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Sat, Apr 13


Virtual Event

Bush Dog Safety

Virtual workshop for essential dog first aid, emergency preparedness and cutblock safety. Specific safety considerations for tree planting camp and other forestry worksites.

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Bush Dog Safety
Bush Dog Safety

Time & Location

Apr 13, 2024, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

About the event

An informative webinar for all dog-owning tree planters. Topics included:

-Responsible dog owner checklists

-Preparing for a season in the bush

-Safe handling + restraint

-Safe muzzling

-Signs your dog may be sick or injured


-Artifical Respiration + CPR


-Emergency Response Plan (ERP)

-Dog Fights

-Camp etiquette + safety

-Bleeding control + bandaging


-Exposure to heat + cold


-Stings + sting associated anaphylaxsis

-Hazards with wildlife

-First aid kits

With over 12 years experience in tree planting and other forestry work, Celine has a deep understanding of the unique lives of bush dogs. As a former Veterinarian's Assistant with a BSc. in pre-veterinary animal sciences, Celine combines veterinary knowledge, wilderness pet first aid teachings and lived experiences in the bush. These topics and safety recommendations were presented by Celine to the Western Forestry Contractors' Association (WFCA) annual conference in Victoria, BC in 2023.

Course run time 2.5 hours with final 30 minutes discussion/Q&A.

All attending participants receive BARK's Dog Safety Field Guide (retail value $12.95) with registration and confirmed mailing address.


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