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ITC Emergency First Aid for Dogs

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This short qualification is regulated by SQA Accreditation

This qualification covers skills and knowledge to help you manage situations where a dog requires emergency action.  The vet ambulance does not come to you!



Normally delivered over half a day (3-hours), topics include:

Know your dog, weekly health checks, managing an incident, checking and understanding vital signs, dealing with unconsciousness, CPR, drowning, choking, bleeding, injuries, shock, restraints, carrying and moving techniques and dealing with an aggressive/confused dog.

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It is the first unit of a two unit qualification.  If you have an interest or business associated with dogs ITC will support you delivering these qualifications for your own client groups.


Training package includes:

  • 3 hour typical delivery time.
  • Course notes/manual + handouts based upon current best practice in UK and USA.
  • Progressive, practical, contextual skill development.
  • ITC produced and SQA Accreditation regulated certificate with a valid lifetime of 3 years.