Dog first aid class to be held in Presque Isle

Posted Jan. 11, 2013, at 12:54 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location: Presque Isle Inn and Convention Center, Presque Isle, Maine

For more information: Lisa Obstfeld ; 207-764-7651

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The American Red Cross and the Central Aroostook Kennel Club will host a dog first aid class 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Presque Isle Inn and Convention Center.  Registration will begin at 8:3a.m.  The cost is $20.

Penny Curran, a Red Cross certified instructor will be the speaker. She will discuss understanding basic pet owner responsibilities, administering medicine, managing breathing and cardiac emergencies, managing urgent care situations, treating wounds and electrical shock, caring for eye, foot, or ear injuries, and preparing for disasters.

The American Red Cross will have a book and first aid kits available for an additional charge.

For information, contact Lisa Obstfeld at 207-764-7651 or