Dog Handler Academy and Ready Pet Education Present:

Pet Business Emergency Preparedness + Pet First Aid & CPR Seminar

 

Saturday, April 20, 2024 and Sunday, April 21, 2024

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (both days)

Hosted at Dog School of Minnesota, Coon Rapids, MN

(16 miles north of downtown Minneapolis; 30 miles from MSP Airport)

 

Cost: $325.00 per person

 

Pet Business Emergency Preparedness + Pet First Aid & CPR Seminar

Day 1 Schedule:
9-10AM – Introductions, course goals & terminology
10AM-12PM – “All Hazards” approach & 5 pillars of preparedness
12PM-1PM – Lunch break
1PM-4PM – Emergency action plan & policy development

Day 2 Schedule:
9-12PM – Pet first aid & CPR for pet professionals
12PM-1PM – Lunch break
1PM-3PM – Pet first aid & CPR for pet professionals continued
3PM-4PM – Evacuation drills & exercises

Day 1 Syllabus: This course will prepare individuals owning/operating a pet services business (daycare, boarding, grooming, training, etc.) to build out a broad emergency preparedness plan. Lessons are taught through description, explanation, story, examples, video/images and exercises. At the conclusion of the course, students should be able to apply the all-hazards approach to emergency preparedness, develop and implement an Emergency Action Plan and have next step goals to apply at their business.

Day 2 Syllabus: This course will prepare individuals working or volunteering with animals to identify and manage a variety of common pet health conditions. Emphasis will be on the most common and severe life threatening conditions. Lessons are taught through description, explanation, story, examples, video/images and data. At the conclusion of the course, students should understand and be able to safely manage an animal experiencing an acute illness or injury & identify and treat conditions listed below:

LEVEL 1:

  • Introduction
  • Health Essentials
  • Safety & Preparedness
  • Catching, Transporting & Restraining
  • How Disease Presents
  • Sanitation & Disease
  • Prevention
  • Exams & Vital Signs
  • Life Support
  • ABC’s
  • CPR
  • Cardiac & Respiratory
  • Diseases
  • Rescue Breathing
  • Respiratory Distress
  • Choking
  • Water Safety & Drowning
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Shock
  • Kits & Supplies

LEVEL 2:

  • GI/GU
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea & Constipation
  • GDV/Bloat
  • Foreign Body & Bowel
  • Obstruction
  • Toxicology
  • Urinary & Kidney
  • Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal &
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Thermal Emergencies
  • Hyperthermia
  • Hypothermia
  • Frostbite
  • Burns
  • Neurological
  • Seizures
  • Stroke
  • Skin & Paws
  • Foxtails & Burs
  • Matted Fur
  • Trimming Nails

LEVEL 3:

  • Trauma
  • Bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Punctures & Impalements
  • Eviscerations
  • Amputations
  • Fights
  • Eye Injuries
  • Wound Care
  • Wildlife
  • Large Animals
  • Snake Bites
  • Skunks
  • Porcupines
  • Insects
  • Lifelong Health
  • Diet
  • Play and Exercise
  • Training
  • Veterinary Care
  • Travel
  • Pre-Planning & Pet Insurance

Will I receive a CPR certification?

Yes. Certificates are emailed to participants after the seminar directly from Ready Pet Education, which can be saved and printed.

Are participants’ dogs allowed?

No. Participants’ dogs are not permitted at this seminar.

What is provided during the workshop?

Snacks, coffee, water, and lunch will be provided.

Do I need to sign a liability waiver?

Yes. All attendees will sign a liability waiver at check-in on the first day of the seminar.

 

Are there hotels near the Dog School of Minnesota?

 

 

NOTE: Dog Handler Academy provides this workshop in conjunction with Ready Pet Education as guidance for use in your facility as you deem appropriate; however, we disclaim and assume no liability or responsibility for any losses or damages arising from the use of the products, techniques or services provided in this workshop. See our Terms & Conditions.

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