Host a Pet CPR and First Aid Certification Class

Host a Pet CPR and First Aid Certification Class

Would You Like to Host a Pet CPR and First Aid Certification Class at Your Location for the public or a private class for your staff, or group?   Choose from our PetCPR+, PetCPR+ Advanced, and our Lg Animal Emergency Certification classes Classes require a minimum of 6 or more paid participants however you do not need 6 people to book the class.  We will help you advertise the class to get people to attend. Hosts will receive one complimentary registration for classes of 8 or more Private and Public Classes Available Simply provide the space.  We bring our own equipment and supplies Visit our website for more information and to request a class

Bird Emergency Preparedness

Bird Emergency Preparedness

by Amanda Hackerott RVT Birds are just such fun pets and are coming up on the list of most commonly owned pets in American homes. They, as well as any other animal in your house, should have an escape plan in case of an emergency. Being prepared can increase the chance of escape, decrease the trauma or loss of life and reduce the stress that both pets and humans can experience in an emergency. There are two big things that can help with preparing you and your bird for an emergency situation. One thing that I recommend to all of my bird-owning clients is that they get their bird used to being caught and handled in a bath towel. Veterinary offices commonly use towels to catch and restrain birds; the towel offers support and comfort as well as ease of use by the human. In a house fire emergency, being able to catch your bird directly from the cage and wrap him in a towel will hopefully prevent or minimize any smoke inhalation (which can be deadly for a bird), any burns or other trauma. One good way to get your bird to enjoy the towel’s presence is to lay the towel out in an area where the bird plays or forages. Throw some high value seeds or other treats

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