Pet First Aid

Will you know what to do when your pet needs help?

The American Red Cross, the nation's largest humanitarian organization, and The Humane Society of the United States, the nation's largest animal protection organization, teamed up to help people help their pets.

This helpful first aid course provides guidance for the more than 60 million U.S. households in which 110 million cats and dogs live. Tips for keeping your pet happy and healthy are also included.

The course will teach you how to:

  • Protect both you and your pet from injury
  • Perform rescue breathing and what to do when your pet is choking
  • Stop bleeding, splint broken bones and treat for shock
  • Prevent and handle poisoning
  • Take care of your pet if bitten by a snake
  • Handle sudden illnesses, including car sickness
  • Treat your pet for exposure to extreme heat or cold, an more!

Course Fee: $35.00


Courses offered in Providence

Chapter Headquarters, 105 Gano Street

 April 13  Saturday  11:00 am - 2:00 pm  Debbie Isherwood  Chapter Headquarters
 April 17  Wednesday  6:00 pm -9:00 pm  Debbie Isherwood  Chapter Headquarters

 May 25  Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Debbie Isherwood  Chapter Headquarters

 June 15   Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Debbie Isherwood  Chapter Headquarters

 June 20  Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Debbie Isherwood  Chapter Headquarters


Courses offered in Newport

Newport Police Department, 120 Broadway

 April 20  Saturday  10:00 am - 1:00 pm  Bruce Quinn Newport Police Station

Call Lisa Coderre (401) 831-7700 ext. 106
for more information.


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