Immediate and appropriate first aid treatment in a medical emergency can greatly reduce the pain and suffering experienced by your pet and could save their life. Knowing how to help in those first vital minutes before you can get to the vet is absolutely vital and choosing to read this book could be one of the most important decisions you make.
This guide is designed for all dog lovers. It explains how to help your pet or any other dog should an accident happen. It is ideal for those working with dogs and pet owners to gain the skills and confidence to help in an emergency until veterinary support is available. The manual takes you through a step-by— step guide to examining your pet, recognising if there is something wrong and treatment for common veterinary emergencies. The book covers most common first aid emergencies, including helping a choking dog, dog bites, car accidents, injured limbs, CPR, fitting and poisoning… The content conforms to the RECOVER guidelines for veterinary CPR and complies with the Veterinary Care Act.
The manual consists of illustrated directions, flow charts, diagrams and accompanies the comprehensive online First Aid for Dogs course available from http://www.firstaidforpets.net
and our practical Dog First Aid courses.
This book material has been written by Emma Hammett, Qualified Nurse, First Aid Trainer and founder of First Aid for Pets in conjunction with other medical, first aid, animal and veterinary professionals.