First Aid For My Dog – Practical Guide
First Aid For My Dog – Practical Guide
First Aid For My Dog – Practical Guide
First Aid For My Dog – Practical Guide

First Aid For My Dog – Practical Guide - Version anglaise

Providing help while waiting for the veterinarian… Because an image is worth a thousand words, this practical guide is illustrated with over 700 photos and diagrams, together with simple technical explanations. With its help, you will be able to respond adequately when your four-legged friend is injured, unwell or intoxicated. For all caring pet owners. 248 p.

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Our dogs have become true members of our family. When an accident occurs, following basic first aid procedures, calling the veterinarian and taking the dog quickly to a qualified professional will prevent any deterioration in your dog’s state of health.

  • Special mention of “BEST PRACTICAL GUIDE 2019” by the S.C.C. (Société centrale canine)

An essential guide that any caring pet owner should consult regularly.

Description:

The procedures presented in this book are not intended to replace the advice of a veterinarian. But they will help you to best protect your companion’s life and health while waiting to transport him or her to the health professional. 

The purpose of this book is to allow any owner: 

  • to recognize signs of distress, 
  • to do the best he/she can to preserve the dog’s life, 
  • to avoid, if possible, any aggravation while waiting for the veterinarian’s advice over the phone and the provision of professional medical care to your pet. 

In a pocket format and in the form of an alphabet, this guide is meant to be practical and accessible. It will slip easily into your backpack during walks or in your First Aid Kit. 

Foreword by Prof. D. GRANDJEAN, this book will be accessible for everyone. 

MVDr, PhD, HDR 

Veterinary doctor 

Doctor of Nutrition 

Head of the Livestock, Equine and Carnivorous Pathology Department 

Unit Director Livestock and Sports Medicine (U.M.E.S.) 

Professor and Researcher at the National Veterinary School of Alfort 

Chief Veterinary Officer (Colonel) of the Paris Fire Brigade

SUMMARY

PART I:

THE EMERGENCY CHAIN

SAFETY

- The HEDIGER rule

- Approaching the animal

- Observe its behaviour

- The aggressive animal

- Putting on a makeshift muzzle

- Restraining the dog : sitting, standing, lying down

- Moving the dog

- Avoiding and caring for dog bites

MAKING AN EMERGENCY CALL TO THE VETERINARIAN

- The emergency call

PART II : FIRST AID

IDENTIFYING LIFE-THREATENING EMERGENCIES

- Is the dog bleeding profusely? Is the dog choking? Is the dog responding?

- Clearing the airways

- Is the dog breathing?

- Is there a heartbeat?

- First aid actions to be performed in response to life-threatening emergencies

- Additional symptoms that can be reported to the veterinarian

- Breathing frequencies over 1 minute

- Heart rates over 1 minute

- Overview: searching for signs of life-threatening distress

- Overview: searching for lesions

- Morphology/Anatomy

- Blood volume

- Comparing the age of a dog with human age

- Characteristic elements of dog emergencies

CHOKING

- Looking inside the mouth/throat

- Slapping the back

- Compressing the abdomen

- Slaps and compressions

BLEEDING

- Applying local compression

- Applying a tourniquet

- Externalized bleeding

- Protection of the responder

LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS

- Recovery position

- Sternal recovery position

CARDIAC ARREST

- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

- Chest compression

- Compression / release of the thorax

- Position of the responder

- Insufflations : mouth to nose

PART III : SUMMARY AND INDEX

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF INJURIES

- Bandages

- Chemical burns

- Claw torn off

- Cold shock - hydrocution

- Convulsive seizure

- Deformed area - contusions

- Diarrhea

- Drowning

- Electric shock

- Envenomation

- Evisceration

- Eye damage

- Fishhook

- Frostbite

- Giving birth

- Gunshot wound

- Heat stroke

- Hypothermia

- Intoxications

- Limb fractures

- Pawpads

- Severe burn

- Severe injuries

- Simple burn

- Simple wound

- Skull - trauma, concussion

- Smoke - Fire

- Spikelets - foxtail grass

- Spine, pelvis injury

- State of shock

- Stomach dilation / Torsion

- Ticks

- Urine - blood

- Vaccines

- Vomiting

- Wounds caused by a foreign body

PART IV:

ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION

EMERGENCY FIRST-AID KITS

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

IN THE SAME COLLECTION

WARNING

LEGAL INFORMATION

First publication: February 2019

Dim.: 10,5 x 17,5 cm

ISBN: 978-2-35738-537-5

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