City to offer dog first aid class

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Press release from Animal Care & Control:

Animal Care & Control to offer dog first aid class

Dogs and cats are more than pets—they’re family. And just like any other member of the family, pets deserve to be cared for and protected. That’s why Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control is offering a Dog First Aid class on Saturday, January 23 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Animal Care & Control.

“We want pet owners to be prepared when their pets need them to be, said spokesperson Peggy Bender. This class will provide owners with critical first aid tools to help keep pets healthy and safe.”

The $55 class fee includes a dog First Aid manual with DVD to build first aid skills and provide guidance in emergency situations until veterinary care is available.

Call 260-427-5508 to register. The class fee is due in advance.

Topics Include:

  • Urgent care situations, including wounds, electrical shock, eye, paw, and ear injuries
  • Administering medications
  • Managing breathing or cardiac emergencies
  • Preparing for disasters
  • Symptoms and care for common ailments and emergencies
  • Creating a pet First Aid kit
  • Tips on maintaining your pet’s health and well-being


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