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Dog first aid courses

Qualified Veterinarians Dr Scott Linnane and Dr Jo Stumm will be conducting workshops explaining how you can apply First Aid to sick and injured dogs.

Workshop Outline: The workshop will look at the signs and symptoms of the most common issues vets see with dogs and what to do in each situation such as:

  • Handling an emergency

  • CPR

  • Handling distressed animals

  • Broken Bones

  • Snake bites

  • Poisoning

  • Signs of shock and assessing the patient

  • Tick, Fleas and worms

  • Control of bleeding

  • Burns and smoke inhalation

  • What to do if your dog is hit by a Car

  • Heat stress

  • Fight wounds and what to do when dogs are fighting

  • Hypothermia

  • How to take your dog’s heart rate, respiration rate

Resources: All participants will be provided with workshop notes and a certificate of attendance.


Cost: $65 per person. Sorry, no concessions available. Visit for event details and to purchase tickets.

To enable effective attendee participation there is a maximum of 18 participants per workshop. Future workshops will be scheduled to meet demand.

For further information, email

Workshop dates

Workshop 1: 17 March 2019 9am - 1pm

Workshop 2: 1 April 2019 5:30pm - 9:30pm


The Pat Murnane Memorial Hall - 188 Lenah Valley Road, Lenah Valley, Hobart (top side of the Lenah Valley RSL Car Park)

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