Pet First Aid & CPR Instructor Course

Here is your opportunity to become the best health ally for pets and to teach others how to save the lives of cats and dogs. 

The ProPetHero instructor program is designed to be comprehensive and current. You will learn and how to teach the latest protocols in veterinarian-approved pet first aid, CPR and pet safety. 

Becoming a pet first aid & CPR instructor is a great addition to your current pet career or serves as a perfect entry into the pet industry. With the growing number of cats and dogs joining people's families, we need trained instructors to teach pet first aid skills to others. The goal is to stabilize and immobilize injured/sick animals so that they can be transported safely to veterinary clinics.  By becoming a ProPetHero instructor, you have the chance to save lives and improve the welfare of beloved pets.  

To become a pet first aid instructor, you can start the application process here.

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This is an ideal course for:

  • Pet sitters
  • Dog walkers
  • Dog trainers
  • Cat and dog behaviorists 
  • Therapy pet handlers
  • Boarding/kennel staff
  • Doggie daycare staff
  • Pet groomers
  • Veterinary staff
  • Human first responders
  • Teachers
  • Pet business consultants

In this veterinarian-approved instructor course, we will cover a variety of skills that can be used to prepare your students for dealing with pet injuries and emergencies. You will learn:

  • Cat and dog CPR
  • Rescue breathing
  • Handling and restraining injured pets
  • Choking management
  • Treating fractures
  • Treating bleeding
  • Caring for heatstroke and frostbite
  • Treating burns 
  • Medication administration 
  • Addressing poisoning
  • Handling insect bites/stings
  • Handling drowning pets 
  • Dealing with seizures 
  • Teaching techniques
  • Marketing strategies
  • Navigating ProTrainings resources
  • Pet First Aid Student Manual
  • ProPetHero Instructor Manual
  • ProPetHero Instructor PPT Slides
  • ProPetHero Student Slides