Canine First Aid courses for dog owners
Gwen’s Choice offers a selection of practical Canine First Aid courses for dog owners and canine professionals.
They are a fun and informative way to learn what to do if you are faced with a canine emergency. Life-saving skills are learnt on real life dogs as well as manikins and models with courses held in North Wales or further afield by request.
The courses are delivered by Gwen, a Registered Veterinary Nurse with over 20yrs experience and owner of Gwen’s Choice Canine Health and Nutrition.
Gwen is also a registered training provider with iPET Network, an Awarding Organisation which specialise in the Animal Care and Veterinary Science sector and regulated by Ofqual, CCEA Regulation and Qualifications Wales.
Find out more about us here.
GWEN’S CHOICE CANINE FIRST AID COURSES
iPET Network Level 3 Award in Canine Emergency First Aid
This course is suitable for dog owners and canine professionals alike, leading to a regulated qualification which is valid for 3 years. As well as providing the theoretical underpinning knowledge of common canine first aid scenarios, real live dogs, mannequins and models are used to deliver this practical workshop. During the day candidates are taught practical skills in bandaging, handling, CPR and how to measure pulse and respiratory rates. This course is great for canine professionals and dog owners who want to expand their knowledge covering common first aid situations including wounds, injuries, allergic reactions, stings, poisoning, choking, seizures, cardio-pulmonary arrest, hypothermia, first aid kits and much more…..
Full day workshop £120 (includes workbook, course booklet and other resources to support knowledge and understanding as well as discount on our first aid kits)
COURSE DATES & VENUES:
Saturday 3rd September 2022 9am-4pm Canolfan Cae Cymro, Clawddnewydd, Denbighshire LL152ND
Saturday 8th October 2022 9am-4pm Cae Lal, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 4BY Hosted by Lobo-K9 Services.
iPET Network Level 4 Award in Canine Emergency First Aid in the Workplace
This course is aimed at candidates who are training towards becoming or are already canine professionals. Designed to equip the candidate with the real-life skills required when faced with a first aid emergency in the workplace. This a regulated qualification which is valid for 3 years.
2-day Workshop £240
Basic First Aid for Your Dog
This is an attendance only, non-accredited practical course aimed at giving dog owners basic knowledge and practical skills of Canine First Aid. Topics include bandaging, CPR, handling, nose to tail examination, first aid scenarios, first aid kits etc. Using real live dogs, mannequins and models, it will give dog owners the basic knowledge, skills and confidence to know what to do in an emergency if their dog requires first aid.
½ day course £50 (including course booklet and discount on our first aid kits)
COURSE DATES & VENUES:
Saturday 24th September 2022 9am-1pm Rhug Estate Conference Room, Corwen, Denbighshire LL21OEH
Emergency First Aid for Working and Sporting Dogs
This is an attendance only, non-accredited course. It covers the essentials of canine first aid and common in the field emergencies. You will learn basic first aid techniques and learn what you can do to ensure the best outcome for your dog in an emergency.
½ day course £50
Host a Canine First Aid Workshop
If you are the owner of a dog related business or run a dog club, why not host a Canine First Aid Workshop. Please feel free to contact me to discuss.