Pet CPR

COURSE ID: VET503

Course Overview

CPR: Advanced Life Support

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Total Modules: 1

In the Pet CPR Course, learn how to determine if your pet needs CPR, how to do chest compressions to get blood flowing and to do mouth to snout ventilation to get oxygen into the blood while you’re transporting your pet to the vet.

Pet CPR is authored by Daniel J. Fletcher, PhD, DVM, DACVECC, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Associate Professor of Emergency and Critical Care. Dr. Fletcher is also co-chair of the RECOVER Initiative, which published the first evidence-based veterinary CPR guidelines in 2012, and has taught CPR courses all over the world.

This course is peer reviewed by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC). It is endorsed by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS), and teaches the most current, evidence-based guidelines developed by the Reassessment Campaign on Veterinary Resuscitation (RECOVER) initiative, making them the gold standard in veterinary CPR training. A certificate of completion from the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) will be issued after you complete the course.

Pet CPR is targeted at pet owners and pet care professionals such as pet sitters, dog walkers, dog day care providers, and groomers.

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