Category Archives: Veterinary care and canine first aid

Canine First Aid homework

Recommendation for canine first aid homework By Laure-Anne Viselé, Certified Canine First Aider, January 2011 I am finally putting the finishing touches on my canine first aid assignment. Upon submission, it will give me my long-awaited second canine first aid qualification. Canis procrastinatus I guess I should stop procrastinating and actually work on the assignment, […]

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My dog chewed broken glass!

Blog post about incident with dog chewing broken glass By Laure-Anne Viselé, Certified Canine First Aider, January 2011 We had ourselves  a huge scare last night: our dog, Roger, chewed through my Bailey’s shot-glass. Friday night Baileys There I was, decompressing after a hard week’s work. I figured I’d have a shot of Bailey’s watching our current […]

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My dog has swallowed poison, what now?

First aid instructions for poisoned dog By Laure-Anne Viselé, certified canine first aider, December 2010 Proof-read and edited by a veterinarian working for a poison centre First aid for dog poisoning This article gives you the generic first aid steps in case your dog has swallowed poison. Step 1/ Induce vomiting Most important of all: remain […]

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A veterinarian on behaviour therapy

Interview with Veterinarian Richard Baeke. By Laure-Anne Viselé, October 2010 About Richard Baeke Richard Baeke is a veterinary doctor in the Netherlands. He has been practising veterinary medicine for 3 years, and likes to keep himself up-to-date on companion animal behaviour issues. We met at the Angela Stockdale workshop, and hit it off discussing the overlap […]

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Dog vaccination schedule

Reference article about dog vaccination schedule. By Laure-Anne Viselé, October 2010 Knowing which vaccination your dog needs can be quite the conundrum, especially if you, like me, live in a foreign country where you are unfamiliar with the technical vocabulary and local regulations. So, ever my dog’s medical advocate, I talked to the staff at […]

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