Canine CPR

– – Say hello to “Casper,”  the dog in extreme distress…but don’t worry, he isn’t real!  The cadaverous-looking canine is a manikin or “simulator” used to teach handlers how to perform CPR on and revive a dog.

A top security dog can be valued at up to $35,000, so such courses are in demand among law enforcement,  military, and security professionals.  Commercially-available canine simulators for “mouth-to-snout” training range in price from a few hundred to several thousand dollars.

Weighing in at around seven pounds, the vinyl puppy Casper plays dead very well, and doesn’t mind when humans slobber on him…

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2 Comments on “Canine CPR”

  1. carycomic Says:

    Sorry, folks. But, I just _have_ to say it!

    “A simulated dog is a manikin’s best friend.”


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