Once an emergency has occurred, the first thing to do is to check the dog’s ABC’s: airway, breathing, and circulation. If the dog is not breathing and the airway seems obstructed, visually check for any obstruction that could be blocking the dog’s airway and if necessary perform the canine Heimlich maneuver.
he materials inside a pet first aid kit can be used to treat minor emergencies and to assist you and your pet in case a major emergency occurs. As you build your pet first aid kit, familiarize yourself with materials and methods that may be needed to help your pet in an emergency.
n the event that a dog is not breathing, CPR, also known as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and mouth-to-snout resuscitation, can be used to save the dog’s life and stabilize the dog until professional medical treatment is carried out. In order to correctly perform Canine CPR.