Walks N Wags’ Pet First Aid & Emergency Care

A 10 hour interactive, hands-on pet first aid certification through Walks N Wags. This course teaches any pet owner or pet care professional the early signs of illness, prevention of injury, emergency response skills, choking, airway, CPR skills, wound care, splinting and much more!

Intended Audience

General public including pet owners and pet care professionals.

Course Overview

Important topics covered in the pet first aid classes include:
  • Immediate steps to take in an emergency
  • What to include in your Pet First Aid kit
  • How to safely approach an injured animal
  • How to complete a Head to toe assessment
  • How to restrain an injured animal
  • How to transport an injured animal
  • Recognition of signs of common illness and injury
  • How to handle various bleeding wounds
  • Bone injuries
  • Ear injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Choking skills
  • Artificial Respiration
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Poisoning
  • Frostbite and hypothermia
  • Heat stroke
  • Burns
  • Administration of medications
  • Strong emphasis on prevention of illness and injury
    And More…

Course Duration

10 Hours

Certificate is valid for 3 years from course completion.


COVID-19 Protocols at First Aid Plus
Our 20-person classroom has been marked off and can safely accommodate 8-9 students while following the strictest of COVID-19 safety protocols.
We have increased cleaning, ensuring that all hard surfaces, countertops, door handles, and all touched surfaces are cleaned with a hospital-grade disinfectant multiple times a day. A cleaning schedule is placed in sight, located on the fridge.
We have installed HEPA air purifiers in both the office and the classroom.
We vacuum twice a day using a hospital-grade HEPA filter vacuum.
Staff are monitored every day and students are asked to fill out a COVID-19 questionnaire upon entry and must have their temperature taken.
Hand sanitizers are available at the door, in the lunch area, as well as in the classroom.
No equipment is shared for the duration of the class
All equipment and class materials are thoroughly sanitized after each use.
If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact us at info@firstaidplus.ca

Upcoming Courses

We do not currently have any upcoming sessions of this course scheduled.



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