Canine First Aid Level 2 (VTQ) Training Videos

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Learn essential First Aid for your Dog so you are ready to help them no matter what situation they get into.

Introduction to Canine First Aid

Welcome to the Canine First Aid Course. We start with a short introduction and course overview before discussing what Pet First Aid is and why we need it as well as Vets and learn your role as a first aider, and when veterinary care is required. You will learn how to keep your pet safe in an emergency, and how to pet-proof your home. We will look at how pets show pain, and how to check your pet's health, including taking a pulse and pet first aid kits.

CPR, Accidents and First Aid

In this next section we discuss breathing and Respiratory problems, an introduction to CPR for pets, as well how to perform CPR with a practical demonstration. You will learn about drowning and treatment. You will also learn how to deal with Shock and how to treat fractures and spinal injuries, including the safe moving of an injured dog.

Medical Conditions

In the following set of videos, you will learn about the different types of bleeds and their treatment including the use of Collaclot, bandages and Haemocap. We also look at problems relating to their paws, nail and claw injuries. As well as other injuries relating to their eyes, ears, tail, how to bandage and the aftercare. Then onto choking in animals and other signs and symptoms of the different medical conditions that affect our pets, such as heatstroke, hypothermia, treating dehydration, seizures and epilepsy, diabetes including insects such as ticks, fleas, insect stings and snack bites.

Different types and sizes of dogs

Now we look at older dogs and Brachycephalic dog breeds.

The Older Dog

The Older Dog

Brachycephalic dogs

Brachycephalic dogs


Summary of Pet First Aid

Finally, in this last section, we will look at how Fireworks and Thunderstorms affect our dogs, followed by a short course summary which provides important information on how to take the final test, print your certificate of completion, and access other course resources.

Course Summary

Course Summary


Course Details

Video Playtime

2 hours and 51 minutes




Keith Sleightholm



Canine First Aid Level 2 (VTQ) at a Glance

  • Updated information on the latest Coronavirus COVID 19 government advice for dogs and cats
  • Learn how to deal with a first aid emergency with your dog
  • Understand how to deliver pet CPR to treats dogs in cardiac arrest
  • Learn common illnesses that affect dogs and how to identify them
  • Learn what to do with common injuries that your dog could have
  • Learn more about your do to keep them safe
  • Or take the Advanced Pet First Aid course, our level 3 comprehensive Pet First Aid
  • Available as video online, virtual, blended or face to face nationwide at your workplace
  • This qualification and most of the other ProTrainings qualifications are Endorsed by TQUK

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Canine First Aid Level 2 (VTQ)

2 hours and 51 minutes
£24.95 + VAT