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Pet CPR & First Aid Classes

Pet Tech

Decadent Dog founder, Rob Nager, currently the only Certified Master Instructor for Pet Tech in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is now offering Pet CPR and First Aid Classes:

4 Hour PetSaver™ Program | 8 Hour PetSaver™ Program
Instructor Course | Course Schedule

Pet CPR and First Aid Classes

4 Hour PetSaver™ Program

According to the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) 1-out-of-4 more pets would survive if just one pet first aid technique was applied prior to getting emergency veterinary care. Our PetSaver™ Program is a four-hour course that will cover all topics listed. Additionally, the class includes our PetSaver™ handbook, and upon successful completion each participant will receive a certificate.

Topics Covered:

Skill: Restraining & Muzzling
"Any pet that is pain or is going to be moved into pain, can and will bite."
Hands-on Skill Practice

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."
Hands-on Skill Practice

Skill: Rescue Breathing
"The pet patient had a heartbeat but is not breathing"
Hands-on Skill Practice

Skill: Canine & Feline CPR
"The pet patient has no heart beat and is not breathing."
Hands-on Skill Practice

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lecture: Heat & Cold Injuries
Definition, Causes, Signs & Actions For Survival

Lecture: Seizure
Definition, Causes, Signs & Actions For Survival

 

8 Hour PetSaver™ Program

This PetSaver Program is an eight-hour course that will cover all topics in the 4 Hour Program as well as Caring for Your Senior Pet-Izen and Dental Care. Additionally, the class includes our PetSaver handbook, and upon successful completion each participant will receive a certificate.

Topics Covered (in addition to topics listed above):

Lecture: Caring For Your Senior Pet-izen
Senior Pet Care, Signs & Symptoms, Risk Factors & Euthanasia

Lecture: Dental Care
Care & prevention of pet dental and related health problems.

 

Certified Instructor Program

Are you passionate about animals and animal welfare?  A pet professional looking for increased credibility for your business?  Looking for a satisfying way to earn extra income?

Why not consider becoming a Pet Tech Certified Instructor?

The program covers all topics covered in our classes as well as teaching techniques, marketing, presentation skills and more covered over an intense 3 day course.

If you’re looking for a way to make a difference in the lives of people and their pets this could be the solution for you!

Please contact Decadent Dog to learn more. It’s worth the effort.

 

Course Schedule 2012

City

State

Class Type

Class Date

Boston

MA

4 Hour Pet CPR & First Aid

February 25, 2012

Boston

MA

8 Hour PetSaver™

March 31, 2012

Boston

MA

Pet Tech Instructor Training (3 Days)

March 31- April 2, 2012

Boston

MA

4 Hour Pet CPR & First Aid

April 28, 2012

Boston

MA

4 Hour Pet CPR & First Aid

June 2, 2012

Boston

MA

8 Hour PetSaver™

June 23, 2012

Boston

MA

Pet Tech Instructor Training (3 Days)

June 23-25, 2012

Boston

MA

4 Hour Pet CPR & First Aid

July 28, 2012

Boston

MA

4 Hour Pet CPR & First Aid

August 25, 2012

Boston

MA

8 Hour PetSaver™

September 29, 2012

Boston

MA

Pet Tech Instructor Training (3 Days)

Sep.29-Oct.1, 2012

Boston

MA

4 Hour Pet CPR & First Aid

October 27, 2012

Boston

MA

8 Hour PetSaver™

November 17, 2012

Boston

MA

Pet Tech Instructor Training (3 Days)

November 17-19, 2012

Boston

MA

4 Hour Pet CPR & First Aid

December 15, 2012

If you are interested in registering for a course or would like more information, please contact Decadent Dog.