Pet Sitters & Walkers
This Pet First-aid course is designed specifically for the Pet Sitter and includes both Cats and Dogs. Students will learn all aspects of emergency pet care, with lectures, demonstrations and viewing of hands on skills practice . This program is a must for any Pet Sitter who needs knowledge and education. The course also offers tools to start a Pet Sitting business including interview check lists, how to prepare for your clients, and most of all how to care for the pet you are in charge of keeping healthy and injury free.
Join Dr Lisa Booth DVM and the instructors as this class gives the you confidence. Confidence that no matter what the situation involving your clients pets you will be able to provide care that will help for the best possible outcome. That alone can be priceless.
The class content covers over 40 First Aid segments including:
Safety Practices, Preparation for Pet Sitting, How to care for Pets on the job. How to identify trouble when walking dogs. Medication Administration. First-aid Kits, Normal Vitals Signs, Dog Behavior, How to Restrain and Muzzle, Bleeding Control, Tail Wounds, Bleeding Ears, Eye Injuries, Pad Injuries, Puncture Wounds, Lameness, Dog Fights, Vomiting, Seizures, Diabetes, Heat and Cold Emergencies, Abdominal Wounds, Broken Toe Nails, Electrical Injuries, Snakes, Skunks, Scorpions, Bite Safety with Children. There is special attention to Choking, Bloat, Dog Behavior, CPR, and Poisons. Cat specific includes: Flea Checks, How to Muzzle and Scruff a Cat. How to pill a Cat. Eye Drops and Insulin shots.
Certification will be issued upon 80% Pass rate and CPR Skills Submission. Course is non refundable and has a 60 day completion period once registered. Certification is valid for no more than 3 years.