Pet CPR

Description: Pet CPR & First Aid is intended for any person who requires or desires elementary first aid knowledge and skills to assist an ailing or injured pet. This program is ideal for, but not limited to, new or seasoned pet owners or anyone working in an occupation that requires pet supervision or services. This program primarily deals with cats and dogs, but the outlined applications are similar for most animals. Pet CPR & First Aid is designed to provide the learner with valuable hands-on training required to aid a pet in an emergency situation.

Certification Period: 2 Years

Class Duration: 2 to 3 Hours


Course Content:

  • Section 1: Approaching an Ill or Injured Animal
    • Emergency Scene Safety
    • Infection Control
    • Restraints
  • Section 2: Initial Assessments
    • Assess, Alert, Attend
    • Rescue Breathing
    • Choking
    • Checking for Animal's Heartbeat
    • Steps of CPR
    • Bleeding Control
    • Shock
    • Pet Loss and Bereavement Support
  • Section 3: Injuries to Muscles and Bones
    • Mechanism of Injury
    • Physical Assessment
    • Head, Neck and Back Injuries
    • Limb Injuires
  • Section 4: Soft Tissue Injuries and Wound Care
    • Penetrating Objects
    • Punctures
    • Chest/Lung Punctures
    • Avulsion
    • Fish Hook Penetration
    • Closed Wounds
    • Bandaging an Open Wound
    • Burns
    • Eye Injuries
  • Section 5: Medical Emergencies
    • General Poisoning
    • Corrosive/Volatile Poison
    • Non-Corrosive/Non-Volatile Poison
    • Absorbed Poison
    • Inhaled Poison
    • Common Poison Substances
    • Severe Allergic Reaction
    • Electric Shock
  • Section 6: Environmental Emergencies
    • Bites and Encounters
    • Cold-Related Emergencies
    • Heat-Related Emergencies
    • Drowning
  • Section 7: Common Pet Illnesses or Conditions
    • Allergies
    • Arthritis
    • Birthing Difficulties
    • Bloat
    • Canine Parvovirus
    • Conjunctivitis
    • Dehydration
    • Distemper
    • Ear Infections
    • Feline Calicivirus & Herpesvirus
    • Feline Leukemia
    • Rabies
    • Respiratory Distress
    • Seizures
    • Smoke Inhalation
    • Urinary Tract Blockage
  • Section 8: Additional Considerations
    • General Warning Signs
    • Pet First AId Kit Contents
    • What is Normal for My Pet?
    • Administering Medication
    • How to Induce Vomiting
    • The Well-being of Your Pet


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