Course overview
Dates and bookings

These 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 DBS checked (enhanced) and have experience working with children.

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
  • Checking your pet’s health and knowing when your pet may be ill
  • Dealing with choking
  • Dog CPR
  • Broken bones
  • Moving an injured pet
  • Controlling bleeding with dressings and bandaging
  • Poisonings
  • Different types and sizes of dogs
  • Puppies and young animals

We use our 'dog CPR and soft dog models' on courses.

This course is run as an in-house option; if you have a group of children who would like to learn we can teach them in a familiar environment.

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 such as Rainbows, Scouts and Browines, 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. Check out our First Aid Heroes page!

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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