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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 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.

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?

You may wish to pursue a formal qualification 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 Cheryl Morris on 01744 623645 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Ref: Cheryl Morris

Why study Animal Management with us?

Onsite Animal Units

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.

The Dog Studio

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.