Life Tracks

Course Details

This course is designed to teach effective pet first aid for emergencies, early detection, common medical conditions and preventative care for dogs and cats.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

     Preventative Medicine
     Emergency Action Plan
     Vital signs
     Rescue breathing
     Airway Obstruction
     Shock
     Wound Care
     Eye/Ear Injuries
     Bone/Joint Injuries
     Foreign Objects
     Poisonings
     Safe Restraint/Transport
     Parasites
     Burns
     Heat Stroke
     Frostbite
     Hypothermia
     Medical Conditions and more…..

You will be taught to administer emergency care in the “field” prior to transporting the animal for veterinary care.

You will work with live dogs (when available) while practicing bandaging techniques, and CasPeR manikins for CPR/AR skills.

You will practice real life scenarios, play interactive games, and review instructional videos.

The course curriculum is approximately 8.5 hours. 10 hours in total, breaks included.

We offer two different course formats:

A one day: 9:00 am-7:00 pm, includes breaks.

A two day: one evening 5:00 pm-8:30 pm, and the following day 10:00 am-4:30 pm, includes breaks.

Private courses are available for a minimum of five participants or more. For further details please contact Life Tracks.

Certifications are valid for three years.

Course fee is $155 CAD (tax included)

Remember: while this course is very comprehensive, it does not replace veterinary care.

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