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PET FIRST AID (Cats & Dogs)

posted Apr 10, 2014, 11:24 AM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Apr 14, 2014, 1:12 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]

This course is designed for the pet lover to provide the necessary information and skills to stabilize an injured or unwell animal until professional medical help is available. Participants will work on manikins to practice skills. Please leave pets at home.

Course Length 3 – 4 hours 

Topics covered:

 Prevention of illness and injury

Restraint and Transportation

Bleeding and Wounds

Shock

Fractures

Poisonings

Eye and ear injuries

Administering medications

Airway obstruction and choking

CPR and choking 

Make sure to bring water and wear comfortable clothing. There are fees included to participate in the class, please inquire on these with the Recreation Center, we ask that you preregister for the class. The class will be held (Monday) April 29, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 12:30PM at the Mesquite Community Senior Center. Classes are taught by Belinda Guglielmo a certified instructor. 

For more information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road.