7 WAYS TO USE A BANDANA

Do you like to put bandanas as a fashion statement on your dog?

Did you know there are several ways to also use a bandana for #Survival?!

Click below to learn the 7 ways to survive just using a bandana!

1. Use the Bandana as a make-shift collar:

– Fold your bandana into a big triangle.
– Roll up the bandana so the base becomes thicker and the triangle at the middle becomes smaller.
– Place the bandana around your dogs neck and tie each end together using a double knot.
***Make sure to leave two fingers width between the bandana and your dogs neck, so it’s not too tight.

2. If your dog already has a collar on you can use the bandana as a leash:

– Fold your bandana into a big triangle.
– Take one of the ends and tie a knot around the silver ring on your dogs collar.

3. Is your dog having a grumpy day? Use the bandana as an emergency muzzle:

– Fold your bandana into a big triangle.
– Place the bandana around your dogs muzzle and tie each end together using a single knot underneath their chin.
– Take the remainder of the bandana and tie it using a double knot around the back of their neck.
***Make sure the bandana is snug enough that it won’t fall off, but not too tight that it’s pinching their skin.

4. Use the bandana as a Tourniquet to stop blood flow:

– Fold your bandana into a triangle.
– Roll it up all the way.
– Wrap it right above the wound and tie it in a double or triple knot depending on how bad the wound is.

5. Use the bandana as a bandage:

– Fold your bandana into a two inch strip.
– Place one end of the bandana over the wound and wrap the rest of it around.
– Once it’s all wrapped around; take the other end still sticking out and tuck it into the bandana to secure it.
***Make sure to make this loose, you don’t want to cut off any circulation. You’re just trying to keep the wound clean.

6. Use the bandana as a washcloth:

– Simply get a little bit of water on the bandana and start wiping down those four paws!
***Bandanas take less time to clean than a towel.

7. Running out of water on a hike? Use it collect water:

– Lay the bandana out on wet grass without folding or rolling it.
– Press down on it to let it absorb the moisture in the grass.
– Use whatever you have to ring out the bandana in to create drinkable water for your pooch!

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