Practical Canine First Aid Course

This 1 day Canine First Aid course is relevant for anyone working with dogs in a veterinary, animal hydrotherapy, animal charity or private business capacity as well as for dog owners.

First Aid training must be kept up to date and this course can also be undertaken as a refresher/update course for professionals or CPD training.

Students will learn about the principles of First Aid and the main purpose of First Aid. The course covers many types of injury/illness, what should be done in the event of heavy bleeding, electrocution, broken limb, heat stroke, hypothermia, resuscitation, CPR, road traffic accidents, choking, drowning, shock etc.

Students will learn how to transport an injured dog, canine bandaging, muzzling, common sources of poison in the house and garden, bites and stings, fits and much more. This intensive course also includes information about wounds and how to apply dressings. Learn how to improvise items such as stretchers, splints & muzzles and restrain, carry and transport injured canines.

The course provides theory and an opportunity to practice what you would do in the event of an emergency.

An Animal Jobs Direct Certificate of Attendance will be issued upon completion of this course.

Available dates in 2020include:

  • Saturday 28th March

All workshops take place at Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter, Hawthorn Lane, Newland, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 5BD.

Please note that this course is ran by Animal Jobs Direct and all bookings for this course must be made through their website here.