Advanced Canine Emergency First Aid

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Course Description:

This comprehensive 2-day course will teach K9 handlers the necessary advanced first aid skills for their canine partner. Officers will learn how to implement these skills through a combination of lecture and hands-on, true to life scenarios. This is a Registry of Approved Continuing Education course (RACE).


 Judith Fleischaker, DVM, MS – Colorado State University. Dr. Fleischaker has 37 years of Emergency and Critical Medicine experience. She has taught emergency and critical care to a variety of Police Canine groups across the country as well as experience with military and search and rescue training. She is a licensed veterinarian in the states of Colorado and Michigan.

K9 Handlers will learn: 

  • Basic anatomy
  • Normal vital signs
  • Bandaging techniques
  • Basic venous access
  • About bloat and how to pass a bloat tube
  • CPR and how to pass an endotracheal tube and use an Ambu bag
  • Common emergency scenarios and how to provide emergency first aid

Course Details:

- 302 Funds Eligible -