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...
Dog Walking Injuries | 150% Increase Over the Last 13 Years

Dog Walking Injuries | 150% Increase Over the Last 13 Years

Walking your dog is good for you and has also long been linked to a lower risk of heart disease. It can help increase leg strength in older people and consequently should make them less at risk of falls overall. But beware of dog walking injuries… However, new...
The Amazing Things Medical Dogs Can Do!

The Amazing Things Medical Dogs Can Do!

Medical Dogs | Office dogs and Dogs at Google HQ Lucy (our marketing communications manager) and I visited the Google HQ in Kings Cross, London, to attend a special workshop. The Google building, as expected, was incredible. One of the first things we encountered in...
Can Acorns Kill Dogs? | Autumn Dangers

Can Acorns Kill Dogs? | Autumn Dangers

Can acorns kill dogs? Beware of these autumn dangers… Children love collecting conkers and acorns, but can acorns kill dogs? Did you know that both of these autumnal produce can both prove deadly to your dog?  If your pet ingests these nuts, they could become...
CPR for dogs – how to save your pet’s life

CPR for dogs – how to save your pet’s life

Finding your dog unconscious or not breathing is every pet owner’s worst-case scenario. So why not take a few minutes to learn emergency first aid for your pet and equip yourself with skills to help them.   Watch out informative video here on how to perform CPR...
What To Do if Your Dog Gets Bitten And The First Aid To Help

What To Do if Your Dog Gets Bitten And The First Aid To Help

Dogs are playful creatures and love nothing more than rough and tumble with other dogs. However, sometimes this rough play can become more aggressive and dogs can bite each other. Occasionally dogs will attack each other without obvious reason. Here’s what to do if...
The Health benefits of pet ownership for older people

The Health benefits of pet ownership for older people

The Health benefits of pet ownership for older people How pets make great companions for older people and why they bring many health benefits: Dogs are wonderful creatures the bring with them an enormous sense of friendship and trust. Research shows pet ownership can...