Pet First Aid Course: Grassmarket Community Project
Keeping our pets safe takes many important skills – including a knowledge of first aid in an emergency – this course provides a mixture of theory, discussion and practical tasks and covers a range of pet health subjects.
What does the course involve?
Our ‘Pet First Aid’ workshop provides 4-6 hours training.
The focus for the day is on being able to identify when something isn’t right with a pet and being able to act accordingly in an emergency situation before you get to the vet. We’ll also take a look at how you can prevent some emergencies from occurring in the first place. Delegates will leave with knowledge on how to prevent, identify and take the appropriate action in the case of an emergency.
It is delivered by our Community and Education Vet Nurses through a mixture of:
- Facilitator led theory work
- Group discussion
- Case studies
- Video examples
- Practical exercises
At the end of the course you will be able to test your knowledge on what you’ve learnt by completing our online quiz. You have 7 days and 3 attempts to pass the quiz, once you’ve done that we’ll email your course certificate to you.
Who is the workshop suitable for?
The course has been designed for adult learners but is also suitable for sensible learners of secondary school age.
What you’ll need to bring on the day
Please come to the course prepared with:
- To allow us to use our charitable resources in the most effective way please bring pen and paper with you to take notes as we are unable to provide handouts for this course.
- Suitable clothing to be able to carry out emergency techniques (trousers/jeans advised)
- Lunch (we are unable to provide cooking/warming facilities)
Due to the increase in demand for our Pet First Aid courses we have had to introduce a small administration / booking fee of £5.00 per person* (non-refundable & non- transferable).
We welcome donations to ensure we are able to continue to provide future courses and to treat pets in need in our veterinary hospitals across the UK. An envelope will be provided on the day for cash/cheque donations.
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