Doggie, Doggie, Are you OK?

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For those pet parents and pet professionals who have ever taken a pet CPR course from a Certified Pet Tech Instructor, this should be a familiar phrase. For those who haven’t . . . well . . . quite frankly you should.

It is a commonly known fact that when a human falls ill, their chances of survival greatly increase  when they receive first responder care before the EMS arrive.  the same is true for our feline and canine companions.  While many of the techniques are similar to human  CPR, these are distinct differences that must be considered.  For example, the Heimlich maneuver used to successfully help a human choking victim will actually do very little for your dog or cat.  Additionally, if the responder gets hurt in the process of trying to help a wounded animal, guess who EMS will have to treat first, regardless of severity?  That’s right.  The responder.  And all the while the animal’s condition can deteriorate.

A Pet CPR course provides hands on learning regarding the proper safety precautions and procedures used to assist first responders in providing care in emergency situations.  In it, you will learn

  • Pet CPRpet chest compressions
  • Rescue Breathing
  • How to help your pet in a medical emergency
  • the ABS’s of Pet first Aid
  • Assessing your pet’s vitals
  • 5 simple things you should START doing today to keep your pet healthy
  • Snout-to-Tail Assessment
  • 10 Situations that require immediate veterinary care
  • How to put together your own pet first aid kit

All participants receive a handbook, a certificate, and website emblem upon successful completion of the course.

Classes for the Tallahassee and surrounding areas are right around the corner!! Reserve your spot today by going to www.pettech.net and searching for classes in Tallahassee, FL.creations care banner 3850-629-8390

About Creation's Care Pet Sitting

Having an undying love for animals of all shapes and sizes, it is no wonder that Virginia jumped at the opportunity to share her passion for animals with other animal lovers through Creation's Care Pet Sitting. Affectionately known as "Aunt V" by all her four legged furry friends, Virginia spent five years in the equine industry, serving as a therapeutic horseback riding instructor for individuals with disabilities before beginning her pet sitting career. Virginia is an active volunteer with the Companion Animal Rescue Endeavor (C.A.R.E.) in Tallahassee and supporter of the ASPCA.
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