The PetCPR+ Certification program is our flagship program designed to teach the participant the fundamentals of canine and feline CPR and First Aid.

This class 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. This course will provide an overview of what to do for a pet in an emergency situation prior to getting veterinary care. Curriculum for all classes is developed by licensed veterinary professionals using veterinary industry standard methods of emergency medical care.

Registration Fee- $69.95

Learning Objectives:

Safety techniques when working with sick and/or injured animals

How to perform emergency triage and assess if an animal is experiencing a life threatening medical emergency

How to restrain and properly transport sick and/or injured animals

How to provide emergency first aid to dogs and cats en-route to veterinary care

How to take vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration, CRT) and determine normal vs abnormal readings

Learn about the importance of the pet first aid kit and how to use the materials in it during an emergency

How to manage and provide first aid for many common medical emergencies such as severe wounds, poisoning, burns, choking and more

How to perform the most current industry standard method of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on dogs and cats (Participants will receive a PetCPR+ Certification valid for 2 years)

Course participants will receive the following:

A copy of our 88+ page full color Canine and Feline CPR and First Aid Reference Guide E-book (printed books may be purchased for an additional $24.95) 

2 year subscription to the Pet Emergency Education Online Resource Center

Upon successful completion and receiving a passing score on all assessments, CPR certification wallet cards and an official certificate may be printed immediately at the link under the final exam section

Copyright access to use the PetCPR+ logo to promote that you are certified

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

Course is approved to award continuing education credit for the following animal professional organizations:


Class awards 3 Professional CEUs to veterinary professionals (click here to read our continuing education policy for veterinary professionals)

Although Pet Emergency Education teaches the most current industry standards for animal CPR, we are in no way affiliated with the RECOVER Initiative, its affiliated organizations or its RECOVER training programs.

Would you like to host a PetCPR+ Certification Class?

Classes are classroom style with no live animals being used.  Instructors will bring professional animal CPR mannequins, anatomical models and utilize medical first aid supplies to teach the necessary skills. Class is 3 hours long and consists of lecture and hands on portions.  Hosts will be required to provide the space, chairs, a table for the instructor and a blank wall for the instructor to display the presentation.

Hosts receive one complimentary registration for hosting the class (as long as there are at least 8 people) and is expected to help advertise the class to get enough participants.  Minimum number of participants is 6 and we have a maximum of 25 participants.  Contact our office with any questions. info.petemergency@gmail.com

For more information and to sign up to host a class Click Here