Keep a backpack rescue kit in your backpack for emergencies. This is the scaled-down version of our popular Roadside Rescue Kit for vehicles.

  • Notebook and pencil
  • Chalk, for marking sidewalks with directions or alerts
  • A bottle of water
  • Plastic food storage container with kibble inside
  • Another plastic food storage container nested below the above, for a water bowl
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • Nylon slip-noose lead
  • Bandanna (in a pinch, can become a towel, a muzzle, a collar, etc.)
  • Whistle (to get a lot of attention in an emergency)
  • Travel pack of handy wipes
  • Swiss army knife or Leatherman or similar

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