AECC to Provide FREE Pet CPR and First Aid Class to Community


Local Emergency Pet Hospital to Offer FREE Pet CPR and First Aid Course

Valuable, Lifesaving Information Taught by Certified Instructor

Animal Emergency and Critical Care Center of Brevard is excited to announce a FREE Pet CPR and First Aid class that is available to the public. This program equips pet owners and those that deal with domestic pets the skills to act in the event of a pet emergency. The program is taught by Red Cross Certified Instructor Andy Riddick. Andy has more than 20 years of experience in the veterinary field and currently serves as the practice manager at Animal Emergency and Critical Care Center of Brevard.


• Symptoms and care for common ailments and emergencies

• Instructions for creating a pet first aid kit and giving medications

• How to recognize and respond to a medical emergency until care is available

◦ Allergies

◦ Bite Wounds

◦ Bone, Muscle and Joint Injuries

◦ Choking

◦ Ear Problems

◦ Poisoning and other common veterinary emergencies

• Tips for maintaining your pet’s health and well-being

WHEN: Saturday, July 19th, 2014.Class begins at 10am and is expected to last no more than 2 hours.

WHERE: Thisclass will be held at K9 Kampus.

240 North Harbor City Blvd

Melbourne, FL 32935

No Certification: AECC’s Pet CPR and First Aid Program is an abbreviated version of the training needed to become certified by the Red Cross. We do not offer a certification program at this time – instead our primary goal is to raise awareness of the importance of immediate action in response to a pet’s emergency situation.

Registration: To register for this free CPR class, simply call Animal Emergency and Critical Care Center of Brevard at 321-725-5365 and ask to RSVP for the CPR and First Aid Class on Saturday, July 19th.  Spaces and seating are limited.  Call now to reserve your space. If you are unable to make it, we ask that you kindly call in advance to let us know.

About AECC: Animal Emergency and Critical Care Center of Brevard (AECC) is Brevard County’s most comprehensive provider of specialty referral and 24 hour emergency pet care. No appointment is necessary for pets that are critically injured or ill. AECC offers the care of Board Certified Veterinary Specialists in the areas of: Surgery, Cardiology, Dermatology and Brevard County’s ONLY Board Certified Veterinary Neurologist. The facility has been offering top-quality pet care for more than 18 years.For additional Information visit:

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