Walks 'N' Wags Pet First Aid Courses, Okanagan Valley
Dog & cat first aid for pet owners and professionals from Penticton to Kelowna, Vernon and Kamloops. Other locations upon request. Public and private courses available.
"This course made me feel prepared to face a pet emergency immediately. It was so much fun!
I would recommend it to all animal lovers, pet owner and pet professionals to complete this course. Who wouldn't feel great when they can help if they are needed?"
Peggy, Dog Groomer
Would you know what to do in the immediate moment your beloved pet has an accident, whether it is at home even outside on a walk?
It is the time between an accident happening and arriving at the vet office that matters the most.
Get peace of mind by knowing how to respond in critical situations and being able to prevent unnecessary suffering to a pet and possibly save lifes.
We will prepare you for unthinkable pet emergencies!
Sign up for one of our life saving courses below or contact us for any questions
We are also offering private courses exclusively for your staff or your friends.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions!
Pet First Aid 10 hour course $155.00 + GST
This 10 hour certificate course offers comprehensive pet safety and first aid information and applies to dogs and cats. In this exciting course participants practice life saving skills on mannequins and as well on live animals.
It covers everything from prevention to treatment of illness and injury as well as information on how to keep your pet in optimal health.
Upcoming Pet First Aid courses:
Kelowna: Saturday March 14, 2020 exact location TBA (1 day course, 9am-7pm)
CPR and Artificial Respiration
Bleeding & Other Wounds
Broken Bones & Joint Injuries
Frostbite & Hypothermia
Recognize Early Signs of Illness
Learn to prevent Illness and Injury
And much more...
Course topics include
Participants may bring their own dog to class to practice bandaging techniques.
Artificial respiration and CPR Skills are practised with CasPeR, the CPR dog. These life-like industry standard mechanical CPR mannequins ensure that participants learn exactly the right technique and life saving skills.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate valid for 3 years. Those in the Pet Industry may utilize the Walks 'N' Wags logo on their website to verify completion of the program. Additionally, you'll be added to the Walks 'N' Wags professional page.
Off The Grid 3 hour course $59.00 + GST
In this 3 hour certificate course we extend on the skills already learned in the first aid course to apply to "Off The Grid" emergencies.
This course is suitable for 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 i snot easily accessible.
To attend OFF THE GRID, participants must have completed our initial Pet First Aid program within the past 3 years.
Upcoming OFF THE GRID courses:
Oliver BC: 2020 TBA
Prolonged patient care
Course topics include
Participants may bring their own do g to practice the learned skills.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate valid for 3 years. Those in the Pet Industry may utilize the Walks 'N' Wags logo on their website to verify completion of the program. Additionally, you'll be added to the Walks 'N' Wags professional page
Merchandise For Sale (Order with your registration or buy at the course)
Compact Canine Pet First Aid Kit $38.00 (+GST) Pocket Pet First Aid Kit $16.00 (+GST)
Perfect for your car and home A must for Dog Walkers & hikers
Whether you are a pet owner of dogs or cats or a pet professional, register today for one of our courses and help save a pet's life! Contact us to find out more!