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Notebook: Dog First Aid class offered

Statement issued by Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control:

Animal Care & Control will hold a Dog First Aid class on Sunday, November 14 from 12 noon-4 p.m. in the Education Center located at 3020 Hillegas Road. The $55 class fee includes instruction by a registered veterinary technician, classroom materials, a dog First Aid manual with DVD designed to build skills and provide guidance in emergency situations until veterinary care is available. Enroll by calling 260-427-5508.

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