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Pet First Aid Awareness Month: Pet First-Aid Audiobook Deal!

by | Apr 17, 2022 | Cat Behavior & Care, Dog Training & Care | 2 comments

It’s national Pet First Aid Awareness Month. Those who follow this blog know I frequently post about the subject. One of my most popular books covers pet first aid in A-to-Z detail. To celebrate the book-birthday of the audiobook, I’ve discounted THE FIRST AID COMPANION FOR DOGS AND CATS from $16.75 to only $2.99 for this week only (4/17 –> 4/23), on these platforms:

I hope you NEVER need to use pet first aid on your furry wonders. But learning how to administer cat first aid or dog first aid literally means life and death for your pet.

Writing the Pet First Aid Book

Several years ago, I had the honor and privilege to interview more than 70 emergency veterinarians for my book THE FIRST-AID COMPANION FOR DOGS AND CATS. I’m humbled to have heard from many pet parents that the book’s information helped, and even saved cat and dog lives. Mee-WOW!

But pet first-aid and emergency care evolves, with improvements, new conditions identified, or even better techniques perfected. While the original print (and Ebook) texts continue to offer solid help to pet parents, I wanted to update the pet first-aid information with Fear Free Handling tips, and new information that has since come to light. While I pray you never need the information, this new audiobook format makes the pet first-aid veterinary advice available on-the-go, whenever and wherever you and your cats or dogs need it.

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WHAT’S IN THE BOOK

“Amy Shojai has created the definitive 911 emergency guide for pets. Long recommended by vets and pet parents alike, now she’s updated the content in an audiobook format to make helping your pet—and saving his life anytime and anywhere—easier than ever before. Every cat and dog lover should have their vet on speed-dial, and this audiobook on their phone. Highly recommended!” — Dr. Marty Becker, internationally known veterinary expert and founder of fearfreepets.com & fearfreehappyhomes.com

Is there an animal doctor in the house? Most likely, the answer is no. And when an accident or other emergency threatens your pet, every minute counts. Don’t be unprepared! Listen to The First-Aid Companion for Dogs and Cats and learn:

  • Which over-the-counter human medications can help—or harm—your dog or cat
  • What to keep in your pet’s medicine chest in a downloadable PDF (many essential items are probably in your house already)
  • Basic first-aid techniques, such as cleaning a wound, making a splint, and updated CPR advice—step-by-step!
  • Fear free handling techniques to keep you safe and reduce your pet’s stress
  • How to quickly pinpoint what’s wrong with your pet, using the First-Aid Symptom Finder (Downloadable PDF)
  • Access the A-to-Z guide to more than 150 injuries and conditions, including: Abscesses, Bites from Animals, Car Accidents, Choking, Gunshot Wounds, Heatstroke, Hot Spots, Jellyfish Stings, Poisoning, and Snakebites

DOWNLOAD FIRST-AID ADVICE ON YOUR DEVICE!

Learn when to call the vet, which supplies or medications you’ll need, what immediate action you should take, and what you should do as follow-up care. The next time medical help is not quickly available, find lifesaving help with The First-Aid Companion for Dogs and Cats on your audiobook device. It’s a pet owner’s second-best friend.

So — have you ever needed emergency and/or first-aid pet care? What happened and what did you do? Please share!

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Amy Shojai, CABC is a certified cat & dog behavior consultant, a consultant to the pet industry, and the award-winning author of 35+ pet-centric books and Thrillers with Bite! Oh, and she loves bling!

 

 

2 Comments

  1. Brenda

    Our Wilde Oscar is alive today at sweet 16 thanks to your mention of lumps and bumps in one of your posts. I felt something very small.. He had a mast cell tumor. And then another. And then a few years later still another. (He has had about 3 operations for that after he had already survived the tail amputation due to a downed power line in Hurricane Katrina when he was still an outdoor kitten and then very near death from a complete penile stone blockage. Thank you again for the post on lumps and bumps!) .

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    • Amy Shojai

      Oh my goodness, Brenda, you just made my day! THAT’S why I do what I do, and write what I write. I’m so glad to hear that Wilde Oscar continues to thrive at 16. You’re a wonderfully diligent “cat mom” to keep him healthy despite challenges. Thanks so much for writing!

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