Jeffersonville, Ind. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014
Taking care of your pet in an emergency situation can be a challenge. Many families associate their pet similar to a family member and don’t want to see them in pain. So by taking time now to prepare yourself and a few supplies for a Pet First Aid Kit, you’ll be better prepared in time of an emergency. PetFirst shares tips and information on you can better prepare.
Standard information and supplies for every pet owner:
There are supplies every pet parent should have on hand in case of an emergency or natural disaster such as important phone numbers for the veterinarian, the emergency veterinary clinic and the Animal Poison Control Center (888-426-4435), as well as your pet’s medical history. It is also important to keep your pet’s collar with tag on your pet at all time. Make sure the tag’s information is up-to-date, as well as any microchipping information should your pet be microchipped.
Other general supplies to consider include:
Examining or evaluating your pet’s injuries:
Keep in mind your pet may be in pain, and may be scared or confused. Your pet, who is normally loving and gentle, may show aggression, growl and even try to harm anyone who comes near them. Keep these tips in mind as you assess your pet’s injuries:
To learn more about Pet First Aid, including treatment for poisoning due to household chemicals and pet seizures, visit http://www.petfirst.com.
Should your pet be involved in an accident or become ill, pet insurance from PetFirst can reimburse pet parents up to 90% of their veterinary expenses. The time to get pet insurance is now, before an accident or illness occurs. For more information on PetFirst pet insurance and to customize your personal quote, visit http://www.petfirst.com or call 877-894-7387.
PetFirst is the fastest growing pet insurer in North America offering easy-to-understand lifelong coverage for dogs and cats. PetFirst’s comprehensive coverage is unique in the industry providing simplified policies with coverage for hereditary, chronic and breed-specific conditions with no per diagnosis limits. PetFirst offers pet insurance in all 50 states and the District of Columbia through animal welfare agencies, retailers, employers as well as other partners. PetFirst polices are underwritten by American Alternative Insurance Corporation (Munich Re) which is rated by A.M. Best as A+. Additional services are underwritten by Lloyd’s. For more information about PetFirst pet insurance, visit http://www.petfirst.com or call 877-894-7387.