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First Aid for Dogs

Risk Assessment

First Aid Essentials

Medical Emergencies

Whether you are a dog guardian or a professional working with dogs, having a thorough understanding of canine first aid and how to administer emergency treatment is essential.This course covers the objectives and rules of first aid, what should be included in a first aid kit and managing risks. It also shows methods of improvising items such as muzzles, stretchers and splints and explains how to carry or restrain injured animals.

What's included?

  • Expert Tuition
  • 1 Certification
  • 1 PDF

Deliver First Aid

You will learn how to respond to drowning, poisoning, burns, bleeding, fractures, what should be in your first aid kit, and medical emergencies such as bloat. The course also covers burns, bites and stings, shock, electrocution, choking, how to administer CPR including checking a dogs pulse and breathing. We take a look at seizures, hyperthermia and hypothermia and how to restrain and bandage an injured dog and various options for carrying an injured dog. You will practice various dressings for different types of injury.

Manage Emergencies

You will also learn the objectives and rules of first aid, what should be included in a first aid kit and managing risks. It also shows methods of improvising items such as muzzles, stretchers and splints and explains how to carry or restrain injured animals. First Aid is the initial steps taken following an accident, illness or injury. 
Meet the instructor

Teresa Tyler

Teresa Tyler is the Director of TheDoGenius Ltd. An Anthroozologist, animal behaviourist, veterinary nurse and human psychotherapist, with a keen interest in human/canine interactions. Teresa has developed the DoGenius to provide opportunities for people wanting to understand, work and share their lives with dogs from a dog-centric perspective. The courses encourage the recognition of other animals as ethically significant beings, and that an understanding of these interactions, is a moral imperative. She is completing a PhD in Cyprus where she also works as a writer, teacher and canine behaviourist.
Patrick Jones - Course author
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