Cushing Disease

Cushings disease is a hormonal condition that is usually only found in older dogs. Any breed of dog can get Cushings Disease but it is more common in older dogs at about 10 or 11 years old and more common in breeds such as Boxers, Terriers, Stafforshires, Poodles,Jack Russells and Beagles.  Cushing disease is also found in horses but rarely with cats. Continue reading

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Diarrhoea In Animals

Diarrhoea can affect an animal at any time and usually it is not a serious condition and it will clear up on its own.

Diarrhoea can be caused by many different things and it will affect different animals in different ways. Continue reading

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Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis is a potentially serious condition that affects the pancreas which is an organ that is in the stomach and it becomes tender, swollen and inflamed. The pancreas is an important organ as it produces and releases vital enzymes used in the digestion of food in the stomach. It also releases other hormones such as insulin.
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Vomitting

When dogs vomit this could be a number of different things from mild food poisoning to serious life threatening illnesses like Pancreatitis. The problem can be deciding if the vomiting is something serious that you need a vet for, or something that you can deal with yourself.

Vomiting can be caused by a number of things including: Continue reading

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Note from one of our Pet First Aid ProTrainings instructors

I have been involved with canine first aid for many years both in the
military and relatively more recent as a civilian instructor. In my
industry, canine first aid is a must have and as fully experienced and
qualified instructor I am able to teach to a plethora of groups and
organisations as well as my own staff. ProTrainings offer, in my opinion,
one of the best products available to the civilian sector and the support
both technical and physical has been friendly and first class. I can
therefore fully endorse this particular skill set product. Continue reading

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Pet First Aid TQUK Endorsed Pet First Aid Certificate now available

Pet first aid Pet first aid from ProTrainings is now also available with an endorsed certificate from TQUK for those who want this extra type of certificate.   The courses are exactly the same and you still receive your ProTrainings certificate on completion. There is an extra charge for the endorsed certificate and you can buy from your student dashboard. Continue reading

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Well done on passing our latest Pet First Aid Instructor course

Pet Fist Aid InstructorWell done to the latest course on out Pet First Aid Instructor course today at our offices in Colchester.  The course enables you to teach the ProTrainings range of Pet First Aid courses including, Security Dog First Aid, Canine First Aid and Dog and Cat care. Continue reading

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Security Dog First Aid courses from ProTrainings now approved by NASDU

 

Security Dog First Aid NASDU Security Dog First Aid courses from ProTrainings now approved by NASDU, The National Association of Security Dog Users.  ProTrainings Europe are recommended by NASDU to provide Canine First Aid training for Security Dogs and Detection Dogs, having had the learning objectives contained in NASDU qualifications mapped against the learning outcomes.  See the NASDU website www.nasdu.co.uk/canine-first-aid Continue reading

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Dog Microchipping Rules Come in to Force

Dog microchippingAll dog owners in England will now have to have their dog microchipped, due to the aim to decrease the number of stray dogs. They will be coded with the owner’s details and those without their dog being microchipped will be fined up to £500. Official statistics revealed that more than 100,000 dogs are lost or dumped each year, costing the tax payer and welfare charities a staggering £57m. Continue reading

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RenaSan Pet First Aid Spray

RenaSan is the most effective first aid spray to use on all your animals, birds and reptiles.  In many homes and business, people do not realise the importance of an effective treatment for minor problems. Continue reading

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A new USA law allows medics to treat and transport police dogs injured in the line of duty

Security Dogs first aidIt would be good in the UK if we also followed what is happening in Buffalo, New York City — Law enforcement agencies say the number of police K9 injuries and deaths are on the rise across the country. That prompted Governor Andrew Cuomo to pass a new law allowing EMS providers to use their ambulances to transport dogs to emergency vet care. Continue reading

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Dog Microchipping – 2016 regulations

All dog owners in England will have to have their dog microchipped by April 2016, due to the aim to decrease the number of stray dogs. They will be coded with the owner’s details and those without their dog being microchipped will be fined up to £500. Official statistics revealed that more than 100,000 dogs are lost or dumped each year, costing the tax payer and welfare charities a staggering £57m. Continue reading

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Teach Pet First Aid – new instructor course date set in March

Pet First AidOur next Pet First Aid Instructor course is on Thursday 3rd March. The course covers all that is required to deliver the ProTrainings Pet Fist Aid classroom courses including dog care, cat care, canine first aid and the new advances pet first aid when we launch it.  You will have to complete some pre-study material before the course. Continue reading

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My pet is vomiting, should I go to the vets?

vomiting petsSometimes dogs are sick for no real reason.  It can be that they eat their food fast or just vomit up water after drinking.  In many of these cases there is no need to consult your vet unless it becomes a regular problem. Continue reading

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The First Aid Show – video blog from ProTrainings Europe

first aid showThe first aid show from ProTrainings Europe, an online TV series which looks at all things first aid, medical and safety.   In the First Aid Show we speak to medical professionals, re-living real life scenarios and offering practical advice on the prevention of accidents, treatment of injuries and how you and those around you can keep safe.  The First Aid Show is in an easy to view format and because everything is visual you don’t even have to read it. We cover many different subjects and it’s ideal for anyone who wants to learn a little more about helping others and medical issues. Continue reading
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