Pet First Aid Level 2 (VTQ) Articles

Thank you for your interest in Pet First Aid Level 2 (VTQ). We hope you enjoy these articles that discuss some important issues in our industry.

Ears, Eyes, and Mouth on Pets

It is a good idea to check your pets, eyes ears and mouth....

Carbon monoxide and pets

Carbon monoxide poisoning is dangerous for animals, as it is with people. If you are ever in a situation where somebody in the house has had carbon monoxide poisoning, you should get your dogs checked out.

Do not leave pets in cars RSPCA graphic

Do not leave pets in cars RSPCA graphic

Pet First Aid Instructor Dates Spring 2018

If you are interested in being able to deliver the ProTrainings Pet First Aid courses, ITG have two new dates set for the start of 2018

Pet First Aid Training Course

Pets have accidents, just the same as humans. Knowing what to do should the worst happen, is a simple thing to learn with basic training

Ibuprofen and Pets – medicine for you, killer for pets

Ibuprofen is a painkiller that is available over the counter without a prescription. It’s one of a group of painkillers called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is a popular pain killer used in households and prescribed by doctors for pain relief. Although generally harmless in humans it can be fatal with pets.

Canine First Aid course launched

To expand the market on pet first aid, we have added another version that is just dogs. We added this as many instructors we after a course that was ideal to sell to just dog people. The course is very similar to the general pet course.

ProTraining pet First Aid Pet of the Week - Tilly

Tilly is a black Labrador. She will be 3 years old in September and I've had her since April last year. As you can see from her photo she is a qualified assistance dog with Dog A.I.D ( Assistance In Disability).

ProTrainings Pet First Aid Pet of the Week – Ella

Ella is a two year old Boarder Collie. She was born in Spain and has lived in the UK for a year. She is probably the lazyest Collie in the UK, any excuse to lay down or sit, she takes care it. You can pause on a walk to cross the road and she is flat on the floor, not even bothering to hold her head off the floor. She even lays down when she eats.

Seasonal Canine Illness

Although unclear as to the definite cause of the illness, Seasonal Canine Illness has be around since 2009. It is mainly between August and November and mainly in woodland areas in Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Thetford. The Animal Health Trust ( have been researching the illness and are working with dog walkers to narrow down its cause.

Camel Beauty Contest In United Arab Emirates

Every year people travel thousands of miles, from across the Gulf, to the Western Region of the United Arab Emirates to attend the prestigious event. But you won’t find any designer dresses, tiaras or make-up artists here because they’ve come to seek out the region’s next top camel.

Pet of the Week - Elsa the Dog Aid Retriever Doodle

Elsa is an Assistance dog She is Golden Doodle, a first cross between a Golden Retriever and a Poodle. She has a white coat and does not moult! Her body looks like a Poodle but her head and tail are more like a Goldie! She is cuddly, cute, beautiful to look at and the best choice I could have made as an assistance dog.

ProTrainings Pet of the week - Chaya the Northern Inuit

This is Chaya a Northern Inuit dog and he is just over 8 months old and weighs 35 kgs, when fully grown he will probably weigh around 46 t0 49 kgs.