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Level 2 K9 First Aid

Course Curriculum 

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 your pets health 

  • 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 

K9 First Aid at a glance
  • Qualification lasts for 3 years

  • Printable wall certificate

  • CPD time credit conformation

  • Includes manual & other downloads

  • Free weekly video refresher

  • Evidence Based Training certificate

  • Engaging and hands on classroom training

This course is similar to our Pet First Aid course but for those who just want a course that only covers dogs.  

This course is aimed at anyone who requires a course in first aid for 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

Who is this course for:
  • Dog owners

  • Dog professionals

  • Dog walkers

  • Kennels

  • Vet staff

Course cost - Please contact us

Course length - 6 hours

Pet First Aid Kits available to purchase on the course

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