WHAT TO HAVE IN YOUR FIRST-AID KIT
First-Aid Kits can be as elaborate or basic as you would like. Below is a list of essential items to have in your kit.
- Sharp scissors
- Antiseptic solution and scrub (eg Betadine)
- Cotton wool
- Gauze pads or swabs
- Latex gloves
- Saline solution (for irrigation/cleaning)
- Elastoplast or some other type of adhesive bandage
KEEP YOUR VET'S CONTACT DETAILS WRITTEN ON THE FIRST AID-BOX.
It is important to prepare your first-aid kit well in advance of an actual emergency and keep it in a clean, dry place where it is readily accessible. It is also a good idea to keep a first-aid kit in your float or truck in case you encounter any problems when away from home.