"Improving pet's lives one pet owner at a time!"
What you will learn:
Restraining & Muzzling
Canine and Feline CPR
Heat & Cold Injuries
Bites & Stings & Snakebites
Bleeding & Shock Management
And much much more!!!
PET FIRST AID & CPR:
This is a 5 hour class designed for both pet owners and pet care professionals. Students in the Pet First Aid & CPR class will learn how to handle urgent life-threatening situations they may find their pet in safely and with confidence. Topics ranging from choking, bleeding and other potential emergencies are covered in lecture and demonstrated with a return demonstration of skills in this very hands-on learning environment. Students will earn a two year certificate upon completion of the class.
This is an 8 hour class designed for both pet owners and pet care professionals. Students in the PetSaver class learn everything presented in the First Aid & CPR class and is further expanded upon to include a number of valuable first aid skills, safety and prevention tips, senior pets care, dental hygiene, the Snout-to-Tail Assessments and information to help keep their pets happy and healthy. This class is comprised of lecture, demonstration and hands-on skill practice. Students will earn a two year certificate upon completion of this class.
HIKING AND WALKING WITH YOUR DOG:
This two hour class is packed with all the information you need to have safe and successful hiking trips with your four legged friends! Students will learn basic emergency necessities for handling a variety of pet emergencies, including: snake bites, poisonous plants, parasites, insect bites, trauma and extreme temperatures. This is a seasonal class offered throughout the year.
KNOWING YOUR PETS HEALTH:
2 hours: This class was created specifically for pet owners and focuses on the Snout to Tail Wellness Assessment. It is a systematic approach of assessing your pets that will enable you to establish the baseline of their health. By knowing what is normal for your pet you will quickly be able to to detect when something is wrong and respond appropriately. This course covers Pet Emergency Preparedness Tips, Plant & Household Pet Poisons, Assessing Your Pet’s Vitals Signs, The “Snout-To-Tail Assessment”, Assessment Worksheet, and the 5 Components For Optimal Wellness.
CARING FOR YOUR SENIOR PETIZEN:
2 hours: On the average, pets seven years and older are considered senior "pet-izens" and are at risk for age-related health problems. In Pet Tech's Caring For Your Senior "Pet-izen" class pet owners will learn the risk factors associated with older pets, proper exercise plans, diet and nutritional choices, and the things they should be doing for senior pet-izens to help them achieve the happiest and healthiest life in their golden years.
DENTAL CARE FOR YOUR PETS:
2 hours: In this class pet owners will learn how to properly brush their pet's teeth, choose safe toys and healthy food snacks and work with their veterinarian to assure good dental health. Bad breath is not normal and is an indicator of poor oral health that needs be addressed promptly. Periodontal disease is very serious as it will lead to not only mouth pain and tooth loss, but it will also damage your beloved pet's heart, liver, and kidneys!