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!

Be more prepared in case of an 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 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, several first aid supplies, and a certificate upon completion. 

Two options available: Online OR in-person!

Modules include:

-Emergency Action Plan
-Head to Toe Check
-Animal Body Language and Communication
-Artificial Respiration
-Restraint and Transportation
-Airway Obstruction

-Bone and Joint Injuries
-Heat and Cold Injuries
-Bleeding and Wounds
-Medical Conditions
-Administering Medication
-Paw and Tail Injuries
-Eye Injuries
-Dealing with Grief

There is a 50 question multiple choice exam at the end of the course.

In-Person Class information:

Information about all IN-PERSON courses:
Time: 11:00am ET- 4:00pm ET on both Sundays (10 hours total) 
Registration fee: $203
Location: Hank & Hound, 360 Pembroke Street W, Pembroke, ON

There are limited spots available for live dogs to attend the course.  You are responsible for your dog’s needs during the course, such as food, water, treats, and a blanket to rest on.  There will be light refreshments, but you will have to bring your own lunch. Please let me know ahead of time if you have any severe food allergies (eg: peanuts). The deadline to register is 24 hours before the start of class.


Sunday April 23rd and Sunday April 30th, 2023

Sunday June 11th and Sunday June 18th, 2023

Online Class information:

Information about ONLINE Courses:
Time: 11:00am ET- 4:00pm ET on Saturday and Sunday (10 hours total)
Registration fee: $203

Location: 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 listed using the Eastern Time Zone. Registration closes 2 weeks before the course start date for materials to be shipped.

Upcoming ONLINE Dates:

Date: Saturday March 18 AND Sunday March 19, 2023

Date: Saturday May 20th and Sunday May 21st, 2023

Learn What To Do In An Emergency