How to Look After Pets if You Are Self-Isolating or Have Coronavirus

How to Look After Pets if You Are Self-Isolating or Have Coronavirus

The Novel Coronavirus (covid 19) is a highly virulent virus. It has been originally identified in Wuhan in the Hubei province of China in January 2020. The virus is highly contagious and has been swift to spread across much of the World. To avoid the spread of this...
15 Occasions When You Should Urgently Get Your Pet to the Vet

15 Occasions When You Should Urgently Get Your Pet to the Vet

15 occasions when you should urgently get your pet to the vet It can be difficult to assess the severity of the situation when your pet has an accident or is unwell. You may be concerned about the symptoms your pet is showing. The following 15 key factors can help you...
Road Traffic Accident – How to help your pet

Road Traffic Accident – How to help your pet

Helping a pet involved in a traffic accident should you be the first on the scene – a step-by-step guide if your dog is hit by a car:   When approaching an accident, the most important element is your safety. Fundamentally, if you are injured, you will be...
How to help if your dog suffers a painful burn or scald

How to help if your dog suffers a painful burn or scald

How to help if your dog suffers a painful burn or scald Safety first If your dog suffers a painful burn or scald, it is vital to ensure your own safety and keep everyone safe from further danger. For minor burns cool the burn as quickly as possible using cool running...
Can dogs give blood? – Pet Blood Bank UK

Can dogs give blood? – Pet Blood Bank UK

Blood transfusions are not just for humans! Today, Stumpy the Labrador has become a canine champion after topping the list of dog blood donors. He has helped to save the lives of up to 120 others dogs as a result of his blood donations. And after making his 30th, he...
How to help a bleeding dog

How to help a bleeding dog

How to help a bleeding dog As with any first aid treatment, always ensure your safety and the safety of your pet. If your dog is bleeding, first and foremost, stop the blood coming out! It is not a priority at this stage to clean the wound. Cleaning the wound If the...
Dog bites – all you need to know

Dog bites – all you need to know

Dogs are valued members of families around the UK. Unfortunately, accidents can happen with these loveable creatures and dilemmas arise when dogs bite other dogs or when dogs bite adults or children. Here’s some help and first aid advice for what to do with dog bites...
Jeremy Paxman loved our dog first aid course at firstaidforpets.net

Jeremy Paxman loved our dog first aid course at firstaidforpets.net

We were delighted that Jeremy Paxman chose our first aid course to learn how to help his precious dog Derek. He really enjoyed the course and the other attendees loved having him there too. He was extremely enthusiastic, thrilled with the improvised muzzles....
Choking Dog | What to do!

Choking Dog | What to do!

How to help if your dog is choking: One of the most popular topics that we always cover on our First Aid for Dogs courses, is how to help a choking dog. Unfortunately, dogs frequently choke. This is because dogs are inquisitive and will often chew on anything they can...
What to Do if your Dog is Hit By A Car

What to Do if your Dog is Hit By A Car

What to do if your dog (or cat) is hit by a car It is every pet owner’s worst nightmare and something we are often asked to help with – what should you do if your dog or cat is hit by a car? Dogs and cats are unpredictable. They can suddenly run into the road if...