2/4/23 1pm Eastern standard time US- Virtual Live Canine Wilderness Emergency First Aid Certification Class


Canine Wilderness Emergency First Aid

Live Virtual Training Via Zoom

Class is approximately 3 hours long

Program Description: The Canine Wilderness Emergency First Aid trains individuals who work with dogs and engage in outdoor activities where access to emergency veterinary care may be limited, and/or dogs are more susceptible to becoming injured due to adventurous activities.  Skills covered in this course include how to prevent medical emergencies from becoming worse by knowing what to do when emergencies happen, how to attend to an injured dog in remote areas and provide emergency first aid, and how to condition a dog for strenuous activity with the intention of preventing an injury.  This is a comprehensive detailed program that focuses on wilderness first aid and the management of medical emergencies that can happen to your dog in remote areas, trail hiking, camping, water activities, hunting and more.

**For more details about the specific skills covered in this class please see the full description below**

Registration fee is listed per person in your currency above

This class is designed to teach the average person how to administer emergency first aid to an animal until veterinary care can be ascertained.

  • This is an interactive class with a live instructor.
  • Participants are required to have a stuffed animal to practice on, a good internet connection, video and audio access. Instructor MUST be able to view everyone in attendance.
  • Attendance and participation in the class is required for certification.
  • Only paid participants will be allowed to view the presentation. Make sure you pay for each person that will be in attendance.
  • Everyone must have a laptop or desktop computer with monitor to be able to view the presentation. Smartphones are greatly discouraged as the screen is too small to view the presentation.
    • If multiple paid participants are at the same location they may share the same device to attend the class however the instructor must see everyone clearly in the video window on zoom.
  • Class combines lecture, Q&A session, and interactive hands-on portion with feedback from the instructor.
  • Instructors are credentialed veterinary technicians and classes offer not only RACE approved CEU but certification in animal CPR, First Aid, and emergency response. We teach the most current method of animal CPR endorsed by the veterinary industry.

Zoom login information will be sent to you in your payment receipt after you have paid.

Registration Includes an official certificate, a 2-year membership to our online Animal Emergency Resource Center,  full-color class manual as an Ebook. Businesses, organizations and groups may request a professional, frameable certificate to hang in their place of business to promote that their staff/members are certified which will be emailed to you upon completion of the class. individual course certificates will be available for downloading and printing within 72 hours after the class is held in your membership account.


The skills and topics covered in this class include:

  • Safety techniques when working with injured dogs
  • 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 dogs
  • How to provide emergency first aid to dogs en-route to veterinary care
  • Obtain vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration, CRT) and determine normal vs abnormal readings
  • Learn about the importance of the wilderness canine first aid kit and emergency supplies needed when engaging in outdoor activities with a dog.
  • How to use the materials in it during an emergency in remote areas, on trails, in the water and more.
  • How to manage and provide first aid for many common medical emergencies such as severe wounds, lacerations, fractures, heat stroke, snake bites, poisoning, burns, choking among many other conditions.
  • An overview of how to perform the most current industry standard method of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on dogs will be presented however this course does not certify the participant in pet CPR. Please attend our Canine and Feline CPR and First Aid class for complete training and certification in pet CPR.


This program 20-912136 is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 0.00 CE Credits (3.00 max) being available to any one veterinarian: and/or 3.00 Veterinary Technician CE Credits (3.00 max). This RACE approval is for the subject matter categorie(s) of: Category One: Scientific using the delivery method(s) of: Seminar/Live Instruction. This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board’s CE requirements”


Registration Type

Registration w/ E-book Only, Registration w/ Printed Book