First Aid for Dogs

This course is suitable for students aged 19 and over.

This first aid course is perfect for dog owners and canine professionals. It is aimed at keeping our four-legged friends safe and healthy in case of medical emergencies.

This course will consist of theory and practical work to enable students to have a go and gain a better understanding of the different subjects covered.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This one day course has various start dates and times throughout the year.

Take a look at our online shop to see when the next course is starting and book and pay online.

The course takes place at St Helens College, STEM Centre Campus, St Helens WA9 1TT.

What will I study?

Whether you are; a dog lover, dog owner or dog professional, learn basic lifesaving and first aid techniques for canines. The course will cover:

  • Managing first aid situations
  • Dealing with specific conditions
  • CPR
  • Bandaging Techniques

How is it assessed?

The aim of the course is to increase your own knowledge of the subject matter so there will be no formal assessment. A college participation certificate will be issued for those that attend.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You do not need any formal qualifications, just passion and a commitment to your studies.

What are the course fees?

The cost of the course is £45.00.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

We have a selection of other short courses available. Alternatively, you may wish to pursue a formal qualification with us in Animal Management and we have a range of courses available.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

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Alternatively, visit our online shop to book your place.

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Our indoor and outdoor animal units house mammals, reptiles, birds and other exotic creatures.

Progression Routes

Your course can help you to secure a place at university or a job in the industry.

Industry Links

We have lots of industry links with Dogs Trust, Knowsley Safari and many more!

Industry Experts

Our tutors are experienced industry experts and passionate about Animal Management.

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We have a fully equipped, commercial dog grooming unit on site.

Interactive Learning

Your learning is very interactive and engaging as you work with over 50 different animal species.