Is the animal breathing?
Is the animal conscious?
What is the colour of the animals eyes?
Is the animal whining?
What is the temperature of the ears?
Airway, Breathing, Coronary
Airway, Barking, Circulation
Airway, Breathing, Circulation
Airway, Barking, Coronary
The animal is excited or subdued
High or irregular heart rate
The animal feels cold to the touch
Pale or normal colour gums
It may be breathing slowly, rapidly, shallow or deep
Restrict the animal’s movement.
Stop any bleeding by applying pressure.
Keep the animal as quiet and calm as possible.
Transport the animal to the vets as soon as possible.
Monitor the animal’s vital signs
Prevent loss of body heat