Learn First Aid for your dog so you are ready to help them no matter what situation they get into out of the house.
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Training Approved by Skills for Care

This course is aimed at people who work with outdoor working dogs    It is ideal for dog owners or dog professionals. Understanding basic first aid for your dog will give you the skills to assist them and prevent them from getting worse before professional help is given by your vet. The certificate is valid for 3 years.

Students will receive an official ProTrainings wall certificate and wallet card in the post after the course.

For details of our online courses you can click pet first aid course and for our advanced pet first aid.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

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This course comes with 5.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Introduction to canine first aid 
    • Introduction to canine first aid
    • What is pet first aid and why do we need it 
    • The vet and your role in first aid 
    • When is veterinary care required 
    • Keeping your pet safe in an emergency
    • Car accidents 
    • Pet proofing your home 
    • How pets show pain 
    • Checking the health of your pet 
  • Accidents and first aid 
    • Breathing and respiratory problems including choking 
    • Dog CPR
    • Drowning and treatment
    • Shock 
    • Broken bones 
    • Spinal injury and moving an injured pet 
  • Medical conditions 
    • Controlling bleeding 
    • Dressings and bandages
    • Paw problems 
    • Ears, eyes and mouth 
    • Bandaging the ear 
    • Bandaging the tail
    • Illnesses
    • Digestive process
    • Vomiting in animals 
    • Poisoning, bites and stings 
    • Burns and temperature problems 
    • Seizures and epilepsy 
    • Choking
    • Snake bites on pets 
    • Ticks 
    • Insect Stings 
  • Different types and sizes of dogs
    • The older dog
    • Small dog care 
    • Puppies and young animals
    • Summary of pet first aid 
    • Pets and fireworks
    • Pet first aid kits 
    • Summary of pet first aid 
  • Pet First Aid Student Manual V8.2
  • Animal PoisonLine Leaflet
  • Animal PoisonLine Poster
  • Animal Poisons Line Leaflet
  • Animal Poisons Line Poster Image
  • Aqueos Dog Products range
  • Aqueos Horse products range
  • Dog CPR Flowchart
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Lifepac CR2 AED Data Sheet
  • Nilaqua Hand Wash leaflet
  • Pet CPR Flow Chart
  • Tick Remover Tools are available from our store on this link
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
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Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class case locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

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