Basic Tips for Caring for your Dog
CPD Certified Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Dog Care at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 52 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
£5.00 + VAT
Group Rates also available

Prevention of accidents is very important, and the correct care for your dog can prevent it from getting hurt or becoming ill. On this course, we discuss different things you need to think about when you get a dog or puppy. This course is aimed to go alongside our pet first aid course to look at caring for your dog rather than dealing with an emergency.

Dogs are great fun and will be a friend to you and your family, but there are a few things you can learn to make their lives more enjoyable.

For details of our online courses you can click pet first aid course and for our advanced pet first aid.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

This course comes with 2.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 52 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Introduction
    • Introduction to dog care 
    • Dog care overview 
  • Dog care 
    • Know your pet 
    • General care 
    • Grooming 
    • Vaccinations 
    • Dog micro-chipping
    • Dog toys 
    • Dogs in cars 
    • Travelling with your dog abroad 
    • Lungworm 
    • Pets and fireworks
  • Course summary 
    • Summary of dog care  
  • Pet First Aid Student Manual V7.1
  • Animal PoisonLine Leaflet
  • Animal PoisonLine Poster
  • Animal Poisons Line Leaflet
  • Animal Poisons Line Poster Image
  • Animal Poisons Line sticker image
  • Aqueos Dog Products range
  • Aqueos Horse products range
  • Dog CPR Flowchart
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Link to Pure Bengals, the kittens in the Cat care videos
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • Nilaqua Hand Wash leaflet
  • Pet CPR Flow Chart
  • Pet Emergency Contact Sheet and Care
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Tick Remover Tools are available from our store on this link
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos

What People are Saying

“Easy to understand, clear speech, no grey areas.”

- Marion from Essex

“I have always loved dogs and wanted some qualifications behind me on that subject. Stumbling upon this site has given me the opportunity to do so and also at my own pace and time. It is reasonably priced and has all the information needed. Great site and company. ”

- Stacey from Londonderry
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