Emergency Responses Jeopardy Veterinary Pet Care Agricultural Sciences Waterford, WI First Response Heimlich Maneuver CPR Poisoning Car Accident Misc $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $500 $500 $500 $500 $500 $500 First Response • What is the first thing you should always do in an emergency? • Check to make sure the scene is safe • First Response • This is what the ABC’s stand for • Airway, Breathing, Circulation First Response • Before leaving for a veterinarian, you should do this. • Call the vet to alert them of your pending arrival First Response • If a dog is not breathing but has a heartbeat, what would be the appropriate response? • Rescue Breathing First Response • If a dog is not breathing and has no heartbeat, what would be the appropriate response? • CPR Heimlich Maneuver • If a dog is choking, this would be the appropriate first response to address the choking problem: • Try to remove the object by hand Heimlich Maneuver • To perform the Heimlich on a dog, you must do what general motion? • 5 thrusts inward and upward on the abdomen below the rib cage Heimlich Maneuver • Where should your fist be placed to perform the Heimlich? • Below the rib cage Heimlich Maneuver • If you cannot pick up the dog, what should you do to perform the Heimlich? • Lay the dog on its side and perform the compressions on the abdomen from the side Heimlich Maneuver • If the dog goes unconscious while you are trying to expel the object from its windpipe, what should you do? • Keep performing the Heimlich until the object is expelled, then perform rescue breathing if needed. CPR • CPR is needed under what 2 conditions? • No pulse and no breathing CPR • Where should chest compressions be performed on a dog for CPR? • Widest part of the chest CPR • How deep should the chest compressions go? • 1-3 inches on a big dog; ½ - 1 inch on a small dog CPR • If you are with a person, you perform ____ compressions for every breath. If you are alone, you perform ____ compressions for every breath • 5;3 CPR • If the dog is small, they should face _____ you during CPR. If the dog is large, they should face _____ you during CPR. • Towards; Away from Poisoning • If you have to make a dog vomit, you would use this • 3% hydrogen peroxide Poisoning • This is the rate you would give 3% hydrogen peroxide to make a dog vomit • 1 teaspoon for every 10 lbs of body weight up to 9 teaspoons Poisoning • If you have to take the dog to a vet, you should bring this along. • The poison and the vomit Poisoning • You should do this before making a dog vomit using hydrogen peroxide. • Try to feed it moist dog food Poisoning • This is the number for ASPCA Poison Control • 1-800-548-2423 Car Accident • If you see a dog hit by a car, you must first do this before responding • Make sure the scene is safe Car Accident • If you suspect a spinal injury from a car accident, you should do this as a precaution to prevent further spinal injury • Not move the dog unless you have to and/or use a board or blanked to move the dog Car Accident • This is the first thing you should check when treating an animal hit by a car • ABC’s Car Accident • If a dog has eviscerated organs, you must do this. • Keep them moist Car Accident • This is what you should do to the dog on the way to the vet to prevent shock. • Cover it with a blanket Misc • When treating an animal with heatstroke, this is the appropriate way to cool it down. • Cover with a towel and douse it with tepid water. Misc • This is how you would treat a penetrating chest wound. • Cover the wound with a pad covered in antibiotic gauze or petroleum jelly and transport to the vet Misc • If the dog has an object embedded into its body, you would do this: • Leave the object in place and secure with gauze, tape, or a foam coffee cup. Transport to the vet Misc • If the dog has a fractured or broken bone, this is what you would do to prevent further injury before transporting to the vet: • Wrap the affected area in a towel and secure with tape Misc • This is how you treat frost bite: • Wrap the affected areas in a warm towel or soak in tepid water FINAL JEOPARDY • Make your wagers! • This is how you would respond to an animal that has been badly burned by a pot of scalding water. • Rinse off the affected area with cool water if possible. – Cover the affected area with a cool, wet cloth or cold pack and wrap in a loose bandage. – Transport the animal to the vet; cover with a blanket to prevent shock and call before leaving.