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Dog First Aid

Dog First Aid / Canine First Aid by Teesside First Aid

First aid is not just for humans.

Teesside First Aid can now help you take even more care of your favourite friend by providing you the skills to perform pet first aid for your furry friends.

When people think of first aid, they often do not think about their pets. Pets have accidents the same as humans and knowing what to do should the worst happen is a simple thing to learn with basic training. Dog first aid is not aimed to replace veterinary care but it will help you to recognise an emergency, calm your pet and reduce the risks of delayed treatment.

This course is ideal for pet owners or pet professionals. It covers the main first aid subjects for DogsĀ  but this information is also suitable for most other animals. Understanding basic first aid for your pet will give you the skills to assist them and prevent them from getting worse before professional help is given by your vet.

The course is approximately 4 hours long and you will receive an accredited certificate that is valid for 3 years. As a student of K9 First Aid you will receive access to an online student dashboard where you can access student manuals and other useful information after the course.

Dog First Aid Curriculum Includes:

The vet and your role in first aid
Keeping your pet safe in an emergency
Car Accidents
Pet proofing your home
How pets show pain
Checking your pet’s health
Pet Accidents and First Aid
Breathing and respiratory problems including choking
Broken Bones
Spinal injury and moving an injured pet
Tending to your pet
Controlling Bleeding
Dressings and Bandages
Paw Problems
Ears, Eyes, and Mouth
Bandaging the Ear
Bandaging the Tail
Poisoning, Bites, and Stings
Burns and temperature related problems
Seizures and Epilepsy
Different types and sizes of animals
The older dog
Small dog care
Puppies and young animals
Summary of Pet First Aid
Pet First Aid Kits


For course dates, prices and more information please look at the bottom of our courses page for a list of our upcoming courses.