Thursday, March 3, 2011
first aid, life-saving tips
Course Objectives: Participants should be able to:
Explain how and when to call for emergency assistance for an injured pet
Understand how to find out what is "normal" for their pet
Identify signals of breathing emergencies, including choking, and demonstrate how to provide care
Identify signals of cardiac arrest and demonstrate how to provide care
Identify life-threatening bleeding and demonstrate how bleeding can be controlled
Identify signals of various injuries and demonstrate how to care for them
Identify signals of sudden illness, poisoning, seizures, heat & cold emergencies. Describe how to care for them
Describe when and how to move an injured pet
Describe components of a good "pet friendly" first aid kit
K-9 Insights . Each participant will receive a certificate from the Red Cross and a manual (you choose either dog or cat) titled American Red Cross Pet First Aid. Be safe, be prepared!
firstname.lastname@example.org , put "Oli" in the subject line of your email with the correct answer will receive a fabulous prize! Hint: the answer can be found in my blog:
Who was the first to show up at S.A.V.E.S open house when the hospital tours began? Good Luck and Tata for now!