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Already have your Walks 'N' Wags Pet First Aid Certification? Prefer learning at home?

If you said "yes" to these 2 questions continue to read on! We have an amazing and comprehensive Online OFF THE GRID Certification Program available.

If you said "no", please sign up for our Walks 'N' Wags Pet First Aid program as it's the prerequisite course for OFF THE GRID.

We are pleased to be able to offer our OFF THE GRID program in a fun, hands-on online format. Successful participants will earn the same OFF THE GRID Certification as those attending our in-class programs.

Walks 'N' Wags Online OFF THE GRID course material includes:

  • Easy-to-follow, hands on course material (includes illustrations, photos, and video)
  • Scenarios and activities for you to practice your skills
  • Mini quizzes for each module to help you retain the information
  • Course Exam
  • 3 year Certification upon successful completion (same Certification as our 3 hour in-class program)
  • Free email and phone support to a live tutor in case you have any questions
  • Hardcopy of OFF THE GRID booklet (optional)
  • Choose one of our pet first aid kits (optional)

Walks 'N' Wags Pet First Aid's OFF THE GRID program caters to all audiences, including pet professionals and pet owners. Our online program offers you a unique combination of hands-on skills and written work.

The course is really easy to follow and you don't need to be highly technologically savvy to use our online platform. You'll simply be asked questions as you work through the materials and answer them from what you've learned. You'll also be asked to submit some photos to us that can be emailed from your smartphone or computer.

Log on and off of the course as often as you wish to review and complete the content. We want you to feel confident you can step in to assist your pet in a time of need.

Sign up today! Your pet is worth it!

*Please note to be eligible for Certification all course materials must be successfully completed/submitted within 12 months of order date.

*Passing grade on final exam is 76%.

*Also note pricing is in CAD. If you are outside of Canada your credit card provider will automatically exchange the funds on your behalf.Introducing, Walks ‘N’ Wags Pet First Aid’s “OFF THE GRID” program!


Outdoor enthusiasts, backpackers, farmers, hunters, campers, people living in remote communities, dog walkers, hikers, cabin owners, people wanting additional training, people living in areas without easily accessible Veterinary care.

The skills can also be applied in urban areas in times of disaster when Veterinary care is not easily accessible.


  • Trip Planning
  • Equipment Improvisation
  • Prolonged Patient Care
  • Advanced shock
  • Pain management
  • Poisoning
  • Evacuation


To attend OFF THE GRID, participants must have completed our initial Pet First Aid program within the past 3 years. Proof of certification is required after payment. If not provided, the course fee will be refunded and the course will be cancelled.

OFF THE GRID is a Certification program earned upon successful completion of the course and exam.

Online students cannot be transferred to in-class courses.

We recommend you utilize Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge to complete the program.

Your Instructor

Lisa Wagner
Lisa Wagner

Lisa Wagner lives in Vancouver, BC CANADA with her husband, two children, dogs Tux and Floyd and cats Poppy & Kermit. Lisa is Owner and Operations Director of Walks ‘N’ Wags Pet First Aid. Lisa manages Walks 'N' Wags' curriculum with support of Veterinarians and Veterinary technicians. She also manages a team of 70+ instructors who offer Walks 'N' Wags via in-class sessions.

Lisa entered the pet community in 2000 when she opened a Commercial Dog Walking and Pet Sitting company. Lisa has since obtained Certifications in Human and Pet First Aid, Dog training, and Technical Animal Rescue. Lisa is passionate about worldwide animal health and safety, which inspired her to leave pet care in 2010 to focus solely on Pet First Aid.

Lisa enjoys designing the curriculum of Walks ‘N’ Wags Pet First Aid to be both fun and informative. She loves meeting people who are passionate about animal health and safety, and sharing her time and knowledge with pet lovers around the world.

In her free time, Lisa enjoys spending time OFF THE GRID at her remote cabin. Lisa also volunteers with multiple animal aid organizations. Lisa has traveled with World Vets International to 9 developing countries for spay and neuter clinics and recently joined Canadian Animal Task Force. Lisa has also volunteered abroad with Soi Dog Foundation, Save Vietnam's Wildlife, Free the Bears and Caribbean Spay Neuter. At home she volunteers with Critter Care Wildlife Society and delivers children's educational workshops to BC SPCA.

Lisa is fortunate to have support from her longtime Administrative Assistant Vanessa Johne. Vanessa lives on a hobby farm in a small Okanagan BC community. As a former Commercial Dog Walker and Pet Sitter, Vanessa brings many years of hands-on experience to our program and you'll enjoy connecting with her too!

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