Cat & Dog First Aid Course in Chesterfield.
Heath Village Hall
Main Street, Heath village, Chesterfield S44 5RX
September 24th 2017 at 10 am to 2pm
Pre-bookings only – no entry on the day – limited seats.
This is a four hour Cat and Dog first aid course including a break in the middle for refreshments. Although it is a full-on course, it is very friendly and fun.
Cat and Dog Boarding Facilities
Police Dog handlers
Security Dog Handlers
Working Dog Owners
Agility Dog Enthusiasts
Dog Rescue Centres
Veterinary Reception Staff
As well as those who need a certificate and experience in cat and dog first aid.
The course duration is a minimum of 4 hours with a rolling assessment. Upon successful completion attendees will receive a certificate. Valid for 3 years – it is a PDF sent via email so it can be stored, printed and sent to anyone who requires it.
It gives owners the confidence to deal with a cat or dog medical emergency
It tells your clients that you care about their cats and dogs, and that you are capable of delivering first aid in an emergency.
Once you pass the cat and dog first aid course you will be registered in Qualified & Certified First Aider Register and allowed to display this logo on your website, email and other marketing material – be proud, it shows your dedication and care.
Employers and clients are also aware of your professional development.
Why Cats and Dogs First Aid together?
First aid is the immediate care given to an animal who has been injured or is suddenly taken ill. The vast majority of first aid treatment is universal and matters not whether we are treating a cat, dog, rabbit or any other furry friend but there are differenes in areas such as CPR, depending on type, breed and size, so there is no reason to dedicate a first aid course just for dogs or just for cats …they
can sit together
Minimum of four hours.
Cat and Dog First Aid Training is delivered in a class room environment for at least four hours with a comfort breaks and refreshments. Tea, coffee, soft drink and biscuits are available all day,
The Cat and Dog First Aid Course is a combination of discussion and practical hands-on tasks.
Wounds and bleeding
Bone, joint injuries
Muzzle and restrain
Prior Learning Requirements
No prior learning is required.
Assessment of the cat and dog first aid course will be conducted on an ongoing basis throughout the event.
Certification is issued to the learner as a PDF about 14 days after the course via email
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available. .
Strictly no smoking inside the building, depending on venue there may be designated smoking areas during breaks.
No smoking vapour inhalators in the classroom.
Cost is £50.00 per person – a £25 deposit is required.
If you have any questions in this course, please send an email to mail@1stAiders.co.uk or call us on 01727 825 999.
What is the course content?
Those vital moments prior to getting to a vet can save your cat or dogs life.
Although accidents and events happen instantly and without warning, an illness may been present for some time but only discovered and suddenly become an emergency.
The cat and dog first aid course begins with a ease-into scenario, although it is hands on, it is delivered in plain English and in an easy-to-understand way,
Is the cat or dog breathing?
Does it have a pulse? Is it a strong pulse or weak?
Is it bleeding?
What are the vital signs?
What is the colour of their gums telling us?
Are immediate life saving measures required ?
Would you know what to do if your cat or dog suddenly became ill or sustained injury?
Would you know how to administer CPR on a cat or dog?
Can you treat a badly cut and bleeding paw?
If a cat or dog is injured as a result of a fight, would you be confident enough to provide emergency first aid prior to taking it to a vet?
Should you move them and risk spinal injury?
How would you move them? – what would you use?
We have complied this Cat and Dog First Aid training course suitable for cat dog owners, professionals, dog walkers, cat sitters and carers.
For only £50.00 per person, the course comprises:
Key objectives of first aid:
1. To preserve your pet’s life.
2. To alleviate pets suffering.
3. To promote pet recovery.
4. To prevent aggravation of the injury or illness until you can get to the vet.
We discuss and share the many everyday issues in relation to cat and dog emergencies.
- The importance of a vet
- Managing a pet’s first aid emergency
- First Aid in Road Traffic Collisions
- Checking your cat and dog’s general health
- Knowing your pet’s vital signs (Respiratory, Pulse etc)
You will learn how to render first aid to a cat and dog:
- Not breathing
- Give artificial respiration
- No Heartbeat
- Spinal injury and moving an injured pet
- Burns (Heat and Chemical)
- Controlling Bleeding
- Dressings and Bandages
- Paw Problems and Injuries
- Bites, and Stings
- Eye Injury
Our cat and dog first aid courses are not boring ‘chalk and talk’ sessions, they are fun, hands-on, you will learn essential things such as bandaging ..it may sound easy!
Dealing with severe bleeding and nasty broken bones. Deep puncture wounds and embedded objects.
No matter how calm and friendly a dog is under normal conditions, when in pain and distressed they will bite! so we will deal with handling this situation
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We require a deposit of £25 per person. £25 to pay on the course.
If you would like an invoice, please email us. If you would like to pay by ban transfer, please email for account details.