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K9 SAR Injury Prevention

General Information

This four (4) hour course reviews defining normal for K9 physical and mental status, routine care, screening tools, gear and physical as well as mental health maintenance. 

Course Topics

  • K9 Injury Prevention (4h course )

    • Normal values in the K9

    • Routine care

    • Screening tools (e.g., Pre-, Post-Deployment K9 exam)

    • Gear considerations

    • K9 Physical and Mental health maintenance

Course Materials

This course is required of all K9FV staff. It is open to the veterinary, EMS and K9 Handler communities. 

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