About

About the course

Every pet owner or professional working with animals should know how to perform first aid. From cut pads, insect stings, and snake-bites, to chocolate poisoning, traffic accidents and choking, the unexpected can and does happen to the pets in our care.

This comprehensive course equips you with the expertise to handle these situations. We’ll guide you through the basic first-aid skills to help animals. You'll master first-aid techniques for treating injured pets such as cleaning wounds, bandaging techniques and controlling blood.

Be the one to take control in an emergency situation and you can help animals in their hour of need. This will help to ease their pain and could save their life.

    Requirements

    Holly and Hugo courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lessons

    Course Breakdown

    Module 1: Be Prepared
    • 1.1 First Aid Equipment
    • 1.2 Register with a Vet
    • 1.3 Practical First Aid Experience
    • 1.4 Safe Use of Medications
    • 1.5 The Safe Way to make a Pet Vomit
    Module 2: Taking Control In A First Aid Situation
    • 2.1 Minor problems vs emergencies
    • 2.2 Assessing the patient
    • 2.3 Prioritize the most serious problems
    • 2.4 Safe handling of patients in pain
    • 2.5 Move out of harm’s way + stabilization
    • 2.6 Call for help
    Module 3: First Aid Techniques
    • 3.1 Treating shock
    • 3.2 Controlling blood loss
    • 3.3 Cleaning wounds
    • 3.4 Basic nursing
    • 3.5 Bandaging
    Module 4: CPR
    • 4.1 CPR flow chart (Emergency summary)
    • 4.2 Respiratory arrest
    • 4.3 Cardiac arrest
    • 4.4 Combined CPR
    Module 5: First Aid A-Z
    • Abscess
    • Allergic reaction
    • Anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction)
    • Asthma attack
    • Bite wound
    • Bleeding
    • Bloat
    • Breathing difficulties
    • Broken bones (see Fractures)
    • Broken nail or claw
    • Burns
    • Carbon monoxide poisoning
    • Cardiac arrest
    • Chocolate toxicity
    • Choking
    • Collapse (patient conscious)
    • Collapse (patient unconscious)
    • Constipation
    • Cuts, lacerations and wounds
    • CVA – Cerebrovascular accident [see Stroke]
    • Dehydration
    • Diabetic coma
    • Diabetes (unstable)
    • Diarrhea
    • Dislocation
    • Drowning
    • Dystocia
    • Electrocution
    • Eye injury
    • Fits [see: Seizure]
    • Fever
    • Food poisoning
    • Fractures
    • Frostbite [see Hypothermia]
    • GDV – Gastric Dilation and Volvulus [see Bloat]
    • Giving birth [see Dystocia]
    • Heat stroke
    • Hemorrhage [see Bleeding]
    • Hypothermia
    • Insect sting
    • Kittening (see Dystocia)
    • Lacerations [see Cuts]
    • Poisoning
    • Seizures
    • Skin infections
    • Smoke inhalation
    • Shock
    • Snake bite
    • Straining [see: Urination or Dystocia]
    • Stroke
    • Sudden swelling
    • Trauma (Road traffic accident)
    • Urination difficulty
    • Vomiting
    • Whelping [see Dystocia]
    • Wounds [See cuts]

    Career

    Who is this course for

    • All pet owners who want to be able to deal with minor accidents and incidents as well as life-threatening situations.
    • Anyone who handles animals at work and wants to act confidently, correctly and quickly in any incident.
    • Surrogate carers, animal trainers, pet sitters, and anyone who works or volunteers with animals and needs to learn better techniques for looking after them.

      Career path

      • Show potential clients or employers that you’ve taken the time to study an accredited course to help animals.
      • Studying an accredited course will give professionals a competitive advantage over their rivals.
      • Certification will prove to employers that you are serious in your wish to land a dream job with animals.
      • Your first-aid training could be the first step in continuing your training to be a veterinary assistant or other professional who helps animals.

      Certification

      You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from HH.

      Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

      All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

        Creator

        Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS

        Expertise: Health, Veterinary

        Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS, is a veterinarian with 27 years' experience in companion animal practice. As a child, Pippa was pony-mad and can't remember a time when she didn't want to be a vet. She started volunteering at her local clinic at the age of 14, and it was a dream come true when she was accepted for vet school. She graduated from the University of Glasgow, UK. Her knowledge and dedication has helped transform the lives of thousands of students and pets from around the world.

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        About

        About the course

        Every pet owner or professional working with animals should know how to perform first aid. From cut pads, insect stings, and snake-bites, to chocolate poisoning, traffic accidents and choking, the unexpected can and does happen to the pets in our care.

        This comprehensive course equips you with the expertise to handle these situations. We’ll guide you through the basic first-aid skills to help animals. You'll master first-aid techniques for treating injured pets such as cleaning wounds, bandaging techniques and controlling blood.

        Be the one to take control in an emergency situation and you can help animals in their hour of need. This will help to ease their pain and could save their life.

          Requirements

          Holly and Hugo courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

          Lessons

          Course Breakdown

          Module 1: Be Prepared
          • 1.1 First Aid Equipment
          • 1.2 Register with a Vet
          • 1.3 Practical First Aid Experience
          • 1.4 Safe Use of Medications
          • 1.5 The Safe Way to make a Pet Vomit
          Module 2: Taking Control In A First Aid Situation
          • 2.1 Minor problems vs emergencies
          • 2.2 Assessing the patient
          • 2.3 Prioritize the most serious problems
          • 2.4 Safe handling of patients in pain
          • 2.5 Move out of harm’s way + stabilization
          • 2.6 Call for help
          Module 3: First Aid Techniques
          • 3.1 Treating shock
          • 3.2 Controlling blood loss
          • 3.3 Cleaning wounds
          • 3.4 Basic nursing
          • 3.5 Bandaging
          Module 4: CPR
          • 4.1 CPR flow chart (Emergency summary)
          • 4.2 Respiratory arrest
          • 4.3 Cardiac arrest
          • 4.4 Combined CPR
          Module 5: First Aid A-Z
          • Abscess
          • Allergic reaction
          • Anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction)
          • Asthma attack
          • Bite wound
          • Bleeding
          • Bloat
          • Breathing difficulties
          • Broken bones (see Fractures)
          • Broken nail or claw
          • Burns
          • Carbon monoxide poisoning
          • Cardiac arrest
          • Chocolate toxicity
          • Choking
          • Collapse (patient conscious)
          • Collapse (patient unconscious)
          • Constipation
          • Cuts, lacerations and wounds
          • CVA – Cerebrovascular accident [see Stroke]
          • Dehydration
          • Diabetic coma
          • Diabetes (unstable)
          • Diarrhea
          • Dislocation
          • Drowning
          • Dystocia
          • Electrocution
          • Eye injury
          • Fits [see: Seizure]
          • Fever
          • Food poisoning
          • Fractures
          • Frostbite [see Hypothermia]
          • GDV – Gastric Dilation and Volvulus [see Bloat]
          • Giving birth [see Dystocia]
          • Heat stroke
          • Hemorrhage [see Bleeding]
          • Hypothermia
          • Insect sting
          • Kittening (see Dystocia)
          • Lacerations [see Cuts]
          • Poisoning
          • Seizures
          • Skin infections
          • Smoke inhalation
          • Shock
          • Snake bite
          • Straining [see: Urination or Dystocia]
          • Stroke
          • Sudden swelling
          • Trauma (Road traffic accident)
          • Urination difficulty
          • Vomiting
          • Whelping [see Dystocia]
          • Wounds [See cuts]

          Career

          Who is this course for

          • All pet owners who want to be able to deal with minor accidents and incidents as well as life-threatening situations.
          • Anyone who handles animals at work and wants to act confidently, correctly and quickly in any incident.
          • Surrogate carers, animal trainers, pet sitters, and anyone who works or volunteers with animals and needs to learn better techniques for looking after them.

            Career path

            • Show potential clients or employers that you’ve taken the time to study an accredited course to help animals.
            • Studying an accredited course will give professionals a competitive advantage over their rivals.
            • Certification will prove to employers that you are serious in your wish to land a dream job with animals.
            • Your first-aid training could be the first step in continuing your training to be a veterinary assistant or other professional who helps animals.

            Certification

            You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from HH.

            Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

            All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

              Creator

              Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS

              Expertise: Health, Veterinary

              Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS, is a veterinarian with 27 years' experience in companion animal practice. As a child, Pippa was pony-mad and can't remember a time when she didn't want to be a vet. She started volunteering at her local clinic at the age of 14, and it was a dream come true when she was accepted for vet school. She graduated from the University of Glasgow, UK. Her knowledge and dedication has helped transform the lives of thousands of students and pets from around the world.