Dallas Dog Trainer & Pet First Aid and CPR
Beth Bowers
"The Pet Education Expert"
beth@powertothepawz.com

(214) 476-9938

Blog & Resources

Dog Resources


We wanted to gather some
of our favorite resources
for you to access in one place!

Let us know if there is there something that we are missing that you want to see?

Pet First Aid Resources

Great Resources for our
Past, Current & Future Students!


Get your credit card number ready, BEFORE you call!
They will need that before you can talk to a veterinarian!

Pet Poison Helpline – (855) 764-7661

$49 consultation
Available 24/7 365 days a year


ASPCA Pet Poison Control – (888) 426-4435

$65 consultation
Available 24/7 365 days a year


Dallas & Mid-Cities
Pet Emergency Clinics
(Ft Worth coming soon!)

North Texas Emergency Pet Clinic

Carrollton, TX (off I-35)
Overnight Only
Weeknights: Mon – Thurs 6pm – 8am
Weekends: 6pm Fri – 8am Mon
Open 24hrs all holidays
Map it: 1712 West Frankford Suite #108, Carrollton, TX
Phone (972) 323-1310


Hillside Veterinary Clinic

Dallas (Mockingbird & Skillman)
Open 24hrs/365 days – No emergency fee
Map it: 6150 E. Mockingbird Ln, Dallas, TX 75214
Phone (214) 824-0397


Center for Veterinary Specialty + Emergency Care

Lewisville, TX (121 & 35E)
Open 24hrs/365 days
Map it: 2700 Lake Vista Dr, Lewisville, TX 75067
Phone (972) 820-7099


I-20 Animal Medical Center

Arlington, TX
(Open 24 hours a day – 365 days a year)
Map it: 5820 West I-20 Arlington, TX 76017
Phone (817)478-9238


Emergency Animal Clinic, Inc. (3 Locations)

All locations open overnight only
Weeknights: Mon – Thurs 6pm – 8am
Weekends: 6pm Fri – 8am Mon
Open 24hrs all holidays

Richardson/South Plano Area

Bush Turnpike / Central (75)
Map it:401 W. Pres Bush Tpke, Ste 113 Richardson, TX 75080
Phone (972) 479-9110

Dallas/High Five Area

LBJ / Greenville Ave
Map it: 12101 Greenville Ave, Ste 118 (at Markville) Dallas, TX 75243
Phone (972) 994 -9110

Dallas/Uptown Area

eClinic – Uptown Dallas
Map it: 3337 N. Fitzhugh Dallas, TX 75204
Phone (214) 520-8388


The Emergency Animal Clinic of Collin County

North Plano Area (S of 121 at Custer)
Overnight Only
Weeknights: Mon – Thurs 6pm – 8am
Weekends: 6pm Fri – 8am Mon
Open 24hrs all holidays
Map it: 10225 Custer Road, Plano, TX 75025
Phone (214) 547-9900


Denton County Animal ER

South Denton Area (Off I-35/N of Shady Shores)
Overnight Only
Weeknights: Mon – Thurs 5pm – 8am
Weekends: 5pm Fri – 8am Mon
Open 24hrs all holidays
Map it: 4145 S. I-35E, Suite 101, Denton, TX 76210
Phone (940) 271-1200
Toll Free 1-800-876-0060


Metroplex Veterinary Centre

Irving Area (Off 183/North O’Connor)
(Open 24 hours a day – 365 days a year)
Map it: 700 West Airport Freeway, Irving, TX 75062
Phone (972) 438-7113


Animal Emergency Hospital of North Texas

Grapevine Area (Hwy 114/Trophy Club)
(Open 24 hours a day – 365 days a year)
Map it: 2700 West State Hwy 114, Grapevine, TX 76051
Phone (817) 410-CARE (2273)


Lake Ray Hubbard Emergency Pet Care Center

Mesquite Area (I-30/Belt Line Rd)
(Open 24 hours a day – 365 days a year)
Map it: 4651 Belt Line Rd, Mesquite, TX 75150
Phone (972) 226-3377

First Aid Kits

We go over MUCH more items in our Seminars (including a list of over 40 things!) and explain HOW you can use some of these things, but we wanted to give you some ideas to get started!

Must Haves!

Emergency Muzzle for Safety
Digital Thermometer
Sterile Lubricant or Petroleum Jelly for thermometer
Adhesive Tape or Elastikon (which sticks to fur better!)
Sterile Gauze Pads (3 or 4 inch squares)
Gauze Rolls (2 in for small pets, 3 or 4 in for large dogs)
Bandage Scissors (blunt end)
Tweezers or Hemostats
Antihistamine (Attend a Seminar for dosage instructions and a great tip for hikers or dogs that spend a lot of time outdoors with their owners!)
Triple Antibiotic Ointment (not for use on cats!)
Instant Chemical Ice Pack
Small Flashlight
Gloves
3% Hydrogen Peroxide

(Attend the next Seminar to find out why!) ;o)
Want more ideas on how to customize YOUR kit for your family or facility?
Register today for our next seminar!

There are a lot of really great pet related businesses around the DFW area, but we wanted to list a few that we love!

Companies

Groups

The Bee’s side of “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids!” movie – Dog & Cat First Aid for Insect Bites or Stings

Who played the role of the bee in “Honey, I Shrunk The Kids!” movie, for those that remember it? It really isn’t fair… we never heard the bee’s side of the story! Now calm down, I’m not a PETA bee enthusiast, but let’s face it, our pets

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Your pet called… He’s got some NEW Resolutions for you!

Finally, make some resolutions that you can actually keep… requested by your pets! 1. Be Knowledgeable! Take a PetSaver: Pet CPR & First Aid Course – What would you do if something happened to your four-legged best friend? Most initial answers would be simply to take them

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Top 5 Pet Holiday Gifts for 2016

Our Top 5 Pet Holiday Gifts for 2016 5.) Interactive Puzzle Toys for Dogs & Cats – relieve boredom and provide mental stimulation                           Depending on the breed, this is probably one of the most common problems that I see with my training clients… the pets

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Urban Dog Emergency That You Never Considered!!

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10151946938852343 As many emergencies as I have seen, this one even caught ME off guard!! There are always emergencies that you don’t always think about, but everyday so many people take elevators in high-rise apartments/condos and never consider this happening with their dog! I’m always a fan

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The Most Personal Blog Post You Will Ever Read From Me… How do you know when to stop doing CPR on your dog or cat?

(Long post, but worth every word!) Simple Answer: You don’t unless you’re forced too. Ask anyone who has been in the position of the “rescuer” performing the adrenaline pumping whirlwind procedure of CPR on a beloved pet and they will tell you how incredibly time-altering it is.

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Hyperthermia/Heat Stroke Awareness In Dogs

Definition of Hyperthermia/Heat Stroke: An elevation is your dog’s body temperature, generally above 103° or higher. Normal body temperature for a dog generally ranges from approximately 100.4° and 102.5°. Heat stroke can occur when all the heat-dissipating mechanisms of the body are unable to control the body’s

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How do I check Mucous Membranes or for a Capillary Refill Time (CRT) on my pet?

The color of your pet’s Mucous Membranes and Capillary Refill Time, also known as CRT, are two very easy and very important vitals that you should know how to assess on a regular basis, but especially in an emergency! Checking Mucous Membranes and CRT is one of

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Potato… the cat…

First sign: Vomiting… Second sign: Not eating… If I’d waited any longer: I would be writing his eulogy… The Saturday before Christmas Potato was spitting up some water that he’d drank. Saturday evening he had not had any interest in eating which has never happened… ever! Saturday

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