First Aid to Animals

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First Aid to Animals merit badge
Status: Discontinued BSA Advancement ID: unavailable
Created: 1911 Original/new/replaced:
Discontinued: 1979 Replaced by:


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The First Aid to Animals merit badge was one of the original 57 merit badges issued by the Boy Scouts of America in 1911.

First Aid to Animals is a discontinued merit badge. It was no longer listed as a merit-badge option in the 9th edition of the Scout Handbook (1979).


1. Have a general knowledge of domestic and farm animals.

2. Be able to treat a horse for colic.

3. Describe symptoms and give treatment for the following: wounds, fractures and sprains, exhaustion, choking, lameness.

4. Understand horseshoeing.

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