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Canine First Aid
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This course is designed to teach the complete newcomer to dog ownership in the basics of elementary canine first aid, and to teach all dog owners, breeders and those who come into contact with dogs in the fundamentals of basic Canine first aid and  handling canine emergency life and death situations.


Potential Career Opportunities


Canine Trainer
Canine Breeder
Canine carer
Canine health Field
Vet Nursing
Dog Walker
Pet Sitter
Kennel Hand
Kennel manager


Course duration: on average 6 months home study.
Maximum Time allowed 24 months from purchase date.


Qualification on completion – MDBA Certificate of Achievement. This certificate course is also a component of the Canine Breeding Diploma


Entry requirements


Students must have basic English literacy and numeracy skills.


Minimum education


Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.


Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer a camera and the internet.

Fees - $300. Member discounts apply - email for codes 


Units in Course.
Unit 1


Terminology and Abbreviations In Veterinary Care
Basic Hygiene and Procedures
Normal Vital Signs
How to take and record a dogs vital signs
What CRT Means
Reading Bowel Motions
How to Collect Urine and Faecal Samples
Medications, Administering
Canine First Aid Kit


Unit 2 Priorities Of First Aid


Administering C.P.R
Haemorrhage, Control of and Tourniquet Application
Symptoms and Treatment of Shock
Stabilizing and splinting Fractures
Wound Dressing and Bandaging
Safe handling and Transport of the injured dog


Unit 3 General First Aid


Burns, Electrocution
Convulsions and Seizures
Dog Fights
Broken Toenails
Foreign Bodies in Ears and Eyes
Prolapsed Eyeball
Heat Stress
Gastric Torsion


Unit 4


Disaster Preparedness and response




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