Learn to Save Your Pet’s Life: CPR & First Aid Class @ Ft. Greene Park

CPR isn’t just for new parents and nannies. According to the American Animal Hospital Association, one out of four pets could be saved if just one first aid technique was applied prior to receiving veterinary treatment. On Saturday, July 16, learn life saving pet first aid skills in Fort Greene Park. Brooklyn Bark is is hosting a class taught by Kevin Dolan of Pet Tech, the international training center dedicated to CPR, first aid and care for dogs and cats.

The 4-hour class is perfect for pet owners and pet care professionals. Be sure to leave your pooch at home since you’ll practice on a dummy pet. The training is taught by lecture, demonstration and hands-on skill practice. Participants will receive a handbook and certificate upon successful completion.

Skills you will learn include:

  • Pet CPR
  • Rescue Breathing
  • How to help your pet in a medical emergency
  • The three things you should do for your pet everyday
  • ABC’s of Pet First Aid
  • Assessing Your Pet’s Vitals
  • 5 Simple things you should START doing today to keep your pet healthy
  • Snout- To- Tail Assessment
  • 10 Situations that require immediate veterinary care
  • How to put together your own pet first aid kit

To register visit: http://www.brooklynbark.com/cpr/
Saturday, July 16, 2011
9am-1pm
Cost: $85, $70 Brooklyn Bark patrons
Hot dogs served after class

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1 Comment

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One response to “Learn to Save Your Pet’s Life: CPR & First Aid Class @ Ft. Greene Park

  1. Kay

    I wish every city would provide a dog first aid class with CPR instructions. Accidents happen to dogs everyday and many could be saved if their owners knew how to do just the basic care. There are many good first aid kits for dogs, horses, and cats available.

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