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Dr. Kellon's Guide to First Aid for Horses

Dr. Kellon's Guide to First Aid for Horses

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Part Number:897

Author: Eleanor Kellon VMD

Spiral-bound: 352 pages, 4" x 7.5"

Sound professional advice on what to do until the veterinarian arrives.


A quick and easy reference to conditions that require emergency treatment. Dr. Kellon’s Guide to First Aid for Horses offers guidelines to be followed in determining what a horse's problem could be, and it suggests information that should be given to the veterinarian as soon as you call. This guide is organized by color-coded chapters on specific types of problems and  on specific anatomical areas and organ systems. At the beginning of each chapter is a quick reference list of symptoms and topics that allows you to turn immediately to those sections of the chapter that might pertain to your horse’s problems.


Dr. Kellon’s Guide to First Aid for Horses includes lists of symptoms and their causes, instructions for home treatment, and checklists of the first aid supplies necessary to deal with the following emergencies:

  • Concussions, burns, and shock
  • Abrasions, lacerations, bleeding
  • Smoke inhalation, asthma, and emphysema
  • Fever, botulism, and blood poisoning
  • Colic, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea
  • Hypothermia, hyperthermia, and frostbite
  • Stroke, muscle cramps, laminitis, and seizures
  • Bladder infection and stones in the urinary tract
  • Prolonged labor, newborn emergencies
  • Allergies and adverse drug reactions
  • And many other life threatening situations or conditions
  •  Also includes reference sections on preparing horses for treatment, restraint, drug reactions, and managing trapped horses. 
Keeping a copy of Dr. Kellon’s Guide to First Aid for Horses close at hand should be the goal of every horse owner.


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