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...
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....
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...
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