Animal Care & Control to Offer Dog First Aid Class – 3/27/2010

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Press release from Fort Wayne Animal Care and 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, March 27 from 12-4 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 is taught by a registered veterinary technician and provides owners with critical first aid tools to help keep pets healthy and safe.”

The $55 class fee includes all classroom materials, a dog First Aid manual, and First Aid DVD to build skills and provide guidance in emergency situations until veterinary care is available.

Call 260-427-5508 to enroll.

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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