Owning a first-aid kit for your pup is a great idea to keep in your home, or with you and your dog at all times when traveling, hiking, etc. in case anything happens. You can buy a dog first-aid kit, or make your own including these essentials.
What to Put on the Ground in a Dog Run | Pea Gravel or crushed granite | Note: when I personally think about pea gravel I actually mean larger smoothed gravel, not the pea gravel you can buy at hardware stores. That stuff is a bit too small for large dogs and easily gets stuck between pads and some of the stone shards can be quite sharp.