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Two photos of dogs posing for photos outside the visitor center at Gateway Arch National Park.
August 20, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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B.A.R.K. Ranger Hiking and Outdoor Safety Training – FREE

Gateway Arch National Park and Kennelwood Pet Resorts are teaming up for a FREE pet safety course! Attend with or without your dog.

Our instructor Jenny will be conducting a professional demonstration on pet CPR techniques using a stuffed pup, along with discussions on fundamental first aid concepts. These concepts will include recognizing normal vital signs in pets and how to assess their pulse. Additionally, she will provide guidance on handling potential issues during walks with your pet, such as insect bites and safety measures for extreme temperatures. By attending this session, you will acquire essential knowledge to identify when your pet requires professional medical attention. Just as you prepare for unforeseen circumstances with your human children, it is equally crucial to consider how to handle emergencies with your beloved four-legged companions. Participating in this session will grant you added peace of mind, knowing you have taken all necessary steps to address any potential emergency situation.

About the instructor:

Jenny is the Employee Education Coordinator for Kennelwood Pet Resorts. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science, which she earned in 2000. Her professional journey with animals began at the Saint Louis Zoo, where she worked with Asian elephants. Later, she transitioned to Grant’s Farm, focusing on African elephants for seven years. Afterward, she spent some time as a vet tech and then joined the Kennelwood Pet Resorts team. Jenny is a Pet Tech® certified Pet CPR & First Aid Instructor.

In her free time Jenny enjoys running and spending time with her two dogs, Chole and Kali. Jenny ran her eighth marathon this past spring. She loves running with her dogs. Together they run between 4 and 6 miles daily, before the dogs go home to sleep as Jenny finishes her run.

Learn about more the B.A.R.K. Ranger program at ArchPark.org.