WATERTOWN, N.Y. (May 9, 2014) — The American Red Cross of Northern New York will host a Pet First Aid class for cat and dog owners from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at the Red Cross office at 203 North Hamilton St., Watertown.
The Pet First Aid class will cover the following topics:
• Approaching an injured animal.
• Stopping bleeding, splinting broken bones, and treating for poison.
• Safely transporting an injured pet.
• Creating a pet first aid kit.
• How to have a healthy and happy pet.
The cost of the class is $70.00. Space is limited and advanced registration is required. To register, call 1-800-733-2767, or visit www.redcross.org/take-a-class.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies more than 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.