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Rabbit & Pocket Pet First Aid & Care for Pet-Care Professionals

(and pet parents, too!)

Prepare to care for rabbits & pocket pets, and…

respond in an emergency!

Designed by Pet Safety Crusader™ Denise Fleck with Pet Sitters International, this course focuses on basic first aid and care for rabbits, as well as guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, mice & rats, chinchillas, ferrets, hedgehogs and sugar gliders.



This course has been approved for 3 CEUs for Certified Professional Pet Sitters (CPPS).

What you need to know about rabbit & pocket pet first aid and care…


When you sign up for the Rabbit & Pocket Pet First Aid and Care for Pet-Care Professionals course,

you will get immediate access.  The 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 nearly three-hour course will teach you:

  • The basic care needs of rabbits, as well as guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, mice & rats, chinchillas,

ferrets, hedgehogs, and sugar gliders.

  • Normal vitals and behavior for these species.
  • Signs of common illnesses and injuries.
  • Basic first aid steps to take in a crisis.
  • Items you need in your pet’s first aid kit.

Passing this course will award students with a certificate of completion.

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).


Course Fee: $65

$48.75 for PSI members

Register by clicking HERE

You will be redirected to www.petsit.com to complete registration & certification.  This online course designed by Pet Safety Crusader™ Denise Fleck with Pet Sitters International provides you with the knowledge you need to provide basic care for rabbits and several types of pocket pets, and how to respond in an emergency until you are able to obtain veterinary care.


“First Aid Basics for Rabbits & Pocket Pets” will provide you with the 4-1-1 you need to know to help the tiniest of furry friends. This book contains additional information and first aid care beyond the scope of the class so it is sure to become your go-to guide when your lagomorph or rodent needs you most!  Click on title above to purchase.

Also, pages 219-228 in The Pet Safety Crusader’s My Pet & Me Guide to Disaster PAWparedness deal specifically with Rabbit & Pocket Pet First Aid Basics!  The e-book is FREE with purchase of a print copy. Click on title to order.



This course is recommended by Pet Sitters International, the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters, and the Animal Rescue Professionals Association, and applies towards CEU credits.


  1. :

    This class was awesome! I feel so much more confident sitting for smaller critters now. The book is super comprehensive and goes along with me on every sit. Thanks so much for making this hard-to-find information available for small pet lovers! –Amanda May, Seattle

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