About the Dog First Aid instructors

Dog First Aid Course Reviews

  • 'Good course, picked up some good tips/knowledge today that will help with my dog walking business. Thank you' - Reviewed 11 Dec 21

    'Very good and informative training' - Reviewed 11 Dec 21

    'Great course, took time for questions and delivered perfectly' - Reviewed 11 Dec 21

    'Under Covid guidelines this course was still amazing, felt safe and all safety measures were followed' - Reviewed 11 Dec 21

    'I joined this course as a new dog owner and I wanted to equip myself with knowledge in case of injuries.  This course definitely lived up to my expectations and I feel a lot calmer about looking after my dog in any case of injuries. Overall 10/10 course' - Reviewed 6 Nov 2021

    'Recommend this course to others as I learnt a lot' - Reviewed 6 Nov 2021

    'Nice relaxed atmosphere and very informative first aid course' - Reviewed 6 Nov 2021

    'Everything was covered that I was hoping to learn, Thank you!' - Reviewed 6 Nov 2021

    'The course was delivered in a relaxed and professional manner. Mervyn was extremely knowledgeable and his presentational skill was first class, Thank You' - Reviewed 9 Oct 2021

    'Found it interesting & fun, learnt new information and am leaving with confidence to use the skills I've learnt, Thank You' - Reviewed 9 Oct 2021

    'Great course and I now feel equipped to deal with a first aid emergency' - Reviewed 9 Oct 2021 

    'Very interesting course, well presented' - Reviewed 9 Oct 2021

    'Good and interesting course. Very interactive even with Covid restrictions, Thank You' - Reviewed 9 Oct 2021

    'Great course, good level of content, presented well with practical, people interaction and further points of info on hyperlinks.  Good to have access to further info with ProTrainings online, would like to do Level 3' - Reviewed 11 Sep 2021 

    'Good course, very clear & enjoyable' - Reviewed 11 Sep 2021

    'Really enjoyed the course, thank you' - Reviewed 11 Sep 2021

    'Great course covering lots of topics, Good venue too.  Will look forward to follow on videos to keep up to date' - Reviewed 14 Aug 2021

    'Very useful course, thank you!' - Reviewed on 14 Aug 2021

    'Good course overall, not rushed, answered all questions' - Reviewed on 10 July 2021

    'Very Informative thorough course with good mix of theory & practical.  Also, well set up in light of Covid'- Reviewed on 10 July 2021

    'V. Informative and useful - handy for any dog owner'! Thank you :) - Reviewed on 10 July 2021

    'Really enjoyed course, very informative and well laid out' - Reviewed on 12 June 2021

    'Really enjoyed this informative course' - Reviewed on 12 June 2021

    ‘Liked that it was a small class, great attention to COVID 19 protocol, friendly and informal but delivered in an informative and professional way’ - Reviewed on 15 May 2021

    'Good grounding for aspects of first aid, easy to follow' - Reviewed on 14 Nov 2020

    'Excellent course, will definitely be back for additional courses, Thanks' - Reviewed on 14 Nov 2020

    'Great course and Info' - Reviewed on 19 Sep 2020  

    'Really great and informative course - Thank you' - Reviewed on 19 Sep 2020

  • 'Good practical demonstrations and explanation of kit. Course was delivered at a clear pace and there was time to go over things further if it was required, Thank you' - Reviewed on 22 Aug 2020

    'Great course, many thanks' - Reviewed on 15 Aug 2020

    'Excellent canine first aid course' - Reviewed on 15 Feb 2020

    'Very helpful, friendly instructor, very happy' - Reviewed on 15 Feb 2020

    'Great Course, Thank you' - Reviewed on 15 Feb 2020

    'I have really enjoyed todays session and have learned a lot of useful advice and tips, Thank you' - Reviewed on 18 Jan 2020

    'Was made to feel very comfortable' - Reviewed on 18 Jan 2020

    'The bandaging was great fun. The presentation was very clear and easy to understand' - Reviewed on 18 Jan 2020

    'Excellent and informative course' - Reviewed on 18 Jan 2020

    'A really informative experience and I have learned things that I will definitely use in the future and in further training' - Reviewed on 18 Jan 2020

    'Very knowledgeable, great course' - Reviewed on 7 Dec 2019

    'Enjoyable and relaxed session, thank you' - Reviewed on 7 Dec 2019

    'Very Informative' - Reviewed on 7 Dec 2019

    'Well presented course' - Reviewed on 7 Dec 2019

    Lots of valuable information covered in a short time, impressed that this was able to be done so well. The mixture of theory and practical was good. I enjoyed this class more than I expected to! - Reviewed on 10 Nov 2019

    'Clear and concise, covered the necessities without being repetitive, can't think of anything that could be improved, thanks so much for giving us your time this evening' - Reviewed on 10 Nov 2019

    'Trainer highly informative, relaxed atmosphere enabled easy learning, highly recommend this course to anyone with an interest in animal care and welfare' - Reviewed on 10 Nov 2019 

    'Excellent well facilitated session, well paced and a great learning opportunity' - Reviewed on 10 Nov 2019

    'Very informative, great learning experience' - Reviewed on 10 Nov 2019

    'Overall really good, lots of good information and techniques to be able to use if the worst should happen' - Reviewed on 10 Nov 2019

    'The instructor was great and spoke clearly, I thoroughly enjoyed the experience' - Reviewed on 10 Nov 2019

    'Great delivery from Instructor' - Reviewed on 10 Nov 2019

    'A most interesting and informative course. I learned many things today that I was unsure of and hope that it will help me in my business looking after dogs while their families trust me while they are on holiday' - Reviewed on 9 Nov 2019

    'Content and delivery were excellent' - Reviewed on 9 Nov 2019

    'Brilliant and knowledgable training, Thank you' - Reviewed on 9 Nov 2019

  • ‘Much more informative than a previous course, being able to perform practical demonstrations is a big plus’ - Reviewed 9 Dec 2023

    ‘Great course, very well done with clear information. Great that we have lots of PDFs to refer to later’ - Reviewed 9 Dec 2023

    ‘Excellent lovely atmosphere & well paced for learning. Felt good environment to learn in’ - Reviewed 9 Dec 2023

    ‘Very informative and interesting course, good mix of practical and theory’ - Reviewed on 19 Nov 23

    ‘Great course, easy to take in the information and it wasn’t over complicated’ - Reviewed on 19 Nov 23

    ‘Very clear and engaging content’ - Reviewed on 21 Oct 23

    ‘Very friendly, Informative & Enjoyable, Thanks’ - Reviewed on 21 Oct 23

    ‘Fab course, very well taken and tutor has great listening skills and very helpful. Delivers with support to us’ - Reviewed on 21 Oct 23

    ‘Very interesting with a lot of information covered at a pace that it can be taken in and understood. All questions asked to Mervyn were answered with confidence, very happy I chose to do face to face rather than online with all that I have learnt’ - Reviewed on 21 Oct 23

    ‘Very informative class with a good mix of theory & practical elements’ - Reviewed on 9 Sep 23 

    ‘Thoroughly enjoyed this course, many thanks’ - Reviewed on 9 Sep 23

    ‘Brilliant, informative course. Feel like I have new and clear and concise knowledge to move forward in my professional journey’ Thank you - Reviewed on 9 Sep 23 

    ‘Enjoyed the course, learnt a lot of information I never knew’ - Reviewed on 12 Aug 23

    ‘Very informative training, learned a lot, student manual to look over in future also helpful also. Highly recommended’ - Reviewed on 12 Aug 23

    ‘Enjoyable course, tutor full of knowledge and made it fun - Thank you’ - Reviewed on 10 Jun 23

    ‘Good mix of theory & practical, lots of useful information’ - Reviewed on 13 May 23

    ‘Very well done with theory & practical, a lot of information’ - Reviewed on 13 May 23

    ‘Informative, good basis to take away and use at home or out and about. Tutor knowledgeable’ - Reviewed on 13 May 23

    ‘Great course, very well presented, would definitely recommend’ - Reviewed on 13 May 23

    'Enjoyable day and excellent training' - Reviewed on 22 Apr 23

    'Very friendly, informative, overall a great course' - Reviewed on 22 Apr 23

    'Thank you, it was worth travelling for this course, I learned a lot' - Reviewed on 22 Apr 23

    'Good sized group, not too crowded, everyone had the opportunity to speak and perform practical exercises. Mervyn was approachable and knowledgeable' - Reviewed on 22 Apr 23

    'Extremely efficient, loved demonstrations as well as catering for members of my team with Dyslexia and Asperger's. Relaxed and professional, felt able to ask questions and relaxed staff also' - Reviewed on 3 Apr 23 

    'Very well structured and presented to all levels of skills/knowledge on the course' - Reviewed on 3 Apr 23 

    'Really useful, plenty of information and has made me evaluate my dog walks' - Reviewed on 3 Apr 23

    'The first aid course was very informative and helpful, I fully enjoyed it, Thank you' - Reviewed on 11 Mar 23

    'Very much enjoyed the course. It was informative and I learned a few new things. Highly recommended' - Reviewed on 11 Mar 23

    'Really informative, friendly and helpful. Approachable when asking questions or needing to double check information. Enjoyed the overall experience and learned a lot of useful skills, Thank you' - Reviewed on 11 Mar 23

    'Very informative and complimentary to my human first aid knowledge and experience' - Reviewed on 11 Mar 23

    'Great course, very informative, great instructor, clear and concise' - Reviewed on 11 Mar 23

    'Really enjoyed the first aid course for dogs, I have learned a lot, Thank you' - Reviewed on 11 Mar 23

    'Enjoyed the course, Mervyn was friendly, approachable and knowledgeable' - Reviewed on 11 Feb 23

    'First K9 First Aid course and I found it very informative' - Reviewed on 11 Feb 23

    'Very well delivered course, great knowledge, good mix of practical & theory' - Reviewed on 11 Feb 23

    'Course was great and very informative' - Reviewed on 11 Feb 23

    'Great course, Links to first aid diagrams etc will be a great help' - Reviewed on 11 Feb 23

    'Awesome and informative day, really clear instructions and helpful, Mervyn was FANTASTIC! :-) - Reviewed on 7 Jan 23

    'FAB! Very thorough and well presented, Thank you! - Reviewed on 10 Dec 22

    'Very informative and well presented' - Reviewed on 10 Dec 22

    'Very good paced & Informative training' - Reviewed on 10 Dec 22

    'Very informative, good tips & hints to help with any future requirement of first aid for my dog. Thank you' - Reviewed on 4 Dec 22

    'Very useful course, Mervyn was patient and a good listener' - Reviewed on 4 Dec 22

    'Very informative, loved how theory was repeated and practical examples were given too - very visual!' - Reviewed on 27 Nov 22

    'Very good course, really enjoyed it' - Reviewed on 12 Nov 2022

    'Great day, enjoyed the course' - Reviewed on 12 Nov 2022

    'Very Informative and useful course for anyone around dogs' - Reviewed on 12 Nov 2022

    'Very good course with a really good Tutor in Mervyn' - Reviewed on 8 Oct 2022

    'Excellent training, great knowledge by Mervyn, Highly recommended' - Reviewed on 8 Oct 2022

    'Interesting and informative course, enjoyed the afternoon with a well detailed presentation with a knowledgeable First Aider' - Reviewed on 8 Oct 2022

    'Very good course, enjoyed learning new information and getting involved in the practical' - Reviewed on 8 Oct 2022

    'Very informative, good learning experience, plenty of practical' - Reviewed on 11 Sep 2022

    'Really informative yet in a relaxed environment, good ratio of theory & practical activities' Thank you very much - Reviewed on 11 Sep 2022

    'The course was very thorough, covered a lot of possible first aid scenarios, very practical. Having attended made me feel much more confident, Thank you' - Reviewed on 10 Sep 2022

    'Really good course, very informative, Good mix of theory & practical, very good trainer' - Reviewed on 10 Sep 2022

    'Very good training provided, everything was explained well' - Reviewed on 10 Sep 2022

    'Great course, Relaxed environment, Tutor very informative, Patient & Friendly' - Reviewed on 10 Sep 2022

    'Great course, very informative and well presented' - Reviewed on 13 Aug 2022

    'Insightful and easy to understand' - Reviewed on 13 Aug 2022

    'Great course well delivered, Thank you' - Reviewed on 13 Aug 2022

    'Course covered everything I needed to know, very knowledgeable tutor, happy for us to ask questions' - Reviewed on 23 July 2022

    'Excellent course for first aid for canines, informative and plenty of opportunity to ask questions' - Reviewed on 23 July 2022

    'A very enjoyable and informative course, Great value for money and tutor delivery of knowledge very good. Will recommend to other "Doggy Friends!!" - Reviewed on 11 June 2022

    'Course was well organised and delivered at a good pace. A good balance between theory and practical lessons. Trainer was friendly, approachable, encouraging and obviously knowledgeable' - Reviewed on 11 June 2022

    'Great & friendly course, thanks' - Reviewed on 11 June 2022

    'Great course, very informative, really enjoyed it' - Reviewed on 11 June 2022

    'Course was delivered with good pace, given enough time to take all information in, practical side was very helpful' - Reviewed on 11 June 2022

    'Well run course, very informative & delivered in an excellent manner' - Reviewed on 11 June 2022

    'Excellent course, really enjoyed it' - Reviewed on 14 May 2022

    'I found the course to be very informative and the practical to be very helpful' - Reviewed on 23 Apr 2022 

    'Made to feel very welcome and enjoyed the content of the course especially the practical side of things' - Reviewed on 23 Apr 2022

    'Very informative, great course & instructor' - Reviewed on 23 Apr 2022

    'Very useful course, tutor very knowledgable, enjoyed being in classroom environment rather than online as can bounce ideas/comments of others' - Reviewed on 23 Apr 2022

    'Brilliant course, Thank you' - Reviewed on 23 Apr 2022

    'Very enjoyable and informative. Great to be able to practice on the mannequins' - Reviewed on 12 Mar 2022 

    'Very good course, presented well, well worth doing' - Reviewed on 12 Mar 2022 

    'Amazing course, very relaxed & comfortable, easy to understand' - Reviewed on 12 Mar 2022 

    'Very thorough course, I have learned a lot in a very short space of time. Helpful, knowledgeable instructor' - Reviewed on 12 Mar 2022 

    'I appreciated the prompting to ask further questions if we needed and all the extra information we were given if asked for. Also connecting the training to real world scenarios with your dog' - Reviewed on 12 Mar 2022 

    'Course was very enjoyable, Mervyn was very professional, informative and delivered an interesting course' - Reviewed on 12 Mar 2022

    'Excellent range of course content & very knowledgeable tutor' - Reviewed on 12 Feb 2022

    'Very Informative, enjoyed the practical session' - Reviewed on 12 Feb 2022

    'Mervyn was really professional and very informative. I had really good fun and learnt lots! The powerpoint was easy to follow, Thank you for coming' :-)  Reviewed on 5 Feb 2022

    'Really enjoyed the first aid course, Mervyn was really professional and informative. I enjoyed both the powerpoint and practical. I have leant a lot from todays course, Thank you :-) Reviewed on 5 Feb 2022 

    'Today has been a great time and very informative, I've had a blast.  Definitely would do again, learned so much and even upgraded my previous knowledge. Loved it' - Reviewed on 5 Feb 2022

    'I have learned a lot in one course, found it very interesting and fun at the same time. I feel a lot more confident to help save a dogs life. Thank you for your time' - Reviewed on 5 Feb 2022 

    'Very good information, I really enjoyed it' - Reviewed on 5 Feb 2022

    'Enjoyed it very much, lots of useful and potentially lifesaving information' - Reviewed on 23 Jan 2022

    'Informative course, well covered and always checked understanding' - Reviewed on 23 Jan 2022

    'Full of information, very interesting' - Reviewed on 23 Jan 2022

    'Interesting and Informative, lots of aspects covered' - Reviewed on 19 Jan 2022

    'Would highly recommend this course and instructor to others' - Reviewed on 8 Jan 2022

    'The course was very interesting and will be of good use with either my own dog or other customers dogs' - Reviewed on 8 Jan 2022

    'No suggestions for improvement, Excellent course, informative and well delivered. Thank you!' - Reviewed on 8 Jan 2022

    'Fantastic tutor and course content, very informative and clear to understand. Covered all areas in depth and covered any queries I had with clear informative answers. Would highly recommend to others working with dogs or even having a dog as a pet' - Reviewed on 8 Jan 2022

    'Very nice & clear, Tutor very helpful & friendly, easy to ask questions' - Reviewed on 8 Jan 2022

    'Excellent course, very much enjoyed, quite informative' - Reviewed on 8 Jan 2022


Dog First Aid plus Health & Safety Professional

 

Mervyn Gough

Mervyn is the qualified dog first aid instructor for K9 First Aid and provides training for anyone who requires a course in first aid for dogs. He is also a health and safety professional with extensive experience as a first aid at work instructor, delivering adult and emergency first aid, paediatric first aid and defibrillator training. Now a ProTrainings Instructor for canine first aid, his ambition is to offer this training to dog owners and dog care professionals within Stirling and Scotland as a whole.