First Aid for Cats and Dogs

About the course

A must for anyone working with dogs and cats; kennels, catteries, grooming parlours, dog trainers and pet owners. Learn how to cope should an emergency arise.

A selection of the following subjects will be covered

  • Accidental Poisoning
  • Bandaging Techniques
  • CPR Techniques
  • Gastro Intestinal Emergencies
  • Fractures
  • Head Injuries
  • Transport Techniques
  • Wounds and Haemorrhaging

The Course format will be a mix of theory and practical work and the tutor will bring her dog for the duration of the course to demonstrate the different First Aid skills and enable all students to have a go and gain a better understanding of the different subjects covered.

Animal Studies

Britain is well regarded as a nation of animal lovers, from companion pets to large animal collections. This has resulted in a multi-million pound industry, ranging from well known national pet feed companies to pet stores, catteries and kennels and numerous other businesses providing for the needs of animals.

If you care about animals and have a deep interest in their health and wellbeing, Myerscough provides an excellent opportunity for you to further your studies. You'll develop a range of skills and have the opportunity to care for a range of animals including dogs, cats, rabbits and ferrets, farm animals, reptiles and amphibians and a range of invertebrates.