What you need to know about bird first aid and bird-sitting—
ALL IN ONE COURSE!
When you sign up for Bird First Aid & Care for Pet-Care Professionals, you will get immediate
access to the course. This course is conducted through a series of easy-to-follow video tutorials.
The program is designed to move at your own pace from the comfort of your own home and you
will have 6 months to complete it.
This course is made up of two sections:
Basic Bird First Aid, which makes up the bulk of this course, taught by Pet Safety Crusader
Denise Fleck™. Because most pet first aid trainings and courses focus primarily on dogs and cats,
it’s important to take advantage of bird-specific pet first aid training like this one if you plan to
offer avian care services.
- Checking Vitals and Head-to-Tail Feathers check
- Basic Avian care and diseases
- What to do for : Attacks by another animal, Broken Blood Feathers, Bleeding Tongue,
Breathing Difficulties, Burns, Dehydration, Diarrhea, Poisoning,
Regurgitation/Vomiting, Shock and Straining
- What Items to Have in Your Bird’s First Aid Kit
Bird-Sitting Basics, conducted by Pet Sitters International staff. This section reviews the basic
information you need to keep in mind as you prepare to offer bird-sitting services as part of your
Passing this course will award students with a certificate of completion.
PSI members also receive the Bird-Care Specialist icon on their PSI Pet Sitter Locator listing upon
completing this course. And as a special bonus, as a student of this course you also receive
access to a bird care profile sheet, which you can use during your meet and greets to gather
information about any birds that will be in your care.
Please note: After six months, you will no longer have access to your course or course materials,
including your certificate of completion (so be sure to download it).