First Aid for Dog and Cat Owners

11th Mar 2020

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Would you know what to do if your pet needed first aid?

We are running evening training classes on how to deal with common situations before veterinary attention can be provided. Classes will be held at our Market Harborough practice.

Each session is 1.5 hours long and costs £10 (including a free first aid bag) - £5 for our Healthcare Club members!

Spaces are limited so please call 01858 462 839 to book your place. 
Places are limited to 2 humans per household. No pets need attend. Classes are for Ash Tree Vets clients only.

Our next training date is: 


We will cover topics such as; minor injuries, heat stroke, fits, poisoning, GDV, bandaging, and CPR.

Pictured below is our wonderful assistant, Lily, who is a pro at illustrating bandaging and CPR methods.

Lily Being Bandaged

Some feedback from our lovely students!

"Very informative and very interesting. Extremely well presented and explained, would definitely recommend it to any animal owner."

“Very interesting course and delivered very well in an interesting and engaging way – thank you! And delivered at the right level. It has given me the confidence in how to cope with minor issues. Very worthwhile. The practical exercise was useful too and fun! A nice surprise to have a drink and snacks too!”

“Interesting and informative and fun.“

“I found the course very interesting and informative. I thought the presentation of the material was excellent and pitched at the right level. Kathleen was very personable and approachable and communicated very well. She was willing and able to answer all of our questions. Practical part of the course was very useful. Kathleen is a credit to Ash Tree.”

“Very useful and relevant course, clearly delivered. I found it very interesting. Thanks!”

“Really good, really informative, well presented and fun. Would recommend to family and friends.”

“Lovely course. Very informative. Clear. Thank you.”

“Found it really useful. It was good to get some facts (not myths!). I’m a practical learner so found the bandaging practice useful. Both facilitators were excellent – really knowledgeable and answered all of the questions we had. Thank you – I will recommend to others 😊”

Completing our Pet First Aid Training courses does not prove competency in any first aid. Our certificates are not recognised by any organisations, training providers or local authorities, and are not formally accredited. We do not provide a formal first aid qualification and you must not claim to have completed an accredited first aid course following completion of our training.