August 24, 2017 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Waltham Public Library
735 Main St
Waltham, MA 02451

Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Furry Friend Safe, by Amy Newfield CVT, VTS (ECC), BluePearl Veterinary Partners.

Preventative care through your family veterinarian is the best tool for identifying potential ailments, but accidents and acute illness can pop up at any time. This fully interactive session is designed to teach you, the pet owner, the basics behind the most common pet emergencies. Awareness of hazards and recognition of distress signals in your pet can be critical in stabilizing an emergency. Presented in workshop format, the course will teach you how to:

  • Find a pulse and count a heartbeat
  • Check your pet’s gums and identify signs of emergency
  • Administer CPR to your pet
  • Bandage a wound
  • Set up a first aid kit