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Bark Academy

Bark Academy - Courses / Education, Veterinary Supplies - South Melbourne

Location: Bank Street, South Melbourne, VIC, 3205 View on Map


Phone: 0452 500 510


Bark Academy


About us:

Our Pet First Aid Course is Presented by
Nicky Petch-Baker

Since leaving the corporate world Nicky has dedicated her life to helping animals both wild and domestic.   Her achievements include: BEnvSc. Wildlife & Conservation Biology, Adv Dip. Canine & Feline Care Management, Dip. Conservation and Land Management, Post Grad. HR Recruitment & Training, GMDT Accredited Dog Training Instructor , Government Approved Assessor - I.D.A.  She's volunteered at Animal Aid Udaipur in India and volunteered with Animals Asia Foundation in China.  She's worked for Bark in the Park from 2008 to 2011 as a dog walker, trainer and pet first aid course presenter.  Nicky spent the summer working with the white lions in South Africa and is currently teaching puppy classes in South Yarra.  She's a partner in Bark Academy while completing her studies at Deakin University.  

Our course has a strong emphasis on risk assessment, prevention and, for those who work in the industry or may employ a pet carer, includes information on giving or taking a comprehensive client history.  On the day you'll learn what to do in situations you may face including; identifying and treating cuts and wounds, snake and insect bites, limb immobility, poisoning, heat stroke, grass seeds, vaccinations, importance of worming and flea and tick control, dog bites, CPR etc.  You will also learn how to assess conditions such as vomiting & diahorrea and will include some handy tips on what can be used around the house in cases of emergency. 

Our prices:

$95.00 - course per person
$87.00 - course per group*
$TBA   - per Pet First Aid Kit (optional)

Maximum distance we will travel:

5000 Km