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Walks 'N' Wags Pet First Aid Course
Dog & Cat First Aid For Pet Owners & Pet Professionals
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 lives.
In person & interactive virtual live courses available (public & private courses for groups/staff)
In Person Locations: Throughout the Okanagan, other locations upon request
Virtual: Anywhere through Zoom
For any private group inquiries (virtual or in person), if you'd like to be put on a wait list for future courses or for any other questions, please contact us.
Pet First Aid 10 hour course
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.
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...
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"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-
For in persons courses 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.
Upcoming Pet First Aid courses
In Person Courses, $165 + GST (includes extensive manual and pocket guide. Live dogs welcome in class if registered) :
Coldstream (Vernon Area), September 17th, 2022 (9am-7pm PST,) @ Noble Canyon K9 Facility
Registration Deadline: September 14, 2022
West Kelowna, October 15th, 2022 (9am-7pm PST,) @ Canine Campus Daycare
Registration Deadline: October 12, 2022
Penticton, November 5th, 2022 (9am-7pm PST,) @ The Okanagan Dog Trainer
Registration Deadline: November 2, 2022
Virtual Courses, $165 + GST (includes shipment of extensive manual, pocket guide and basic bandaging supplies prior to class. Students must provide their own stuffed animal to practice bandaging skills (no practice on live animals) :
Next Course Date TBA
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:
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)
Compact Canine Pet First Aid Kit $40.00 +GST Pocket Pet First Aid Kit $20.00 +GST
Perfect for your car and home A must for Dog Walkers & hikers