Pet First Aid Workshops

Pet First Aid Certificate Course:

Pet First Aid Certificate Course – Sunday Sept 27 2020

Lynda Kitson is certified as a Pet First Aid Instructor through Walks ‘n’ Wags Pet First Aid, an internationally recognized organization and the longest standing Pet First Aid course in Canada.

Pet First Aid Certificate Course

This 10-hour certificate course covers everything from prevention to treatment of illness and injury, as well as information on how to keep your pet in optimal health. Topics include:

  • internal & external bleeding
  • choking & seizures
  • fractures & sprains
  • poisons & allergic reactions
  • heat & cold injuries
  • artificial respiration & CPR
  • and much, much more…

CPR image Participants will practise bandaging skills as well as artificial respiration and CPR Skills on life-like, industry standard mechanical CPR mannequins.

This course is appropriate for both dog owners and industry professionals.

Upon successful completion of the course and exam, participants will receive a certificate valid for 3 years.

Those in the Pet Industry may utilize the Walks ‘N’ Wags logo on your website to verify completion of the program. Additionally, you’ll be added to the Walks ‘N’ Wags professional page and the K9 Compass Business Grads page.

The program also qualifies for:

  • 8.5 CEUs for CDBC (International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants)
  • 8.5 CEUs for CBCC  (Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers)
  • 11 CEUs credits CPDT (Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers)

COVID Safety

Safety is a top priority! Have a look at the precautions below:

  • All participants will wear masks covering the mouth and nose while indoors, no exceptions will be made to this policy.
  • Participants will be given breaks to go outside in order to remove masks and have snacks. We have a grassy lawn and participants may borrow a chair to enjoy the outdoors during the lunch break, or may eat in their cars.
  • Ample hand sanitizer and a clean bathroom with hand soap will be provided
  • Attendance is limited to SIX people, plus the instructor, in the 2200sqft facility
  • The large garage door will open in order to increase ventilation and fresh air. (Please bring a sweater in case it’s cool!)
  • Attendees will be spaced out with their own table and supplies
  • Attendees will bring their own bandaging supplies (available at a dollar store or around the home), and will be given a list of what to bring, in order to avoid sharing supplies
  • The CPR dummy will be cleaned between uses, and artificial respiration will be mimed/discussed but not practised on the dummies
  • All persons who are ill, tested positive, has a pending test result, have been in contact with someone who has tested positive, or who have travelled will not be permitted to attend.

Sunday Sept 27th 2020  – 8:30am

Enrolment will close Thursday Sept 24th 

Cost: $165+HST (Total: $186.45)
Etransfer this registration fee to [email protected] to confirm your booking

Location: Scratch and Sniff Canine Services, 340 Southgate Dr Guelph

Participants will need to arrange for their own lunch. This is a “people-only” event.

Refunds are not available for registration fees.

Enrolment is now closed!

Off The Grid: Pet First Aid for the Outdoor Enthusiast

Learn vital, life-saving wilderness pet first aid skills for your “Off the Grid” trips to the cabin, camping, or hiking. Topics include:

  • Trip Planning
  • Equipment Improvisation
  • Prolonged Patient Care
  • Advanced shock
  • Pain management
  • Poisoning
  • Evacuation
  • …and more!

Participants must have completed the Walks’N’Wags initial Pet First Aid Certificate program at any location within the past 3 years.

OFF THE GRID is a 3 hour certificate program, with certificate earned upon successful completion of the course and exam.

Scheduling TBD

Enrolment will close the Thursday prior

Cost: $60+HST
**A valid certificate from the standard course is required to participate in Off The Grid.

Location: Scratch and Sniff Canine Services, 340 Southgate Dr Guelph

This is a “people-only” event.

Refunds are not available for registration fees.