Animal Responder Boot Camp set for April 16-20
An Animal Responder Boot Camp is set for April 16-20 at the Outdoor Wilderness Learning (OWL) Center in Dubach and on the South Campus of Louisiana Tech University in Ruston. Specifically, the course will train first responders, veterinarians, vet techs, humane groups, animal science and veterinary students, and other animal-care personnel to work together to safely and effectively save animal lives without compromising human life. Continuing Education credit is available. The course is divided into three sections:
- Slack Water Rescue, April 16-17, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.;
- Large Animal Handling and Technical Rescue, April 18-19, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.;
- Pet Evacuation and Shelter Training, April 20, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.