Pet Care Courses Online
For millenia, people have kept animals to help them in their day to day life. From cats kept as vermin controllers to dogs kept as hunting helpers. It's only been in the last few hundred years that people have kept animals as companions as opposed to fulfill some other function. From lizards to goats and everything in between, the range of pets has increased and with it, the need for a workfoce that understand the appropriate care of such a diverse range of animals.
There are numerous possibilities open for people wanting to work in the pet care industry, ranging from pet shops or veterinary practices, to rescue centres, wildlife sanctuaries and zoos. Alternatively, you can use an online course to start up your own small business providing services to pet owners, or even learn how to look after your own pet better.
Get a Pet Care Qualification: ADL offers a variety of courses in Pet Care. A good one to start with is Animal Behaviour (Psychology of Animals) where you will learn what makes animals tick and why they behave as they do. This course will help you learn how to handle and train animals.
Already work with Animals and need Professional Development? For those wishing to develop a career requiring pet care skills, you can take our general online Pet Care course. Looking for a more advanced qualification? Our online Diploma in Companion Studies is a great course for this and can be tailored to your own employment or charitable interests through elective modules. Perhaps you work with lizards and snakes in a pet shop or at a zoo and need a qualification? If so, our online Herpetology course will provide you with a solid foundation in the subject.
Get a Career working in Pet Care: There are many Cat, Dog and Horse Rescue Centres and they need staff with the qualifications and skills to help look after all the unwanted and mistreated pets that they rescue. Online Pet Care courses that will come in handy includes: Cat Psychology and Training and Dog Psychology and Training.
Learn about Pet Care: Have you just got a new puppy? If so, you may need our dedicated online Dog Care course. If you have a new pony, then our three online Horse Care courses, beginning with Horse Care I, is a must.
Can't find a qualification to suit your needs? Why not speak with one of our Academic Course Advisers for FREE advice on +44 (0)1227 789 649? or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Our online home study courses may be studied for vocational purposes, self-enrichment (hobby) or for serious study leading to higher qualifications. You'll receive unlimited tutor and admin support and be able to start at any time.
What makes animals tick? Learn through this Home Study Animal Behaviour course. Understanding your Animals' (pets) Behaviour is the key to a happy relationship. Do they think and learn like humans? How do they adapt to their environment? Which animals have the best social life?
A comprehensive and practical distance learning course for anyone who wants to better understand the health and well-being of animals.Animals are essential to Man in many ways: as pets, as livestock for food and other animal products and in the wild.
Learn about Animal Health Care. An excellent vocational pathway towards employment in the Veterinary industry. Learn to care for the health of any type of animal and understand the scope of services offered by animal care services, including veterinary practices.
Working with animals? Get back to basics! Gain a thorough foundation knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology. This is essential for careers requiring good animal care and management. An excellent starting point for working with animals in any situation.
This course is an absolute must for Animal Lovers everywhere. The standards of the well-being of animals (Animal Welfare), varies a lot and are under constant debate and review. The standards are devised and revised constantly, by various bodies worldwide.
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This online and experiential-based learning Bird Keeping and Bird Care course is ideal for both amateur avian enthusiasts and bird-keeping professionals. With the knowledge you gain from completing this course, you will be well equipped with all the skills required.
Biochemistry 1 - Animals (Pre-Medical program) course online. Learn about the biological and chemical basis of animal life". Biochemistry - Animals" is...
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Cat Psychology and Training course online. Learn to understand cat psychology and apply that knowledge to manage and influence the behaviour of cats. You'll learn:- how cats think and the relevance of understanding cat psychology to people.
Learn the animal husbandry, business, and management skills needed to launch your career working with pets or providing support services within the pet industry. This course provides a valuable foundation in handling and caring for all types of domestic animals and lots more.
This course is developed to assist animal owners to decide when symptoms could indicate a serious condition, and therefore warrant calling a vet. The course will help you to recognise a disease and determine an appropriate course of action to initiate in order to obtain a diagnosis.
Understand animal behaviour - learn at home This course is relevant to pet owners, veterinary assistants, or people who work with animals (eg. in pet shops, animal shelters, farms, kennels and catteries, etc).
This online course in Domestic Cat Care will appeal to cat lovers who want to learn everything they can about looking after their own cat and anyone who works with cats in a charitable or professional capacity.
This course is perfect for entering the animal industry because it introduces a large range of grooming techniques for most household animals. It also shows you how to use common grooming equipment and the anatomy, skin and coat health of domesticated animals.
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