First Aid Courses For Dogs and Cats

First Aid Courses for Pets, Pet Healthcare, Susan Holdsworth, South Africa Emergency Pet Care, Snake Bite Treatment,

THE SOUTH AFRICAN GUIDE TO 
FIRST AID FOR DOGS

All course information has been approved by a senior Specialist Veterinary Physician from the University of Pretoria.
 


First Aid Courses for Pets, Pet Healthcare, Susan Holdsworth, South Africa Emergency Pet Care, Snake Bite Treatment,

          

  • Introduction
  • What is a first responder in a medical emergency and what actions are to be taken?
  • The FOUR main killers for all humans and animals.
  • Shock
  • Collapse
  • Unconscious
  • Seizures
  • BLEEDING
  • Injuries
  • Blunt force
  • Piercing
  • Bite wounds
  • Torn nail
  • Motor vehicle accident - actions to be taken
  • Fractures        
  • Vomiting            
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dehydration
  • Poisoning
  • Breathing patterns     
  • Allergies                     
  • Hyperthermia
  • Hypothermia
  • Drowning or near-drowning
  • Coughing
  • Burns
  • Snake Bite

First Aid Courses for Pets, Pet Healthcare, Susan Holdsworth, South Africa Emergency Pet Care, Snake Bite Treatment,

An individual  practical demonstration on ZOOM, SKYPE 
or in person by arrangement

  • PRACTICAL (please have a dog available for you to work with)
  • Bandaging - paw, limb, ear and tail - BANDAGES WILL BE INCLUDED (courier)
  • Choking
  • C. P. R.
  • Moving an injured animal
  • Splinting a fractured limb
  • Administering medication
  • Muzzle

First Aid Courses for Pets, Pet Healthcare, Susan Holdsworth, South Africa Emergency Pet Care, Snake Bite Treatment,

Module One handbook, and questionnaire                         R 550.00

Module Two handbook and questionnaire                          R 350.00

Modules may be paid individually over two months or by arrangement

 

Discount price if both modules paid in full                         R 750.00

If the course fee is paid in full, in advance, a copy of EMERGENCY FIRST AID FOR YOUR PET book and a sachet of ACTIVATED CHARCOAL will be included with your course pack.

 

The certificate will be sent via courier once all modules and questionnaires are completed.

NB: Course fees cover the courier costs, the printing of the course handbooks (modules one and two), questionnaires, bandages, and certificate   



 

THE SOUTH AFRICAN GUIDE TO 
FIRST AID FOR CATS

 

All course information has been approved by a senior Specialist Veterinary Physician from the University of Pretoria.


First Aid Courses for Pets, Pet Healthcare, Susan Holdsworth, South Africa Emergency Pet Care, Snake Bite Treatment,

MODULE  1             

  • Introduction
  • What is a first responder in a medical emergency and what actions are to be taken?
  • The FOUR main killers for all humans and animals.
  • Signs and symptoms of illness or injury in cats
  • Body language and vocal - signs of pain and discomfort
  • Breathing patterns
  • Swelling - infection
  • Shock
  • Collapse
  • Unconscious
  • Seizures
  • BLEEDING
  • Injuries
  • Blunt force
  • Piercing
  • Bite wounds
  • Torn nail
  • Motor vehicle accident - actions to be taken
  • Fractures

First Aid Courses for Pets, Pet Healthcare, Susan Holdsworth, South Africa Emergency Pet Care, Snake Bite Treatment,

MODULE  2 

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes
  • Skin allergies
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dehydration
  • Poisoning
  • Allergies         
  • Burns
  • Snake Bite
  • Infectious diseases.... feline leukaemia, peritonitis, feline aids
  • Pancreatitis
  • Kidney or renal failure
  • Jaundice or liver failure
  • Eye injuries and infection
  • Snuffles - pneumonia - coughing
  • Hyperthermia
  • Hypothermia
  • Drowning or near-drowning

First Aid Courses for Pets, Pet Healthcare, Susan Holdsworth, South Africa Emergency Pet Care, Snake Bite Treatment,

MODULE  3
Individual demonstration on ZOOM, SKYPE  - or in-person by arrangement

Please have a cat available during this demonstration

  • PRACTICAL
  • Bandaging - paw, limb, ear, and tail - BANDAGES WILL BE INCLUDED (courier)
  • Choking
  • C. P. R.
  • Moving an injured animal
  • Splinting a fractured limb
  • Administering medication

First Aid Courses for Pets, Pet Healthcare, Susan Holdsworth, South Africa Emergency Pet Care, Snake Bite Treatment,

COURSE FEES

Module One handbook, and questionnaire                            R 625.00

Module Two handbook and questionnaire                             R 300.00

Module Three handbook, bandages, and questionnaire      R 250.00

All modules may be paid individually over three months or by arrangement
 

Discount if all three modules paid in advance                       R 975.00

Note:

If the course fee is paid in full in advance, a copy of THE SOUTH AFRICAN GUIDE TO FIRST AID FOR CATS book will be included in your course pack.

The certificate will be sent via courier once all modules and questionnaires are completed.

NB: Course fees cover the courier costs, the printing of the course handbooks (modules one, two and three), questionnaires, bandages, and a certificate.



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