I’ve taken a pet first aid class and found the information invaluable. You have the chance to practice for what may be a panic situation. The book is a terrific take-away all by itself. I recommend it highly.
PET FIRST AID CLASS
Saturday, July 12
1:00pm – 5:00pm
Potomac Community Center
11315 Falls Road
Potomac, Maryland 20854
Sundown Ridge, Ltd. And Your Dog’s Friend are offering an American Red Cross class on pet first aid for dogs and cats. Using a video, lecture, discussion, and practice, the course covers such topics as:
· Normal breathing, pulse rates, and temperatures
· Rescue breathing
· Controlled bleeding
· Capturing and restraining a sick or injured pet
· A variety of illnesses and injuries
Sundown Ridge, Ltd. Is an authorized provider of American Red Cross pet first aid classes. The class is taught by Lynne Bettinger, a certified Red Cross instructor. No pets are allowed at the class. Manikins and stuffed animals are used for practice. Each student receives a pet first aid book and a Red Cross card showing that they have attended the class.
Minimum of 6 students; Maximum of 12 students
Register at www.yourdogsfriend.info or 301-983-5913. Cash or a check, paid to Sundown Ridge, Ltd., for $40 can be brought to the first class. If you have questions about the class, contact Lynne Bettinger, firstname.lastname@example.org.