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Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education


in Personal Enrichment

Dog & Cat First Aid


with Jessica Steele M.Ed MREMT

Calendar Oct 16, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

This training with Jessica Steele, owner of Wood Thrush Wilderness, will teach participants how to be prepared for emergencies that involve a cat or dog. The Cat and Dog First Aid training is approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes. The training will combine videos, lectures, interactive discussion, and hands-on practical. By the end of training participants will be able to do or understand the following: What goes into a pet first aid kit; What is the normal physical condition, behaviors and habits of your pet; Identify a normal heart rate, breathing rate and temperature; How to safely approach an ill or injured cat or dog; How to capture and restrain a cat and muzzle a dog; Demonstrate how to perform bandaging for soft tissue injuries; Care for fractures including head and neck injuries; Learn how to care for an animal with heat/cold related emergencies; Check for breathing and cardiac emergencies and Understand how to give rescue breathing and perform CPR for a dog or cat.

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