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7014 Huntley Rd. Carpentersville, IL 60110

Traveling with your pet?

Here are some pet packing ideas…

1. Your pet's medical records - vaccine history, rabies certificate, medications

2. Your veterinarian's name, address and phone number

3. AAHA veterinary lookup - click here

4. Animal Poison Control 888-426-4435

5. Pet Poison Helpline 800-213-6680

6. Microchip number & chip manufacturer name/number (AVID, Home Again…)

7.  Bandaging materials:  roll gauze • vet wrap • adhesive tape • small scissors • tweezers

8.  Medications:  Benadryl --- consult vet for proper dosing (good for bug bites, stings) • Triple antibiotic ointment (neosporin) ***NO ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, etc.) or acetaminophin (tylenol)***

9.   Heartworm preventative • Flea/tick preventative

10.  Cleansers: • Pet safe ear wash • sterile eye wash --- NOT contact eye solution • hydrogen peroxide --- can be diluted 50/50 with water for cleaning small wounds; do NOT use in eyes or ears; consult vet to induce vomiting

11.  Miscellaneous: • fresh water • pet food • food / water bowls • leash • nail trimmer • cornstarch (to stop a bleeding nail) • tick remover tool • digital 'fever' thermometer • towels • blankets • hot/cold packs • latex gloves • flashlight

Veterinary Topics