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First Aid & CPR for Pet Owners

Our pet owners courses is the most comprehensive pet first aid & CPR course available. It empowers pet owners to be able to recognize and manage the most common and most severe pet health emergencies. Our content teaches students what each condition is, how to prevent it, recognize and manage it, and what to expect at the vet. Pet owners course covers adult dogs and cats.

Syllabus

  • Introduction​

  • Preventative Health

    • Diet

    • Play and Exercise

    • Training

    • Veterinary Care

    • Traveling With Pets

    • Pre-Planning & Pet Insurance

  • Health Essentials 

    • Exams

    • Vital Signs

    • Behavior & Pain Responses

    • Safety

  • Life Support

    • ABC’s

    • CPR

    • Rescue Breathing

  • Respiratory Distress

    • Choking

    • Allergic Reactions

    • Drowning

    • Other Causes

  • Basic Trauma

    • Bleeding

    • Shock 

  • Advanced Trauma

    • Fractures

    • Punctures & Impalements

    • Eviscerations 

    • Amputations

    • Fights

    • Eye Injuries

  • Basic GI

    • Vomiting

    • Diarrhea & Constipation

    • Bloat

  • Advanced GI/GU

    • Foreign Bodies

    • Poisonings

    • Toxic Algae

    • Urinary Problems 

  • Heat & Cold

    • Hyperthermia

    • Hypothermia

    • Frostbite

    • Burns

  • Wildlife

    • Snake Bites

    • Skunks

    • Porcupines

    • Snakes

    • Insects

  • Neurological

    • Seizures

    • Stroke

    • Behavior

  • Skin & Paws

    • Foxtails & Burs

    • Matted Fur

    • Trimming Nails

  • Kits & Supplies

  • Resources