Pet First Aid & CPR Certification Training

Pet Tech CPR First Aid in Fryeburg Maine

Pet Tech CPR First Aid & Care Upcoming June 2016 Course
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The American Animal Hospital Association states that 60% of all veterinary visits are because of an emergency. Twenty five percent (25%) more pets could have been saved if even just one of the many pet first aid techniques had been applied prior to veterinary treatment.

Many people may ask, “why should I take a pet CPR course?” The truth is that accidents can and do happen. We never intend to slip or fall with our dogs.  As pet lovers, we owe it to our pets in our care to be prepared for the unexpected. As a Pet Care Provider, Karla and her Staff must be and are very well prepared for accidents and emergency situations.

The PetSaver Program is a comprehensive hands-on program designed for professionals like Karla and her Staff, area Humane Societies, and also for the pet owner. This day long training course that Karla offers has allows those attending to understand the following health saving topics:

Healthy living, Priorities for Emergency Care, Restraining and Muzzling, Primary Pet Assessment, Rescue breathing, CPR, Choking, Bleeding and Shock, Fracture and Limb Injuries, Poisoning, Insect Bite and Stings, Snakebite, Heat & Cold Injuries, Seizures, Snout to Tail Assessment, How to take Vitals, Making your own Pet First Aid and Emergency Preparedness Kits and Dental Care. This program ncludes PetSaver Handbook and Certification.

PetTech first aid training for dogs

Official CPR training for dogs

PetTech training course

Graduation day July 2010 (pictured above from left to right:)
Beth Christiano, Karla Schwarz, & Mary Oquendo

For upcoming classes call 603-447-3435 to reserve your spot. We offer half day, three quarter day and full day training classes.

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Pet Tech CPR First Aid in Fryeburg Maine

Pet Tech CPR First Aid & Care Upcoming June 2016 Course Click here

Call us 603-447-3435 or go to Pet First Aid page & fill out registration form to reserve your spot!!

Pet First Aid & CPR Course Pricing

PetSaver – 8 Hour course $120
Includes: PetSaver Handbook and Certification
Senior-Pet-izen (alone 2 hrs and $30)
Learning First Aid
Priorities of Emergency Care
Rescue Breathing
Cardio pulmonary Resuscitation, CPR
Choking Management
Bleeding Protocols
Shock Management
Fractures & limb injuries
Insect Bites & Stings
Snakebite, poisonous & non-poisonous
Heat injuries -Heatstroke, burns
Cold Injuries-Frost Nip/Frostbite
Seizures, Convulsions
“Snout-to-tail” for injury & wellness assessment
Assessing Pets Vitals
Pet First Aid Kit contents
Administering medication
Dental Care for Pets-Anatomy & physiology, periodontal disease.(alone 2 hrs. $30.00)

Pet First Aid & CPR -4 Hour Course-$75
Includes PetSaver Handbook and Certification
*Includes everything above except Caring for your Senior-Peti-zen and Dental Care for your Pets

Caring for your Senior Peti-zen:  2 Hour Class $30

Dental Care for your Pets:   2 Hour Class $30

Knowing your Pets Health:   2 Hour Class $30

*Please note that rates are per person. Course and class lengths are approximate. Non-profit rates are available based on class size. Although the curriculum for all courses is designed for the responsible Pet Owner, these classes are excellent for all Pet Care Professionals (Groomers, Trainers, Breeders, etc.) and especially for Emergency Rescue Professionals who may encounter issues with pet rescue.

First aid training for dogs

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PetSaver™ Program
8-Hour Course

According to the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)
1-out-of-4 more pets would have survived, if just one pet first aid technique was applied prior to getting emergency veterinary care.

Our PetSaver™ Program is an eight hour course that will cover the following topics. Additionally, the class includes our PetSaver™ handbook, and upon successful completion each participant will receive a certificate.

The PetSaver™ Program covers the following topics:

Muzzle training class for dogs

Skill: Restraining & Muzzling
“Any pet that is pain or is going to be moved into pain,
can and will bite.”
CPR course comes with a PetSaver Handbook
Hands-on Skill Practice is taught

Primary assessment for dog cpr

Skill: Primary Assessment
“In the first 15-25 seconds of you being on the scene you will know what to do and what actions to take.”
CPR course comes with a PetSaver Handbook
Hands-on Skill Practice is taught

Rescue breathing training course for dogs

Skill: Rescue Breathing
“The pet patient had a heartbeat but is not breathing”
CPR course comes with a PetSaver Handbook
Hands-on Skill Practice is taught

Canine and feline cpr training

Skill: Canine & Feline CPR
“The pet patient has no heart beat and is not breathing.”
CPR course comes with a PetSaver Handbook
Hands-on Skill Practice is taught

CPR choking training course for dogs

Skill: Choking Management
Conscious Choking, Unconscious Choking (Witnessed & Found)
Hands-on Skill Practice

CPR bleeding and shock management dog training

Skill: Bleeding & Shock Management
Restraint, Muzzle, Elevation, Direct Pressure, Pressure Points,
Immobilization, Shock Management & Transportation.
Hands-on Skill Practice

Dog CPR injury training course

Skill: Snout-To-Tail Assessment for Injury & Wellness
“A deliberate and systematic assessment from the snout to the tail of the pet with intent and purpose looking for any injuries the pet does not present to you or for wellness to create a base-line of your pet’s health.”
Hands-on Skill Practice

CPR pet vitals training for dogs

Skill: Assessing the Pet’s Vitals
“If you know what is normal for your pet then you will be able to quickly recognize when your pet is presenting not-normal.”
Hands-on Skill Practice

CPR pet first aid kit training

Handbook: Pet First Aid Kit Contents
Equipment & Supplies for Putting Together Your Own Pet First Aid Kit

CPR training for insect bites on dogs

Lecture: Insect Bites & Stings and Snakebite
Definition, Causes, Signs & Actions For Survival

CPR training for dogs lecture

Lecture: Heat & Cold Injuries
Definition, Causes, Signs and Actions necessary to take for your dog’s survival

CPR training for dogs seizure

Lecture: Seizure
Definition, causes, signs and actions necessary to take for your dog’s survival

CPR training for senior dogs

Lecture: Caring For Your Senior Pet-izen
Senior Pet-izen Care, learn the signs and symptoms, what the risk factors are and understand euthanasia

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Read how this training saved one pet’s life Dog boarding for dog lovers

It’s one of the skills we teach called Snout-to-Tail Assessment.

One of our pet owners took our class because she loved and valued the safety and well-being of her little dog so much. As a diligent student, she did her homework assignment related to the Snout-to-Tail assessment. This Snout-to-Tail assessment creates a solid baseline of your pet’s health. It teaches the dog owner exactly what is normal for their pet. This awareness and knowledge shows the pet owner how to recognize what is not normal for their pet.

In her assessment, she found mammary tumors growing on her dog. She immedately took the dog to the vet, who did confirm the diagnosis. Thanks to her assessment, she caught it early enough and the treatment needed to heal the tumor was successful.

However, the vet did tell her if she had let it go just another five or six months, the outcome may not have been as good. This simple skill only takes a few minutes and in this instance, those few minutes ended up adding thousands of minutes to her pet’s life.

When I tell this story in the classroom, some people wonder how she didn’t notice the mammary tumors in the first place. The answer for this is because she had never actually put her hands on her dog, from Snout-to-Tail, with deliberate intent and purpose, like we teach in the class. She said she would come home from work, make her dog’s dinner, have dinner herself, her dog would sit on her lap and she would pet it.

We hope this story helps you and serves as education and teaches you the value of how to be proactive in your dog’s health and wellness. Dog boarding for dog lovers


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