Animal Rescue Friends of Idyllwild (ARF) is offering three four-hour classes for pet owners and lovers.
Do you know what to do in the event your beloved pet is choking, bleeding, bitten by a snake, quits breathing, breaks a leg or succumbs to one or more of dozens of other unfortunate medical emergencies?
Learn how to deal with restraining and muzzling, rescue breathing, canine and feline CPR; choking, bleeding, and shock management; snake and insect bites, heat and cold injuries, poisoning, and seizures.
Christina Dunlap, a nationally certified PetTech CPR and first aid instructor, will teach the classes from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25 and then again from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday Feb. 26. The classes are limited to 12 students per class and are beginning to fill up. For registration information email [email protected] or call AFT at (951) 659-1122.
Janice also recommends registering online at www.pettech.net/index.php. Once there, click on "Locate a nearby class" in the box to the right of the screen. Then type "Idyllwild CA" in the locator box. Scroll down to find Christina Dunlap in Idyllwild. The Sunday morning class is limited for ARF staff.
Classes are $59 per person.