Here is a list of some things that you might want to include in your dog's first aid kit.
It's nice to have one on hand at your house.
You never know when it might come in handy:
Buffered aspirin - 5 mg per lb. every 12 hrs. (DO NOT USE TYLENOL)
Benadryl - up to 2 mg. per lb. every 8 hrs.
Dramamine - up to 50 mg. every 8 hrs.
Hydrogen peroxide (3% solution) - 10 ml. by mouth every 15 minutes to induce vomiting (after accidental ingestion of poison). Be sure to check poison label to see if vomiting is advised.
Real cotton balls (not synthetic) - can be fed to dog if dog has ingested glass or other sharp objects.
Charcoal capsules for those times when regurgitation is "NOT" the way to go
Styptic pencil, forceps, tweezers, large size gauze pads
Non-steroidal eye ointment, antibiotic cream, anti-itch spray, Vaseline
Sterile eye wash
Elastic bandage wrap, Q-tips
Terry cloth towel to use as a pressure pack on any open wound
Thermometer (buy one of the newer ones that can be used in the ear - they are great!)
Small muzzle or fabric to make one
First aid manual for pets
All emergency telephone numbers for vet, emergency clinic, poison control, etc.
Roll of tape to keep pressure pack on tight
Cloth to make a tourniquet
Fresh bottle of water
Cold packet, the one that you twist and it becomes cold
Mylar emergency blanket
Pill popper to give tablets if the dog cannot help easily
A pair of blunt-edged scissors