GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—The American Red Cross is giving pet lovers another way to protect their furry family.
The organization’s Pet First Aid App puts life-saving information right into the hands of dog and cat owners so they can provide emergency care until veterinary assistance arrives.
“Pet owners learn how to recognize health problems and when to contact their veterinarian,” said Kelly Hudson, regional communications officer for the American Red Cross of West Michigan. “The Pet First Aid App provides step-by-step instructions, videos and images for more than 25 common first aid and emergency situations including how to treat wounds, control bleeding, and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies.”
The app also covers burns, car accidents, falls and cold and heat related emergencies, as well as pet health maintainence information. The app also allows pet owners to: