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Bulldog First Aid Kit
Baby or Low Dose Aspirin (DO NOT give Tylenol or Advil!) - Use to relieve minor aches and pains due to injury or arthritis Dosage: One adult tablet for each 50lbs of dog weight (once every 8 hours)
Vaseline- for the nose. Apply and leave on overnight- then wipe with soft cloth.
Desitin - Use for minor skin irritations, keeping skin folds dry, and minor sunburn
Coagulant (styptic powder) - Use to stop bleeding caused by cutting into the quick when trimming nails
Hydrogen peroxide - Use to induce vomiting or as a general antiseptic cleanser Dosage: 1 tsp. per 10lbs of dog weight, repeat once in 15 minutes if necessary (to induce vomiting)--- Use a turkey baster to administer.
Antidiarrheal (Kaopectate) - Use to treat diarrhea Dosage: 1sp for each 20lbs of dog every 4 hours
Antiemetic (Pepto Bismol) - Use to control vomiting and diarrhea Dosage: 1 tsp. per 20lbs of dog weight every 4 hours
Ipecac syrup - Use to induce vomiting Dosage: 1 tsp. per 5lbs of dog weight (try hydrogen peroxide first)
Real Lemon plastic lemon - Use to clear phlegm from the Bulldog's throat and ease breathing Dosage: squirt liberally into the back of throat
Cough medicine (Triaminic) - Use to control cough and as expectorant Dosage: 1 tsp. per 20lbs of dog weight every 4-6 hours (short-term use only)
Ophthalmic ointment (non-steroid)
Antihistamine (Benadryl) - Use for allergic reactions and bee/wasp stings Dosage: 1 mg per 1lb of dog weight up to 50 mg
First Aid Equipment List
- Roll of 1" first aid tape
- Cotton balls
- Nail trimmers / dremel
- 2"-3"gauze rolls
- Rectal thermometer
- Ace bandage
- Syringes (without needles)
- Tefla pads
- Blunt nose scissors
Welcome to the St. Louis Bulldog Rescue website. Our vision for this site is a place where people can gather to hear about and support the efforts of the rescue. In addition, we hope you will take advantage of the other features of our site as a community of English Bulldog enthusiasts. Become a member of the site, and use the forum to talk about the rescue, bulldogs in general and of course your dog!