Course overview
Dates and bookings

These two hour courses are designed to teach children who are dog owners or may like to be dog owners basic life saving and first aid techniques, such as CPR, choking and poisoning, and are run by qualified pet first aid instructors who are also registered NHS nurses with specialist training in teaching CPR and first aid. All instructors have always lived with canine friends. All instructors are CRB / DBS checked (enhanced) and have experience working with children.

Children are invited to join first aid for dogs and learn canine first aid in Brighton, Hove, Worthing and Horsham as well as the rest of Sussex, Surrey and London.

As well as fun tuition, you’ll also receive a canine emergency first aid booklet and a certificate of attendance.

Kids to the rescue - pet first aid for children course includes:
  • What the vet does
  • Keeping your pet safe in an emergency
  • Pet proofing your home
  • Checking your pet’s health and knowing when you pet my be ill
  • Dealing with choking
  • Dog CPR
  • Broken bones
  • Moving an injured pet
  • Controlling bleeding
  • Dressings and bandages
  • Paw problems
  • Bandaging the ear
  • Bandaging the tail
  • Poisoning, bites and stings
  • Different types and sizes of dogs
  • The older dog
  • Puppies and young animals
  • How to make a pet first aid kit

All of the dates and booking information for this course can be found by clicking on the Book a course tab at the top of this page.

Do you have a group of children that want to learn first aid for their pets?

We will come to you. Great for schools, groups, clubs and groups of friends.

Our first aid for dogs courses in Brighton, Hove, Worthing, Wimbledon, Sussex, Surrey and London last approximately two hours however, longer courses are also available.

We are also able to train children in ‘human’ first aid as well.

If you’d like to know more about our this or any of our dog first aid courses, please contact us online or give us a call on 01273 702 496.




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