Join us for a day of the most comprehensive pet first aid course available! Our Walks ‘n’ Wags certified instructors offer a day of fun and learning. Classes are intended for pet care professionals, dog and cat owners, rescue workers, first responders, groomers and shelter workers. Course completion offers continuing education credits for PSI, IAABC, IACP and CBCC-KA members. This class has received the Animal Wellness Magazine Stamp of Approval and a Modern Dog Fave Find. We work with live animals in class.
Pet First Aid
Our curriculum includes:
- Bleeding and Wounds
- Bone and Joint Injuries
- Restraint and Transport
- Artificial Respiration (AR)
- Eye & Ear Injuries
- Burns, Frostbite, Hypothermia & Heat Stroke
- Snake bite and insect stings
- Impaled objects
- Foreign Objects
- An easy-to-use manual/quick reference kit.
- Certificate of completion
Custom Plans Available
Want to hold a class at your location? Pet First Aid can be taught in any comfortable location. Please contact us for more information and pricing schedule.
- September 23 & 24, 12:00 – 5:00 PM, Metro Dog, Seattle
- October 14 & 15, 12:00 – 5:00 PM, Metro Dog, Seattle
- November 4 & 5, 1:00 – 6:00 PM, Sparks K9, Monroe *Private Class*
- February 10 & 11, 12:00 – 5:00 PM, Metro Dog, Seattle
Off-Grid Supplemental Learning
Who Should Take off the Grid?
Outdoor enthusiasts, backpackers, farmers, hunters, campers, people living in remote communities, dog walkers, hikers, cabin owners, people wanting additional training, people living in areas without easily accessible Veterinary care. The skills can also be applied in urban areas in times of disaster when Veterinary care is not easily accessible.
Classes Topics Cover
- Trip Planning
- Equipment Improvisation
- Prolonged Patient Care
- Advanced shock
- Pain management
Frequently Asked Questions
To attend OFF THE GRID, participants must have completed our initial Pet First Aid program within the past 3 years.
OFF THE GRID is a 3-hour program.
At least one live dog or cat will be present in class. Ask your Instructor whether you may bring your own.
OFF THE GRID is a Certification program earned upon successful completion of the course and exam.
Cost is $65 per person.