Pet First Aid Courses

Pet First Aid Level 2 VTQ Classroom Course – 85 Euros

Sunday 5th February Location – Callac 22

Pet 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.

Learning pet first aid is fun and informative and will give you the skills to deal with a pet emergency should it arise. This course can be taken as a classroom course nationally with an approved and monitored ProTrainings instructor.

This course is idea for pet owners, it covers the main first aid subjects for Dogs and Cats 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.

Below is the content of the online course. Classroom courses may vary slightly.

Introduction to Pet First Aid

  • Introduction to the course
  • Pet First Aid Course Overview
  • Endorsed pet first aid certificate option
  • Meet your vet
  • Pet first aid and the law
  • 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 your pet’s health and finding out what is normal
  • Taking a Pulse
  • Pet First Aid Kits

CPR, Pet Accidents and First Aid

  • What to do if your cat has an accident
  • Breathing and respiratory problems
  • Pet CPR Introduction
  • Pet CPR
  • Pet CPR Practical Demonstration
  • Drowning and Treatment
  • Shock
  • Pet fractures treatment
  • Spinal injury and moving an injured pet

Medical Conditions

  • Types of Bleeding
  • Dressings, bandages and controlling bleeding
  • Pet wrap bandages
  • Paw Problems
  • Nail and Claw Injuries
  • Bandaging the Ear
  • Bandaging the tail and tail injuries
  • Bandage aftercare
  • Dog Digestive Process
  • Vomiting in Animals
  • Dehydration in pets
  • Pets and Illnesses
  • Stings on animals
  • High Temperatures and Heatstroke
  • Hypothermia Treatment
  • Choking Overview
  • Choking
  • Snake Bites on Pets
  • Fleas
  • Ticks
  • Insect Stings
  • Fly Strike

Illnesses

  • Seizures and Epilepsy
  • Alabama foot rot
  • Blue-green algae
  • Diabetes

Different types and sizes of animals

  • The Older Dog
  • Smaller pets
  • Reptiles

Summary of Pet First Aid

  • Fireworks and thunderstorms
  • Summary of Pet First Aid

2 Comments

  1. Hello
    Please could you tell me how much your pet first aid course is? My husband and I have 2 pooches and are very interested in this!
    Many thanks – Karen and Gary

    • Hi there. The cost is 85 euros, if you click the ‘book now’ button (at the bottom) or the date link (at the top) then it will give further information and take you through booking your place. I hope this helps. Steph