Searching for a  Pet First Aid Class in Charlotte, NC? 

Look no further than Sally Said So Dog Training – Pet First Aid Class!


Having a pet is a big responsibility, so imagine how you’d feel if they got injured and you didn’t know how to help them?  Injuries that are left unmanaged can become infected – no matter how small the cut is. Get trained in Pet First Aid and CPR, so you can learn how to properly manage a variety of pet emergencies.

If you work with pets in a pet day care or a grooming center or have a pet of your own, this course will surely benefit you (and your pet!).

Shane Gentry, our top dog trainer at Sally Said So, has been certified through PetTech to teach clients exactly what to do in moments of crisis. Shane Gentry’s pet first aid class is taught in a hands-on environment that allows you to get the most thorough pet first aid dog training in Charlotte, NC.

You will learn more than just the basic that include:

  • Common household items that can be poisonous to your pet,
  • How to do a health assessment,
  • How to check your dog’s vital signs,
  • How to perform dog CPR
  • Restraining & Muzzling
  • Dog Primary Assessment
  • Canine & Feline CPR & Rescue Breathing
  • Dog Choking Management
  • Dog Bleeding & Shock Management
  • Snout-to-Tail Assessment for Injury & Wellness
  • Assessing the dog’s Vitals
  • Dog First Aid Kit Contents
  • Insect Bites, Stings & Snakebites
  • Hot & Cold Injuries
  • Dog Seizure
  • Caring For Your Senior Pet-izen


Every dog owner should have a dog first aid kit at home. You never know when you’ll need it and it can really make a difference in your dog’s recovery.

These are some of the following items we recommend for the first aid kit:

  • Latex gloves
  • Cotton swabs or cotton balls
  • Antiseptic lotion, powder or spray
  • Hand sanitizer or wipes
  • Instant hot and cold packs
  • Alcohol swabs
  • Penlight or flashlight
  • Nonstick and waterproof adhesive tape to secure bandages
  • Grease-cutting dish soap
  • Tweezers
  • Sterile gauze pads and bandages
  • Hydrocortisone cream 3%
  • Blunt-tipped scissors or razor for cutting hair and bandages
  • Splints and tongue depressors
  • Styptic liquid to stop minor bleeding
  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Blanket, muzzle, carrier or leash to secure your pet
  • Rectal thermometer
  • Copy of rabies vaccination
  • Water in case of dehydration
  • Lubricating jelly
  • Copy of medical records
  • Turkey baster, rubber bulb syringe or dosing


Come learn how you can save your dog’s life in times of crisis by enrolling in one of our PetTech Pet First Aid Classes. Classes are held on and off throughout the year in Charlotte, NC. If you do not see any upcoming classes, do not hesitate to give us a call at (704) 286 1135

The cost for class is $100 and will be worth that and more to your furry friends! If you would like to join us for class please PRE-REGISTER by calling (704) 286 1135 or fill out our contact form. 




Talk to our expert dog trainers. To get started we do a 1-on-1 dog training consultation where we meet with you and your dog to find the best solution. The methods used are ones we determine at the consultation.

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