Here’s a pretty cool idea: the American Red Cross recently released an app for iPhone and Android that offers pet first-aid information at your fingertips. The aptly named Pet First Aid App is loaded with features:
—Convenient toggle between cat and dog content.
—Simple step-by-step instructions guide you through everyday emergencies in the palm of
—Prepare and protect your pet’s health with advice on administering medication, time to say
goodbye, behavioral help and how to act in a disaster situation.
—Early warning sign checker for preventive care.
—Programmable veterinary contact number to be available when needed throughout the app.
—Learn first aid steps for over 25 common pet situations through a combination of text, video
and images, in addition to identifying common toxic substances.
—Locate your nearest emergency vet hospital or pet-friendly hotels.
—Respond to pet emergencies with “how to” videos for the common and stressful emergency
situations inclusive of size specific CPR techniques.
—Customize multiple pet profiles and set veterinary appointments.
—Interactive quizzes allow you to earn badges that you can share with your friends along with
a picture of your pet.
Sounds like a decent deal at just 99 cents. Has anyone tried it yet?