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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

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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