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Canine First Aid Concepts & Pathology: Online

This home study course is ideal for anyone with an interest in learning or reviewing the key concepts of canine first aid as well as understanding the fundamental principles of canine pathology.  Students working toward national certification in canine massage are encouraged to take this class as it contains information that will help during preparation for the national certification exam.  Topics include common canine pathogens, modes of transmission, the chain of infection, inflammatory response, the lymphatic system, contraindications, and standard precautions. 

This online course contains approximately 12 hours of content and is appropriate for pet professionals and pet parents alike.

CE hours approved for NBCAAM.

Online | 12 Hours

Self-paced / No time limit

$200 USD

Includes all class materials

No Expiration

Ongoing access to content 
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What's included?

  • 4 Modules
  • 3 PDF Downloads
  • 17 Videos
  • 1 Final Exam
  • Certificate of Completion

Life-Saving Concepts

You will learn how to recognize when an animal is in distress and know the important steps to take to help in a variety of emergency situations.

Canine Pathogens

You will also learn the most common canine pathogens, including zoonotic ones that can be spread between species. Understand modes of pathogen transmission, the chain of infection, inflammatory response, and more.

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