Our Program


    Introduction

  • What is First Aid
  • Your Role
  • Team Sport
  • First Aid Kits
  • Safety
  • Muzzles and  Handling
  • Diseases

Assessments

  • Learning to See and Hear Your Dog in a Whole New Way
  • Baseline Vitals
  • Behavior

Basic Life Support

  •  Airway Obstructions (including why a tennis ball may not be your best friend’s best friend!)
  • CPR
  • Rescue Breathing

Heat and Hydration and Hypothermia

  • Protecting your Pal from one of the leading causes of preventable death
  • Early indicators
  • Late indicators
  • Staying hydrated
  • Passive Cooling Techniques
  • Emergency Cooling Protocol
  • Myth Busting Common Misconceptions

Toxins

  • Chocolate
  • Xylitol
  • Grapes and Raisons
  • Onion and Garlic
  • Rat Bait
  • Medications
  • Other Common Toxins

Bloat/GDV

  • Risk Factors
  • Every Day Prevention
  • Surgical Prevent (Gastropexy)
  • Recognizing and Responding

Trauma

  • Deadly Bleeding
  • Wound Management
  • Basic Bandaging