Five signs your dog might be having a stroke and how to help

Five signs your dog might be having a stroke and how to help

  Strokes in dogs are relatively rare and can be difficult to spot. A stroke occurs when there is disruption to the blood flow to the brain. If you suspect your pet is having a stroke, get them to the vet immediately. Two types of strokes – As with humans, a...
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 make this critical decision as to whether your pet...
5 Emergency Tips & Techniques to Save your Dog’s Life

5 Emergency Tips & Techniques to Save your Dog’s Life

  1) Understand what is normal for your pet so you can quickly spot if something is wrong Help your dog to become accustomed to being examined, so that it becomes a normal part of petting and being with them. Gradually get them used to having their ears, skin,...
Why learning first aid for your dog is so important

Why learning first aid for your dog is so important

  Dogs are inquisitive creatures. They are always chewing on things they shouldn’t be eating, getting into unsafe situations or getting into places they shouldn’t be exploring. Sometimes their curiosity leads to an emergency. There are many emergencies that may...
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...
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 is a highly contagious virus that was originally identified in China in January 2020 and has since affected the rest of the world too. To avoid the spread of this disease, the UK Government has stated that people with COVID-19 symptoms will have...
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...
Five signs your dog might be having a stroke and how to help

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...
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