BOURNEMOUTH, Canine First Aid Seminar

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BOURNEMOUTH, Canine First Aid Seminar

This Canine First Aid Course will take place in Bournemouth, and is sure to be fun,  lively and incredibly effective at getting the important first aid information across that could well save the life of your furry companion.  First Aid training by Rhodes 2 Safety is Ranked Number 2 from 1,100 First Aid Training providers throughout the UK.

Howe Croft Community Centre
Howe Croft Community Centre – this is where your course will take place but as the postcode does not show on Google and can be “iffy” on Sat Navs, you may find it easier if  you consider the “off Holloway Avenue” part of the address.


We deal with shock, bleeding, choking, bites, road traffic accidents as well as the big topics of CPR and Artificial Respiration

Students DO NOT bring their dogs, but I will have one or two of my Ridgebacks with me for demonstration purposes.
Each student will gain a certificate of attendance and full course notes to take away, so note taking throughout the session is unnecessary. For students attending as part of their vocational studies, the course generates 3 CPD points.
Everybody will be seated in a horseshoe so that EVERYBODY is on the front row – nobody should be struggling to see.
During the bandaging section, I will demonstrate on one of my dogs and then students will be put into pairs to allow one to be the first aider and the other to be the doggy patient. Once the bandage is done, students will then swap so that each not only has a go at doing the dressing but also feels how it is to be the patient and understands how the dressing feels when applied. A dog cannot give you any feedback about your skills so by doing it on a person, we can get their honest opinion once the bandage is complete. Human skin also reacts by changing colour and temperature if it is too tight and swells up. To practice on a toy would not give you any of this feedback and I would not be happy about anybody practicing on a live animal until they are proficient in it – I am, however, more than happy for them to torture a human!
At the end of the session, there will be first aid products on sale too such as our Rhodes 2 Recovery book, bandages, first aid kits, vet wrap, tick pickers etc.

Come and join us

September 17 2016


Date: 17th September 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost: £35
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Howe Croft Communit Centre,

1 Turnbull Lane,
Bournemouth, Dorset BH119BG United Kingdom

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  • Welcome
  • Primary Survey
  • Artificial Respiration
  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • 15 minute break
  • Bleeding
  • Wound Recognition
  • Bandaging
  • Pressure Dressings
  • Special Area Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Stings
  • Ticks
  • Broken Nails/Nail Trims
  • Road Traffic Accidents
  • Secondary survey
  • Q&A
  • Presentation of Certificates


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