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Before you have to deal with an emergency, discuss the possibility with your veterinarian so you can be prepared to take action quickly. Know the answers to the following questions:
What number should I call if my pet gets sick/injured after regular business hours?
Where is the closest 24-hour emergency facility? (Visit their website, map how to get there.)
Are pet first aid classes available in my area?
Do I have a complete pet first aid kit and where it is located?
What are some techniques to restrain my pet? Do I have a muzzle?
What transport techniques are recommended?
What should I do if my pet has an obstruction of the airway due to a foreign object?