Class Descriptions

Pet Emergency Education offers high quality Pet CPR, First Aid and Emergency Response Certification Classes.  We screen our instructors to insure you are receiving the best educational experience possible.  Instructors are truly experts in the subject matter.

The method of animal CPR that we teach in our classes is based on the most current industry standard method developed by emergency veterinarians through the RECOVER Initiative. **

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PetCPR+ Certification

The PetCPR+ Certification program is designed to train the participant in canine and feline CPR and First Aid. It is our foundation animal CPR training that is ideal for anyone who loves animals including animal professionals, obedience trainers, kennel staff, pet retailers, pet sitters, animal shelter staff/volunteers, rescue personnel, groomers, First Responders, Fire/EMT and pet owners.  It provides the participant an overview of what to do in an emergency situation with their pet prior to getting veterinary care.

Topics covered in this class will include safe handling, restraint and transportation of sick and/or injured pets, obtaining vital signs and assessing an emergency situation, how to determine if an animail is experienceing a medical emergency, how to manage common medical emergencies including shock, allergic reactions, burns, wounds and bandaging, trauma, poisoning, choking and more.  Participants will learn how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation using the most current veterinary endorsed methods.  

Upon completion of this class participants will be certified in Canine and Feline CPR and First Aid**

PetCPR+ Advanced Certification*

The PetCPR+ Advanced Certification program is designed for veterinary professionals specifically.  Veterinary Technicians, Assistants, Veterinarians and support personnel will find that the material covered in our advanced CPR class is better suited for their needs.  This class training goes over what to do when a cardiopulmonary arrest arrives at the hospital.

Topics covered in this class will include how to triage an emergency, develop an emergency plan for your hospital,  how to function as an ICU team during a code, recognize and manage a CPA (cardiac pulmonary arrest) in the hospital, how to use monitoring equipment necessary in a CPA and more.  The class includes a hands on experience with basic and ventilated CPR, choking and how to perform manual cardiopulmonary resuscitation using industry standard methods. Veterinary professionals will receive 3 CEU for attending this class.  Our certification classes are becoming the choice for veterinary hospitals and clinics to validate their staff training for accreditation.

Upon completion of this class participants will be certified in Canine and Feline CPR and Advanced Life Support**

*Our PetCPR+ Advanced class is taught exclusively by credentialed veterinary technicians and licensed veterinarians.  This class will only be available in areas where there is a qualified instructor.  Please contact our office for more information 

EquiAid Emergency First Aid for Horses Certification Program

Due to the size of the animals and their shelter and transportation needs owners, first responders and animal advocates need to adequately trained in what to do.   This class has both lecture and hands on workshop aspects including topics such as transporting and restraining sick and/or injured horses, how to prepare an emergency plan for your farm, performing triage, physical assessments including obtaining vital signs, how to handle common medical emergencies affecting horses and first aid skills such as wound management, emergencies that happen on the trail and horse shows and more.

Upon completion of this class, participants will be certified in Equine Emergency First Aid


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**Although our programs are based on veterinary endorsed methods of animal CPR we are in no way affiliated with the RECOVER training by VECCS and eCornell. For more information about their program Click Here