What will Pet CPR and First Aid cover?

When we become accredited to teach Pet CPR and First Aid this is that the 3-1/2 to 4-hour course will cover:
  • The role of first aid with your pet
  • Safety concerns for the provider
  • Preparing a pet first aid kit
  • Monitoring your pet
  • Understanding pet vital signs and how to measure them
  • Recognizing normal & abnormal behaviors
  • Illness
  • Vomiting and diarrhea
  • Bloat
  • Loss of appetite
  • Lethargy
  • Weakness or collapse
  • Seizures
  • Cold or heat exposure
  • Fever
  • Itchiness/scratching
  • Cardiovascular Emergencies
  • Recognizing the signs of cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Cat and dog CPR
  • Injuries
  • Bleeding
  • Temporary wound care, infection prevention
  • Lameness
  • Suspected fracture or spinal injury
  • Burn wounds
  • Hit by car, fall from height, animal attack
  • Shock
  • Poisonings and envenomations
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Insect stings
  • Vaccine reactions
  • General allergies
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Respiratory Emergencies
  • Choking
  • Near-drowning
  • Breathing problems/respiratory distress
  • Rescue breathing

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