Walks ‘N’ Wags Pet First Aid
AMHERST NS, September 2018 date TBA 9:00 am – 2:00 pm both days
Cost $149.00 + HST
HALIFAX NS, September 2018 date TBA 9:00 am – 2:00 pm both days
Walks ‘N’ Wags Pet First Aid Course is the most comprehensive pet safety and pet first aid program available.
Important topics covered in the pet first aid course include:
- Immediate steps to take in an emergency
- What to include in your Pet First Aid kit
- How to safely approach an injured animal
- How to complete a head to toe assessment
- How to restrain an injured animal
- How to transport an injured animal
- Recognition of signs of common illness and injury
- How to handle various bleeding wounds
- Bone injuries
- Ear injuries
- Eye injuries
- Choking skills
- Artificial Respiration
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- Frostbite and hypothermia
- Heat stroke
- Administration of medications
- We also include a strong emphasis on methods of preventing illness and injury
- And More…
Why Walks ‘N’ Wags Pet First Aid?
•We are the longest standing Pet First Aid program in Canada
•Our course is applicable to both dog AND cat owners
•We are internationally recognized
•Upon completion CCPDT members are eligible for CEU (continuing education) credits.
•Receive an extensive, user-friendly manual complete with custom illustrations to assist you in your time of need
•Receive a beautiful Certificate of completion upon passing the course
•We work with live pets to experience them wiggling about as you try to bandage them and find their vital signs!
•Our Instructors come from an amazing variety of emergency personnel such as firefighters, nurses, and human First Aid Instructors, to animal specialists such as Veterinary technicians, dog trainers, and kennel owners.
•You may utilize our logo on your web site or print materials to confirm you have completed our program and add recognition
•You will be added to the professional participants page of our web site with a direct web link to yours
•Our courses are informative AND fun
Walks ‘N’ Wags OFF THE GRID Certification
HALIFAX NS, Sept 2018 Date TBA 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Cost $59.00 + HST
WHO SHOULD TAKE OFF THE GRID?
Outdoor enthusiasts, backpackers, farmers, hunters, campers, people living in remote communities, dog walkers, hikers, cabin owners, people wanting additional training, people living in areas without easily accessible Veterinary care.
The skills can also be applied in urban areas in times of disaster when Veterinary care is not easily accessible.
This is a 3 hour program and topics covered include:
- Trip Planning
- Equipment Improvisation
- Prolonged Patient Care
- Advanced Shock
- Pain Management
To attend OFF THE GRID, participants must have completed the initial Walks ‘N’ Wags Pet First Aid program within the past 3 years.
For more information visit www.walksnwags.com