Canine First Aid – Principles

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This ONLINE course is designed to intoduce students to the priciples of Canine First Aid. The course is the first step and covers the foundation principles of canine health and what to do in an emergency situation.

It is ideally suited for both dog owners and canine professionals alike who want to start the journey towards becoming a Canine First Aid practitioner. You can build on the Priciples course by progressing to the Essencial and Advanced courses which introduce you to the practicle skills required to carryout effective Canine First Aid.

You will be taught by qualified canine first aid practitioners who are fully trained in adult teaching and assessment. This ensures that you will be supported during your learning journey. 

Although this course does not replace definitive veterinary care, it teaches you the skills to effectively manage emergencies until you reach the vet.

Step 1 – Online delivery of theory elements (assessment is by multiple choice questions)

  • Aims and principles of canine first aid
  • Canine body language
  • How to check your dogs health and wellbeing
  • Recognising a potential emergency situation
  • Be able to recognise the signs & symptoms of immediate life threatening conditions

Upon successful completion of the course you will be issued with a KELPIE CPD certificate that will be valid for 3 Years.