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American Red Cross Pet First Aid Course in October

By Staff | Sep 14, 2009

On Saturday, Oct. 3, the City of Sanibel will be offering the American Red Cross Pet First Aid Course from noon to 5 p.m. at the Sanibel Recreation Center.

Attendees will gain the confidence and skills necessary to tend to unexpected pet emergencies until professional veterinary attention is acquired. During the American Red Cross Pet First Aid Course, participants will have the opportunity to practice skills on realistic dog and cat mannequins.

Course participants will receive a Dog First Aid and Cat First Aid Manual. The manuals each contain a 30-minute DVD with step-by-step information on safety procedures and dealing with medical emergencies.

The cost of the course, which includes all course materials, is only $50 for Sanibel Recreation Center members and $62.50 for non-members. For more information, call the Sanibel Recreation Center at 472-0345 or visit their Web site at www.mysanibel.com.

The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Daily, weekly and annual memberships are available.

Source: City of Sanibel