new + improved: first aid kit

June 22, 2015

Just as it makes good sense to have a first aid kit at your home, in your backpack and in your car should you or a family member get hurt, same goes for your thrill sniffer. After all, outdoor adventure-loving dogs are more apt to get hurt.

Much of what your dog would need if injured is just what a human would, so we made a first aid kit that combines items that both you and your dog could need in case of an injury or incident during your adventures. Each of our Explorer First Aid Kits now include:

  • 1 Instant Cold Compress
  • 1 Emergency Blanket
  • 5 Bandaids
  • 1 Pair of Vinyl Gloves (Latex + Powder Free)
  • 4 Alcohol Prep Pads
  • 2 Sting Relief Pads
  • 2 Antiseptic Wipes
  • 1 Rubber Tourniquet
  • 3 Rolls of Non-Adhesive Dressing
  • 1 Roll of Tape
  • 1 Pair of Scissors
  • 2 Non-Woven Wound Pads 3" x 3"
  • 2 Non-Adhesive Pads 2" x 3"
  • 10 Cotton Tipped Applicators
  • 1 Oral Syringe
  • 1 Wood Tongue Compressor
  • 1 CPR Mask (for humans)
  • 1 Bottle of Hand Sanitizer 2 oz.
  • 1 Bottle of Saline Eye Wash 0.5 oz.
  • 1 Bottle of 3% Hydrogen Peroxide 3.4 oz
  • 1 Styptic Pencil
  • 1 Pair of Tick Removal Tweezers
  • 1 Brush/Comb
  • 1 Portable Adventure Bag

That's 46 total pieces in one convenient travel bag! But there is still some room so that you can supplement the kit with other items you may need like medications specifically for your dog.

Click here to buy one today or if you don't want to buy a pre-made first aid kit for your dog, that's OK too but it's always best to be prepared. You can make your own pet first aid kit easily enough by collecting these items and placing them in a sealable plastic container. 

Of course, bandages don’t apply themselves and tweezers don’t automatically remove splinters. So be sure to bone up, no pun intended, on your pet first aid. Here’s just one of several such books available on

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