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. . . whenever you are traveling with your Bullie, make sure that you bring your Bulldog first aid kit and medicince chest with you.

Bulldog Medicine Chest

Below you'll find a basic checklist of medications and first aid equipment you should have on hand to care for your Bulldog. This should by no means take the place of the advice of a veterinarian. Please consult your vet about the proper use of any of the items on this list.


Medications List
Buffered Aspirin (DO NOT give Tylenol or Advil!) - Use to relieve minor aches and pains due to injury or arthritis
Dosage: One adult tablet for each 50lbs of dog weight (once every 8 hours)

Vaseline

Desitin - Use for minor skin irritations, keeping skin folds dry, and minor sunburn

Anticoagulant (styptic powder) - Use to stop bleeding caused by cutting into the quick when trimming nails
Antibiotic ointment

Hydrogen peroxide - Use to induce vomiting or as a general antiseptic cleanser
Dosage: 1 tsp per 10lbs of dog weight, repeat once in 15 minutes if necessary (to induce vomiting)

Antidiarrheal (Kaopectate) - Use to treat diarrhea
Dosage: Kaopectate = 1sp for each 20lbs of dog every 4 hours

Antiemetic (Pepto Bismol) - Use to control vomiting and diarrhea
Dosage: Pepto Bismol = 1 tsp per 20lbs of dog weight every 4 hours (tends to be more effective for diarrhea in dogs than strict antidiarrheal medications)

Ipecac syrup - Use to induce vomiting
Dosage: 1 tsp per 5lbs of dog weight (try hydrogen peroxide first)

RealLemon plastic lemon - Use to clear phlegm from the Bulldog's throat and ease breathing
Dosage: squirt liberally into the back of throat

Cough medicine (Triaminic) - Use to control cough and as expectorant
Dosage: Triaminic = 1 tsp per 20lbs of dog weight every 4-6 hours (short-term use only)

Antibiotic ointment

Antiseptic solution

Ophthalmic ointment (non-steroid)

Antihistamine (Benadryl) - Use for allerigic reactions and bee/wasp stings
Dosage: Benadryl = 1 mg per 1lb of dog weight upt o 50 mg

First Aid Equipment List
Roll of 1" first aid tape
2"-3" gauze rolls
Ace bandage
Blunt nose scissors
Tefla pads
Cotton balls
Blanket
Syringes (without needles)
Tweezers
Rectal thermometer
Nail trimmers

Note: This document is provided for information purposes only. Lord Goliath's Bulldog Domain does not guarantee the veracity of this information. Under no circumstances should this information replace the advice of your verterinarian.