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Do doggy first aid in the backcountry

Do doggy first aid in the backcountry File photo

Learn what to do when your dog gets hurt on the trail with a workshop offered 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, in Clyde. 

Nancy East, a retired veterinarian who is also a Search and Rescue team member and outdoor educator, will teach the course, titled “K9 Wilderness First Aid: What You Should Know and What You Can Do.” It will cover how to keep your dog safe on long hikes and what to do when things go wrong.

The workshop is offered as part of the Behavior Tails Spring Hiking Series, with the next installment on March 12, also taught by East, titled “How Not to Die in the Woods: What Every Search and Rescuer Wishes You Knew.”

Cost is $30. Sign up by clicking on “Upcoming Workshops” at For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 828.565.1050. Behavior Tails is located at 422 Valley View Drive.

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