Business offers pet CPR and first aid instruction

A Grand Junction business will offer a two-day pet cardiopulmonary and first aid class.

Angels in the Making has scheduled  the class for 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 15 for pet owners and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 16 for pet professionals. Admission is $75. To register or obtain more information, call 263-8634 or visit www.angelsinthemaking.com.

Angels in the Making will bring in Colleen Cunningham for the training. Cunningham is a PetTech certified pet first aid and CPR instructor as well as a certified canine massage therapist.

Training will include pet CPR, rescue breathing, chocking protocol, assisting in a medical emergency, assessing vital signs and putting together a pet first aid kit.

Teri Thomas operates Angels in the Making as a tenant in the Business Incubator Center. Thomas holds certification through the Council for Professional Dog Trainers as well as diploma in Canine Behavior Counseling through the American College of Applied Science.