April 26, 2009

Free Pet First Aid Classes Offered at Tufts VETS in Walpole

Tufts V.E.T.S. (Veterinary Emergency Treatment and Specialties) is now offering free Pet First Aid classes on the first Monday of each month from 7:00-8:00 p.m. The one hour class will teach participants how to get the information that can help save their pet’s life in an emergency.

Topics covered include:

  • How to take your pet's temperature

  • How to check your pet's breathing and heart rates

  • How to check your pet's gum color

  • How to recognize a medical emergency and when you need to call the doctor

  • How to safely transport an injured pet to the hospital

  • Common poisoning emergencies

  • The class will also include a behind the scenes tour of Tufts VETS. Participants will take home the materials they need to start putting together their own first-aid kit. There will also be a Q & A session.

    To sign up call Tufts VETS at
    (508)668-5454. Classes are free, but class size is limited to 15 people, so sign up today.

    The next class is scheduled for Monday, May 4th, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Tufts VETS, 525 South Street, Walpole, MA 02081

    For more information visit the Tufts Vets Web site

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