Pet First Aid

Do you feel prepared for a pet emergency?

17048311825_100198f938_zFirst aid is an important part of taking care of the ones you love. Your animal companion is more than just a pet – they are a member of your family! With that in mind, do you know how to recognize a potentially serious condition in your pet? Would you know how to help if they are injured?

Be the best pet owner you can be by attending Pet First Aid Level 1 and 2 at the OHS!

All OHS Pet First Aid courses are taught by a registered veterinary technician. Topics covered in each course include:

Level 1 Level 2
  • Preventative health care
  • Household toxins
  • Common injuries and illnesses
  • Other incidents (skunk sprays, cold water safety tips, etc.)
  • Reading body language
  • Emergency situations
  • Dealing with injured and orphaned wildlife
  • Emergency situations (refresher from Level 1)
  • Choking*
  • Embedded objects*
  • Bleeding*
  • Bandaging*
  • Burns
  • Other serious injuries (internal abdominal, spinal, bone/joint injuries)

*These topics will include hands-on practical demonstrations using life-sized stuffed dogs.

The registration fee is $60/course**. A take-home Pet First Aid kit is provided to all participants enrolled in the Level 1 course.

**A 25% discount is available for all OHS adopters who register for OHS Pet First Aid courses.

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Courses will be held in the evening, on the following dates:

  • Pet First Aid – Level 2: Monday, May 13 from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Pet First Aid – Level 1: Thursday, Jul. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Pet First Aid – Level 2: Monday, Aug. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Cost: $60

To register for an upcoming course, please visit our online registration page. For more information, please email programs@ottawahumane.ca or call (613) 725-3166, ext. 298.

 

Special Pet First Aid Combined Level 1 & 2 Course:

  • Pet First Aid – Level 1 & 2: Saturday, June 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: $100

**25% discount to all OHS adopters who register for OHS Pet First Aid courses.

To register for an upcoming course, please visit our online registration page. For more information, please email programs@ottawahumane.ca or call (613) 725-3166, ext. 298.