First Aid Kit – Hunting Dog

An injury or other emergency can really take the fun out of a great day in the field. BE PREPARED. One of the items needed is a good (up-to-date) canine first aid book. Really good advice would be to spend time studying it. If you have questions, visit with your veterinarian as they will be more than happy to help. There are numerous commercial canine first aid kits on the market, some good and some not so good. You can build your own, save money, end up with higher quality components and have fun at the same time. Click here for our suggested list of items needed to make up an excellent kit. You can print it out, spend part of an evening on Amazon and have everything necessary. What about a bag? If you have been paying dues for Ducks Unlimited, Delta Waterfowl, etc., you probably already have a suitable bag. If you hunt in areas with lots of ground vegetation that may be hard on hunting dog feet, then a pair of dog boots should be included. In addition, dog vests can provide protection for their underbelly and also provide some heat in cold wet conditions. No matter if you are hunting, training or just on long walk through the woods a First Aid Kit should in your vehicle – No never know when you will need it.

Hunting Dog First Aid Checklist