This Pet First-aid course is designed specifically for the Pet Sitter as this course includes both Cats and Dogs. Students will learn all aspects of emergency pet care, with lectures, demonstrations and viewing of hands on skills practice . This program is a must for any Pet Sitter who needs knowledge and education. The course also offers tools to start a Pet Sitting business including interview check lists, how to prepare for your clients, and most of all how to care for the pet you are in charge of keeping healthy and injury free.

Join Dr Lisa Booth DVM and the instructors as this class gives the you confidence. Confidence that no matter what the situation involving your clients pets you will be able to provide care that will help for the best possible outcome. That alone can be priceless.

The class content covers over 40 First Aid segments including:

Safety Practices, Preparation for Pet Sitting, How to care for Pets on the job. How to identify trouble when walking dogs. Medication Administration. First-aid Kits, Normal Vitals Signs, Dog Behavior, How to Restrain and Muzzle, Bleeding Control, Tail Wounds, Bleeding Ears, Eye Injuries, Pad Injuries, Puncture Wounds, Lameness, Dog Fights, Vomiting, Seizures, Diabetes, Heat and Cold Emergencies, Abdominal Wounds, Broken Toe Nails, Electrical Injuries, Snakes, Skunks, Scorpions, Bite Safety with Children. There is special attention to Choking, Bloat, Dog Behavior, CPR, and Poisons. Cat specific includes: Flea Checks, How to Muzzle and Scruff a Cat. How to pill a Cat. Eye Drops and Insulin shots.

Certification will be issued upon 80% Pass rate and CPR Skills Submission. Course is non refundable and has a 60 day completion period once registered. Certification is valid for no more than 3 years.

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  • Introduction
  • Disclaimer sample
  • Graphic Material Disclaimer
  • K9 Educators-Connect Video
  • Invite to our closed facebook group K9 Educators - Connect!
  • Preparing for the Job Video
  • Preparation Video
  • Preparation Test
  • First-Aid Kits Video
  • First-Aid Kits Test
  • What's Normal Video
  • What's Normal Test
  • Positioning the dog
  • Dog Behavior Video
  • Cat Behavior Video
  • Dog Behavior and Interaction
  • Behavior Test
  • Scene Safety Video
  • Scene Safety Test
  • Restrain and Muzzling Video
  • Restrain and Muzzling Test
  • Bite Safety Information
  • Bite Safety Test
  • Administration Medications in Cats Video sample
  • Ear Care and Medications Video
  • Allergic Reactions Video
  • Administering medications test
  • K9 and Feline CPR VIDEO
  • HOMEWORK: CPR Hands on Skills
  • CPR Test
  • Dog and Cat Fight Video
  • Dog and Cat Fight Test
  • Choking Video
  • Choking Test
  • Bleeding Control Video
  • Bleeding Control Test
  • Tail Wounds Video
  • Tail Wounds Test
  • Bleeding Ears and Ear Wrap Video
  • Pad Injuries Video
  • Puncture Wounds Video
  • Ears, pads, and puncture wounds Test
  • Electrical Injuries Video
  • Eye Injuries
  • Electric cords and eye injuries test
  • Vomiting Video
  • Poisoning Video
  • Poisonings Test
  • Lameness Video
  • Lameness & Splint Care Test
  • Abdominal Wounds Video
  • Bloat (GDV) Video
  • Bloat Test
  • Urinary Obstructions in Cats- Video
  • Urinary Obstruction Test
  • Diabetes Video
  • Diabetes test
  • Seizures Video
  • Seizure Test
  • Broken Toe Nails Video
  • Broken Toe Nail Test
  • Snakes Video
  • Skunks Video
  • Porcupines Video
  • Scorpions Video
  • Toads Video
  • Ticks and Removal Video
  • Critter Test
  • Heat Emergencies Video
  • Heat Emergencies Test
  • Cold Weather Emergencies Video
  • Cold Weather Emergencies Test
  • When it's time to Say Goodbye
  • Final words on "Success"
  • Online Resource Guide
  • Resource: Pet Sitter Client Questionnaire
  • Resource: First-aid Kit Supply List
  • K9 App Information
  • Donate to Kits for K9's
  • Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 3 years