PWSPCA Donates Pet Oxygen Masks for Local Fire and Rescue

Thanks to a generous donation provided by Prince William SPCA, firefighters will now have an opportunity to assist pets who are experiencing respiratory distress or failure due to a fire. PWSPCA purchased 42 of the WAG’N 02 FUR LIFE delivery system/devices (estimated value approximately $3,000). Each fire and rescue station in the county will receive two kits, one primary and one backup kit. Firefighters will undergo training in the use and maintenance of the devices prior to placing the kits on fire and rescue apparatus. The pet oxygen delivery devices work similar to equipment manufactured for humans suffering from smoke inhalation except this device is used solely for four‐legged animals. Read more…