Learn Pet First Aid
DOG & CAT FIRST AID & CPCR CLASS
In this 6-hour Pet First-Aid & CPCR Class, you will learn the latest techniques through demonstration, lecture and hands-on skills practice.
75 page Pet First Aid and CPR Quick Reference book, items needed for the hands-on portion, 6 hours of instruction certificate of class completion, 3 month membership in the Pet First Aid Academy to enhance skills. Persons in the pet services profession will receive a badge upon request to display on their website and for use on social media.
**participants will need a stuffed animal to practice bandaging, rescue breathing and figure 8 harnesses.
Cost: $75 – Ask about our group rate for pet services professionals.
🐾 Muzzling, Safe Approach & Restraint
🐾 How to Find Your Pet’s Pulse, Respiration, CRT
🐾 Down on all Fours for Pet Safety
🐾 What to do for: Bleeding Injuries, Bloat, Burns, Choking, Constipation, Diarrhea, Drowning, Electric Shock, Frostbite, Heat Stroke, Poisoning & Seizures, Snake Bites, Bee Stings, Upset Tummies & more
🐾 Rescue Breathing & CPCR (Cardio Pulmonary Cerebral Resuscitation)
🐾 Bandaging Techniques
🐾 How to use the Items in your Pet First-Aid Kit (and what items you need!)
2022 CLASS Schedule:
- FULL: Sunday, September 25th /10 AM – 5PM@ Peninsula SPCA
- Sunday, November 13th /10 AM – 5PM@ Peninsula SPCA
*No classes in May, October, or December 2022
2023 Class Schedule
- Saturday, Jan 28 /9am – 4pm @ Peninsula SPCA
- Sunday, Feb 26/10am – 5pm @ Peninsula SPCA
- Saturday, March 25/9am – 4pm @ Peninsula SPCA
- Sunday, April 23/10am – 5pm @ Peninsula SPCA
- Saturday, May 20/9am – 4pm @ Peninsula SPCA
- Sunday, July 23 10am – 5pm @ Peninsula SPCA
- Saturday, Aug 26 9am – 4pm @ Peninsula SPCA
- Sunday, October 29 10am – 5pm @ Peninsula SPCA
*No classes in June, November, or December 2023
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ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Jennifer Morrone took her first Pet First Aid Class in 2014 when she launched her pet sitting business. Jennifer wanted to be able provide her clients peace of mind that she could handle any situation that might happen while they were away. In 2020, when it came time to renew her certification again, Jennifer decided to take an online course through Pet Sitters International as a part of their certification program. After reviewing the course several times to prepare for the exam, Jennifer realized that the information was becoming natural recall and wanted to provide the same opportunity to her team and fellow pet lovers across the Virginia Peninsula. Jennifer Morrone has been trained to teach animal life-saving skills by Denise Fleck, the Pet Safety Crusader™, who has taught more than 20,000 humans Pet First Aid and CPCR. Jennifer is delighted to bring this program to the community.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
I recently took the class for Pet First Aid and CPCR. It was great and I learned a lot from it. One of the classes explained how to properly bandage a bleeding ear on a pet. It happened that a day after completion of the class I found myself in a situation where a pup has one ear injured. I immediately grabbed the needed supplies and applied every step learned in class. I am happy to announce that pup ear healed properly. It made a whole lot difference that I could applied learned steps in order to be successful. Sometimes we think it will never happen to us until you find yourself in that moment.
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