Date: March 22-23, 2014
Time: 8a – 4p
Location: Penn Vet Working Dog Center
Audience: Law Enforcement, Fire Service, Search & Rescue, & Performance/Sport handlers and Medics/EMT who provide support to K9s in the field


Learn how to recognize medical emergencies that occur in the field and provide supportive care until veterinary support is available.

Topics include:

  • Canine anatomy
  • Physical examination and restraint
  • Initial wound and fracture management
  • Basic CPR & decontamination
  • Preventive care
  • Identification and stabilization of common conditions including dehydration, bloat, heat stroke, and toxin exposure