Walks ‘N’ Wags Pet First Aid

Learn What to do in Case of an Emergency

A pet first aid certificate is a valuable asset for people who work in the pet care industry and pet owners alike!

Feel more prepared in case of emergency by earning your Pet First Aid Certificate with Walks ‘N’ Wags, the longest standing Pet First Aid program in Canada. Instructed by Scarlett Mackenzie, CPDT-KA of Nice Dog, Scarlett! and certified Pet First Aid instructor. Scarlett will show you what to do in case of emergency; with both in-person classes, and online options available.

With your registration you will receive a spiral-bound first aid book, a pocket-sized first aid guide (perfect for the car!), a full colour workbook, and a certificate upon completion. All other material required for the course will be provided. 

Modules include:

-Emergency Action Plan
-Artificial Respiration
-Airway obstruction
-Transporting an injured animal
-Bone and joint injuries
-Heat and cold injuries
-Bleeding and wounds
-Paw and tail injuries
-Eye injuries
and more!

Upcoming class dates:

IN PERSON course:

Date: Saturday April 23 from 10:30am-4:00pm and
Sunday April 24 from 10:30am-4:00pm
11 hours total (5 hours each day)  with an hour break for lunch
Registration fee: $179

Address: End of the Leash Pet Boutique
3067 Petawawa Blvd unit 4, Petawawa, ON K8H 1X9
(The entrance is around the back of the building)

*Live animals are welcome to attend the in-person first aid class, however, there is a limit to the total number of pets, and they must be comfortable being in a new environment, and near other animals and people. If you are not feeling well, DO NOT attend an in-person course. You will be transferred to a future class with no financial penalty.


ONLINE Course:

Date: Saturday March 19, 2022 from 11:00am-4:30pm AND
Sunday March 20, 2022 from 11:00am-4:30pm
11 hours total (5 hours each day)  with an hour break for lunch
Registration fee: $179

Address: Online via Zoom

You will need a stuffed animal for use during the course, and a reliable internet connection with the Zoom app installed. There is a 15 minute Zoom meet and greet 1 week before the course begins in order to troubleshoot any technical issues. Available to participants all across Canada. Zoom meetings are in the Eastern Time Zone. Registration closes 2 weeks before the course start date for materials to be shipped.

COVID-19 protocol: Walks ‘N’ Wags Pet First Aid instructors follow a strict Health and Safety protocol to protect both themselves and their students. In person classes include:

  1. Increased surface cleaning and sterilization of teaching equipment
  2. Individualized student “supply” kits to avoid cross-contamination
  3. Masks worn indoors
  4. Adequate student seat spacing within classes to promote social distancing 
  5. Single use hand washing materials and hand sanitizer
  6. Signage about safety protocols posted
  7. Dogs will remain on-leash, with their person and will only be touched by their own person
  8. Instructors and students will not attend class if exhibiting any signs of illness

This list is non-exhaustive. Other health and safety protocols may be implemented based on local government requirements. Rest assured, Walks ‘N’ Wags Pet First Aid takes the safety of our students and instructors extremely seriously. Let’s continue to work together to ensure enjoyable and healthy learning experiences. At this time, masks continue to be required for indoor classes (even if the government of Ontario removes the mask mandate.)

Learn What To Do In An Emergency