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close this bookRestraining Animals and Simple Treatments (IIRR, 1996, 53 p.)
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View the documentForeword
View the documentRestraining animals
View the documentPhysical examination
View the documentParaveterinary kit
View the documentDosages
View the documentCommon units of measurement
View the documentReading drug labels
View the documentEstimating live weight
View the documentAdministering medicine
View the documentEmergency procedures
View the documentWhen to call a veterinarian
View the documentGlossary

Paraveterinary kit

A simple paraveterinary kit should contain the following:

- Veterinary syringe
- Non-disposable needles
- Cotton
- 70¾ alcohol
- Iodine
- Commonly used antibiotic, like Penicillin
- Thermometer
- Distilled water
- Soap
- Pair of forceps
- Pair of scissors
- Notebook and Den.

How to care for a paraveterinary kit

- Keep all medicines out of reach of children.
- Label all medicines.
- Indicate directions for use.
- Note expiration dates.
- Always use sterilized instruments.