Rutgers Pet Care School Presents Online Learning Opportunities for Animal Lovers & Pet Professionals

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Will you know how to react if your dog is choking? Can you recognize the signs of your cat suffering from a heatstroke? Do you know what to do if you suspect your pet has eaten something poisonous?

Taught by Steve Ross, President and National Training Director of First Aid & CPR, LLC, our 3-hour online Pet First Aid & CPR Certification course covers how to take care of pets and other animals in the event of an emergency.

Rutgers Pet Care School presents Pet First Aid and CPR Certification

Upcoming Offerings

Registration Fee: $75.00 per person
Location: All classes held online via Zoom

Saturday, July 10, 2021, 9:00am - 12:00pm (EDT)
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Monday, July 12, 2021, 6:00 pm - 9:00pm (EDT)
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Pet First Aid & CPR Certification Course Overview

In the first aid portion of the course, you will learn how to check for and treat animal injuries. Topics covered include:

  • Bleeding
  • Choking
  • Drowning
  • Fractures
  • Heat and cold emergencies
  • Impaled objects
  • Poisoning
  • Shock
  • Splinting
  • And much more

In the CPR portion of the course, receive instructions on the proper techniques of rescue breathing, pulse check, and compressions.

After the class, you will receive via FedEx mail:

  • A pet first aid and CPR student manual
  • An ASHI certification wallet card and print certificate (suitable for framing)
  • A quick pet first aid and CPR reference card
  • Other emergency reference documents


American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Certification

Upon successful completion of the course, all participants will earn a nationally recognized ASHI pet first aid and CPR certification that is valid for two (2) years.

Meet Your Instructor: Steve Ross

Steve Ross, Pet First and CPR Certification course instructor

President and National Training Director of First Aid & CPR, LLC, Steve Ross has over 40 years of emergency service experience. He and his company offer training in the lifesaving skills such as basic, pediatric, and wilderness first aid, blood borne pathogens, poison prevention, active shooter awareness, bleeding control, concussion injury, and much more.

Accessing Our Online Courses (It's Easier Than You Think!)

After you've registered, you will receive an email a few days before the start of the course with a link to a Zoom meeting. Simply click that URL and follow the prompts to allow Zoom on your computer, tablet, or iPhone. Although encouraged, no microphones or webcams are necessary. All books and materials, including certificates, will be sent via FedEx after the class.

Questions? We're Here to Help!

Please contact Program Coordinator Olga Welsh at 732-735-3121 or

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