, Muzzles, Splints, Tourniquets, Bleeding etc
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/k.westgate/aid.htm


Shock (from trauma, not electrocution)
http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&A=295&S=1&SourceID=20


Bleeding
http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&A=296&S=1&SourceID=20


Burns
http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&A=385&S=1&SourceID=20


CPR
http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=2+1677&aid=1604
http://www.berner.org/pages/dogcpr.pdf


Choking/Heimlich Maneuver
http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=2+1677&aid=3551


Dehydration
http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&A=352&S=1&SourceID=20


Drowning/Near Drowning
http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&A=359&S=1&SourceID=20


Electrocution
http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&A=360&S=1&SourceID=20


First Aid Kit
http://www.canismajor.com/dog/fstaidk.html


Fractures
http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&A=365&S=1&SourceID=20


Impalement/Penetrating Injuries
http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&A=368&S=1&SourceID=20


Poisonous Foods/Plants/Materials

Poison Control (Human) 1-800-222-1222
Animal Poison Control 1-888-426-4435*
*A $65 consultation fee may be applied to your credit card

http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/plants/dogs/index.html
http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=2+1659&aid=1030
http://www.doberdogs.com/Toxic.html

Mushrooms: http://www.namyco.org/toxicology/poison_syndromes.html


NON Toxic Plants
http://www.sniksnak.com/plants.html


Index of Emergencies and their Protocols
http://www.vetinfo.com/dencyclopedia/deindex.html - Hundreds of Articles, has a search engine

http://www.peteducation.com/category.cfm?c=2+1677

http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=SRC&S=1&SourceID=20


Last edited by MaxaLisa; 08/26/14 04:59 AM.