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GET CERTIFIED IN K9 Wilderness First Aid 

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As a certified Instructor for Pet Emergency Education, I teach the engaging and informative must-attend class for any dog owner, avy dog handler, or SAR dog hander.


Pet Emergency Education courses are recognized internationally for their excellence and now we have developed a course for outdoor enthusiasts who bring their dogs along on their backcountry adventures.

Get certified, earn CMEs, and feel confident in your hands-on ability and knowledge to help your dog if something happens while out on an adventure.

Just outside our front doors in Telluride, we have access to explore everything from high alpine peaks, high angle snow fields and talus slopes to swift water, lakes, and high desert. Each of these environments offer rich experiences for us and our dogs, but also present unique challenges and risks. Our community loves to hike, ski, camp, SUP, bike and more with their pups.

Factoring in weather, season, wildlife.... are you prepared to help or save your dog if an emergency happens in the backcountry? You will be after taking this course taught by a canine professional, WFR, San Miguel Co SAR volunteer, and outdoor enthusiast who never leaves the dogs behind.


Space in limited in each class. Click the link below to sign up.

Upcoming Public Classes:

-January 18, 2020  11-2pm @ Wilkinson Public Library

follow this link to sign up

HOST a private or public class

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My Additional certifications/qualifications:

-Advanced Canine CPR & 1st Aid [K9 Medic]

-Certified to instruct courses in: Equine Emergency Aid, Pet First Aid & CPR, Canine Wilderness First Aid

[Pet Emergency Education]

-FEMA Equine & Pet responder

-Wilderness First Responder [NOLS] 

-Human AED/BLS, CPR for Providers [American Red Cross]

-American Kennel Club Evaluator for S.T.A.R. Puppy, Canine Good Citizen, Advanced CGC, Trick Dog- all levels [AKC]

-Member of Wilderness Medical Society; FAWM candidate 

-5 years of part-time equine veterinary technician experience in WA & OR states

-11 years in 4-H leadership, competing in equine husbandry, behavior, horsemanship, veterinary sciences, and more

-American Herbalist Guild member

-Graduate of Rosemary Gladstar's Herbalism course 

-Volunteer experience walking and socializing dogs and working with "Red Line" dogs (last chance, aggressive dogs) at Southwest WA Humane Society, Oregon Humane Society, and Larimer Humane Society. 

-15 years of paid, professional horse training work

-Graduate of Dr. Ian Dunbar's SIRIUS® 4 day Dog Trainer Academy

-2 year internship with Mary Ann Simonds in Wild Horse Behavioral Ecology 

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