Basic Animal Rescue Course
ARC Brings BARC to Canada:
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Join the experienced Animal Rescue Corps team for a fun and informative day of practical training and certification on the structure of emergency response and the invaluable knowledge and skills necessary to aid animals in natural disasters, large-scale cruelty cases and many other situations.
The purpose of this training is to provide practical information and skills that will benefit anyone interested in animal rescue. The course is designed to better prepare someone to be efficient and effective, and to keep themselves, others, and animals safe in many situations – from finding a loose dog on the street to a large-scale rescue operation. Topics will include investigations, documentation, logistics, animal handling, emergency sheltering, volunteer management, media relations, and much more. Attendees will receive an ARC certificate for the Basic Animal Rescue Course as well as an ARC Volunteer t-shirt, and will be better prepared to assist in ARC operations or for other volunteer opportunities.
When: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 16th, 2013.
The course begins promptly at 9 a.m. so please arrive by 8:30 to sign-in and take your seat.
Where: The Burke Building, St. Mary’s University
This location is just 5 min. from downtown Halifax.
How much: $95 for early registration. $125 at the door, if space is available. There is a limited number of seats so please register early.
Lunch: Vegan lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Register for BARC using the form below:
Please indicate the name, email address and unisex shirt size for each participant. Thank you!
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