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The Winnipeg Humane Society offers a Pet First Aid Course on the following dates:

Saturday November 18, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  (Class is full)

These four hour classes take place in our shelter multi-purpose classroom.

(Please leave your furry family member at home)

This “paws-on” course is designed to give pet lovers the necessary information that will help you respond to a life-threatening emergency involving your dog or cat.  Every pet lover should learn these important skills:

  • how to approach a sick or injured dog or cat
  • safe restraint and transport
  • recognition and assessment of an emergency involving your pet
  • to give lifesaving rescue breathing and CPR to cats and dogs with practice on a mannequin used by veterinary schools
  • choking, shock and severe bleeding
  • how to handle common emergencies
  • making a pet first aid kit and preparing for emergencies
  • local contacts for pet welfare and emergencies

The cost of this course is $65 per person. This fee includes a pet first aid textbook. Pet First Aid Kits can be purchased for $39.99 at the WHS Gift Shop. Space is limited, so pre-registration and payment in advance is required.

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Pet First Aid Kit

A St. John Ambulance pet first aid kit is available for purchase at our WHS Gift Shop, even if you don’t register for the course.  The cost of the kit is $39.99 and includes the following:

  • Dressing
  • Sterile Gauze Pads
  • Cotton Tip Applicators
  • TriangularBand
  • Universal Scissors
  • Tongue Depressors
  • Splinter Forceps
  • Sting Stop Prop Pads
  • Mayday Water Pouches
  • Splint Metal/Aluminum
  • Adhesive Tape
  • Anticeptic Wipes
  • Tensor
  • Splinter Out
  • Rectal Thermometer
  • Wound Seal Topical Powder
  • Conforming Gauze
  • Syringe
  • Lubricating Jelly
  • Pet Manual (St. John Ambulance)
  • Gloves