What will I learn?

Check out our curriculum below

Once enrolled, students have access to the course for three months. Feel free to take your time, go back and review, and jot down some notes if you wish! This course has reading sections, videos, downloads and option skill sections. It takes the average students 1.5-2 hours to complete. This course covers information about dogs and cats (other species coming soon!). Not recommended for students under the age of 12.

Course curriculum

What you'll learn:

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Introduction

    • About Us

    • Safety

    • Liability Release

  • 2

    General Health

    • Pet Food

    • Exercise & Engagement

    • Veterinary Care

    • Traveling with Pets

    • Pre-Planning & Pet Insurance

    • General Health Handouts

  • 3

    Exams & Vital Signs

    • Vital Signs

    • Exams

    • Pain Reactions & Restraining an Injured Pet

    • Vital Signs Chart

  • 4

    CPR

    • What is Cardiac Arrest?

    • Large Dog CPR

    • Small Dog & Cat CPR

  • 5

    Respiratory Distress

    • General Respiratory Distress

    • Choking

    • Drowning

    • Allergic Reactions

  • 6

    Trauma

    • Types of Trauma

    • Shock

    • Bandaging Techniques

    • Splinting Techniques

  • 7

    Poisonings & Contaminations

    • Signs & Symptoms - Treatments

    • Algae Blooms

  • 8

    Gastrointestinal & Urinary Issues

    • Vomiting & Diarrhea

    • Foreign Body Ingestions

    • Gastric Torsion - Bloat - Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV)

    • Urinary & Kidney Problems

  • 9

    Seizures & Neurological Problems

    • Types of Neurological Problems

  • 10

    Fights, Bites & Stings

    • Fights

    • Snake Bites

    • Insects, etc.

  • 11

    Heat & Cold

    • Hyperthermia - Overheating

    • Hypothermia - Too cold

    • Seasonal Considerations

  • 12

    Ears, Skin & Nose

    • Basics

    • Foxtails

    • Porcupines

  • 13

    Paws & Nails

    • Paws & Nails

  • 14

    First Aid Kits

    • First Aid Kits

  • 15

    Resources

    • Resources

  • 16

    Conclusion

    • Thank You!

    • Handbook Download