Large Animal Rescue Operations (L.A.R.O.)

Large Animal Rescue Operations (L.A.R.O.) : 8.00-16.00 Hours

Course Description

This class is being designed to bring operations level information to Illinois emergency first responders in the area of large animal rescue. Responders include but are not limited to members for fire, police, EMS, sheriff departments, DNR and Forest Preserve Officers. Large animals will include but are not limited to horses, cows, pigs, sheep, lamas and alpacas; however the horse and cow will be used as the teaching model.  The course will cover the following subjects: classroom review of L.A.R.A. information, Animal haltering drills, and basic rescue drags drills, rescue glide drills, trailer safety inspections, simple vertical lifts drills, and mud rescue drills. The information and techniques learned are then applied to a full scale response scenario.


  Syllabus - LARO.pdf

This course is part of the following Program


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

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