rppThe Pet Safety Crusader's My Pet & Me Guide to Pet Disaster PAWparedness


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Rabbit parents and caregivers know that their lagomorph best friends are NOT small dogs or cats, and signs of distress as well as care differ in many ways.  Those who share their lives with rodents (Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, Gerbils, Mice & Rats) must know that their furry loved ones are NOT small rabbits!

Denise Fleck (The Pet Safety Crusader) will take you on a 90-minute self-guided journey into the BASIC care of your lagomorph and/or rodent best friend.  She will share with you what signs accompany various illness and injury, and the basic steps you need to take at the time of crisis to minimize complications and pain until you can reach veterinary care.

Topics include:

  • Checking Vitals and What is Normal for their various species
  • First Aid for:  Back & Bone Injuries, Bleeding (cuts, scrapes, bites), Bumblefoot, Burns, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, G.I. Stasis, Hyper/Hypothermia, Insects, Fleas & Mites and Poisoning.
  • Items to have in your Small Pet’s First-Aid Kit


Register by clicking HERE

You will be redirected to www.animalrescueprofessionals.org to complete registration & certification 🙂


“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.


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    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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