Pet First Aid Workshops

Pet First Aid Certificate Course:
Sunday March 18th 8:30am 6:30pm

Off the Grid Wilderness First Aid:
Sunday, April 22, 9am-12pm

Information and registration below!

 

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)

Sunday March 18, 2018

Registration closes Mar 16. Spaces are limited

Cost: $165+HST

Location: Scratch and Sniff Canine Services (37 Chapel Lane, Guelph ON.)

Light refreshments will be provided in the morning and at breaks. Participants will need to arrange for their own lunch – there are restaurants nearby. This is a “people-only” event.

Refunds are not available for registration fees.

Book your spot now!


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.

Sunday April 22, 2018

Registration closes Apr 20. Spaces are limited

Cost: $60+HST

Location: Scratch and Sniff Canine Services. 37 Chapel Lane, Guelph.

This is a “people-only” event.

Refunds are not available for registration fees.

**A valid certificate from the standard course is required to participate in Off The Grid.

Email the office with the location and name of the instructor and the date of your certification, a scan/photo of your certificate would also be appreciated. This must accompany payment, and may be earned in our March 2018 course.

Book your spot now!