9-1-1 What’s Your Emergency? “How To Help Your Pet In An Emergency” by Gary Jack, BA, MScED, CSJ – St. John Ambulance Instructor Gary is a retired elementary school teacher, who has taught all levels of First Aid and CPR from babysitting, to firefighters for over 30 years. He teaches SPCA staff, groomers, dog walkers, dog trainers, and the general public who want to feel more comfortable if anything happens to their pets. The course is designed more for dogs and cats but will often discuss other pets and farm animals. On Nov.7th, 2015, Gary Jack will discuss safety approaching the injured or sick animal, and what to carry in a first aid kit. Using Manikins Gary will demonstrate how to check for vital signs and how to perform CPR. He will address what to do with a choking pet, and how to dress and bandage a wound in an emergency situation. More topics will include Hypothermia, heat stroke, poisons, bites, stings, bloat, how to stabilize your pet while rushing to your veterinarian’s hospital.
Apr 01 2015