Recommended Resources

Local Training & Education

Minneapolis CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/fire/cert Twin Cities citizens need your help to prepare the community for a disaster. CERT provides an excellent opportunity for residents to play an important role in helping to safeguard, prepare for and respond to major emergencies in our community.

Training covers basic emergency preparedness, response capabilities, first aid, fire suppression and search and rescue procedures. CERT volunteers receive equipment to use when activated. The CERT program is supported by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Books & Study Materials

The books and items below are discussed during our class:

Animal Restraint for Veterinary Professionals

Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats

Practi-Shield Sanitary CPR Shields

Living Ready Pocket Manual – First Aid: Fundamentals for Survival

The Survival Medicine Handbook: A Guide for When Help is Not on the Way

SAS Survival Guide 2E (Collins Gem): For any climate, for any situation. Pocket/kit size.