Injuries and Lameness in Search & Rescue Dogs with James Guthrie


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Imagine your search and rescue dog sustains an injury or becomes lame during a crucial mission. Are you equipped with the necessary skills to administer first aid while ensuring their safety and yours?

Join us for an in-depth exploration of what makes a top-tier SAR dog. Gain invaluable knowledge about the challenging environments they operate in, the common injuries they encounter, the rehabilitation journey, and the long-term re-homing process.

Led by James Guthrie, an accomplished Specialist in Small Animal Surgery and Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons, this webinar guarantees expert insights. James’s exceptional career at Fitzpatrick Referrals, combined with his recognition by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, positions him as a trusted authority in the field.

Plus, don’t miss James’ appearance at this year’s World Extreme Medicine Conference!

Intended Learning Outcomes

  • The ‘Why’ Behind SAR Dogs: Discover the value and benefits of using dogs in search and rescue environments. Understand the pivotal role they play in saving lives.
  • Unmasking the Perfect SAR Dog: Gain insights into the profile and characteristics that define an exceptional search and rescue canine.
  • Navigating ISAR and International Search and Rescue: Explore the unique challenges posed by various environments, conditions, and demands encountered in international search and rescue operations.
  • Understanding the Common Injury Profile: Dive into the typical injuries experienced by SAR dogs during their missions.
  • The Road to Recovery: Discover the rehabilitation journey for injured SAR dogs. Learn about the necessary steps, therapies, and practices involved in helping them regain their full potential.
  • Re-homing Injured Heroes: Explore the compassionate process of finding suitable homes for injured SAR dogs after their active service.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain a deep understanding of the critical aspects surrounding search and rescue dogs.

World Extreme Medicine Conference 2023

Join James at the World Extreme Medicine Conference 2023 to learn more about his expertise in working with search and rescue dogs.

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