About Us

Pet Emergency Academy is a collaborative effort created by animal and veterinary professionals coming together to develop high quality, relevant and industry specific online certification and continuing education programs. Our curriculum is designed by experts in their field with a wealth of experience in the subject matter. Pet Emergency Academy is the sister company to Pet Emergency Education, which offers in-person certification courses. It is one of the industry’s leading animal CPR, first aid and emergency training and certification companies. Pet Emergency Education offers in-person, live training with certified instructors across the US and Canada. Stemming from the rapid growth and overwhelming success of Pet Emergency Education, the decision was made to create a completely online school offering not only the PetCPR+ Canine and Feline CPR and First Aid certification program but a collection of quality, profession and industry specific animal emergency courses as well.

Certificates are increasingly recognized by employers and clients as validation of special skills and knowledge. Our certificate programs offer the possibility to pet owners and animal professionals alike to study broad or specialized areas of pet first aid.

Earning a certificate demonstrates your willingness to make both the financial and time commitments necessary for professional and career development and success. A certificate is only as good as the knowledge and skills gained by the student and Pet Emergency Academy proudly stands behind you with our name on your Certification. 

Greg and Amy are the dedicated owners of Pet Emergency Education and Pet Emergency Academy.  Greg serves as the Executive Director and Marketing Specialist and is responsible for all of the day to day management of the company.  Greg has a BA from Rhode Island College and before taking over as ED for Pet Emergency Education he was the co-owner of a successful real estate company. Greg has always been passionate about helping people as well as animals, and he views this position as a perfect opportunity to combine both. With a strong background in business management, Greg is committed to the success and growth of both companies and is excited about the next chapter in their evolution. 

Amy has been a credentialed veterinary technician for over 28 years and holds registrations and certifications in multiple states.  She is a graduate of the Mount Ida College Veterinary Technology program where she completed both her Associates and Bachelors Degrees in Veterinary Technology before going on to receive her Master’s in Education from American Intercontinental University.  Amy completed training at Cornell University Veterinary School in canine and feline basic and advanced life support, earning a certification by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.  Most of her career has been dedicated to working in AVMA Accredited Veterinary Technology programs where she achieved the rank of Associate Professor.  While teaching in higher education, Amy became a nationally renowned speaker, authored various publications, including 5 textbooks, and became one of the industry’s leading subject matter experts in veterinary technology education. She has earned a multitude of awards including the Teaching Excellence Award, Distinguished Alumni Award and the Hill’s Scholarship.  Amy served for many years on the Executive Board of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America where she was the President in 2006.  Additionally, Amy served on the organizing committee for the Academy of Equine Veterinary Nursing Technicians and was the chairperson for the Committee on Veterinary Technician Specialties for 3 years.

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