Canine First Aid

Course overview

This is a CPD accredited course delivered in accordance with Schedule 3 of the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 and advice from registered veterinary surgeons.

You will learn

  • Pet first-aider roles and responsibilities
  • How to monitoring health and vital signs
  • Prevention, restrains, barriers and safety
  • Brachycephalic syndrome
  • First aid kit contents
  • How to handle drowning, respiratory conditions and choking
  • Canine and feline CPR
  • How to deal with shock, bleeding and hypovolemic shock
  • How to care for broken bones and spinal injury
  • How to take care of minor injuries
  • How to take care of bites, stings, allergic reactions, anaphylaxis and poisons
  • How to deal with seizures and epilepsy
  • How to treat burns
  • How to treat hypothermia and hyperthermia
  • How to treat bloat and GDV