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First Aid & CPR for Man's Best Friend

First Aid and CPR for Man's Best Friend - Evolution

Your Dog Wouldn't Hesitate to Save Your Life.....Shouldn't You be Able to Reciprocate that Gift?

When you live or work with animals, emergencies will happen--whether the emergency is an accident, an illness, poisoning, or any kind of injury, you need to be able to save your dog's life. This course covers most emergencies you may encounter if you are a dog owner or a pet care professional, and provides you with procedures and protocols for dealing successfully with life-threatening situations you and your dog may face. Learn the basics of canine first aid and CPR in this essential course for all dog lovers!

This course in the Nash Academy's "Man's Best Friend" series provides the information needed to be a responsible pet owner and pet care professional.

  • Save a dog's life--learn all of these important elements of administering first aid to a dog:
  • What are some of the basic principles of canine first aid?
  • How may you safely transport an injured or ill dog to the veterinarian without inflicting further injury or stress?
  • What should a first aid kit for dogs include?
  • What should a first aid kit for humans, to be kept in the salon or other dog-related business, include?
  • What do you do when a dog is bleeding severely from a wound?
  • What are the various types of burns? How are they treated differently?
  • How do you handle a dog with seizures?
  • What should be done if a dog collapses?
  • What are the symptoms of shock, and what should you do about a dog that is in shock?
  • How should you treat heat injury in dogs, and what types of heat injury of varying degrees of seriousness occur?
  • What are the methods to use on a dog with a foreign object lodged in his throat, ear or eye?
  • What is bloat, and why is it so dangerous for afflicted dogs?
  • How do you give a dog CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation)?
  • What are the methods of canine artificial respiration, and how do you vary your techniques for various sizes and ages of dog?
  • What is the Heimlich maneuver, and how has this human lifesaving technique been adapted for use on dogs?
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