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Animal and Pet Care Diploma

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Pets are the cutest and the purest companion to humans. Therefore, everyone wants to give their pets the best treatments. Learn how you can provide your beloved pet with adequate safety, nutrition, and care from the Animal and Pet Care Diploma course. This course will only help you take care of your own pet, but also give you the ability to pursue a career in the pet care industry.

The Animal and Pet Care Diploma course is a complete bundle to understand the needs and requirements of pet animals. In this course, you will learn about animal health and different types of animals. The course will show you the strategies to ensure pet safety. You will gain in-depth knowledge of dog food, vitamins, and mineral supplements. The engaging modules will teach you how to perform first aid in case of injuries or illnesses. The course will also equip you with the knowledge and skills to make dog food at home.

This comprehensive Animal and Pet Care Diploma course will provide you with a valuable certificate after completing the course. This certificate will help you pursue a career in the relevant fields. Enrol now!

Learning Outcomes 

  • Enrich your understanding of animal health
  • Learn about different types of animals
  • Develop a clear understanding of ensuring pet safety 
  • Understand what food, vitamins and mineral supplements are required for dogs
  • Build the essential skills to perform animal first aid 
  • Know what are the vital vaccines for your dog
  • Be able to make your own homemade pet food

Who is the Course for?

  • Pet owners and lovers who want to learn how to take care of their pets
  • Dog breeders, groomers, handlers, and trainers who want to know how to care for dogs properly.

Entry Requirement

  • This course is available to all learners of all academic backgrounds. 
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • A good understanding of the English language, numeracy, and ICT are required to attend this course.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can, however, also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at the cost of £39 or in PDF format for £24.
  • PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours, and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days.

Why Choose Us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry-leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet, or desktop from anywhere, anytime;
  • The benefit of career advancement opportunities;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path

The Animal and Pet Care Diploma course is perfect for pet owners and lovers who want to live peacefully with their obedient and well-behaved dogs or other pets. The course can also help the following careers:

  • Animal Behaviourist
  • Dog Breeder
  • Dog Groomer
  • Dog Handler
  • Dog Service Trainer
  • Dog Sitter
  • Dog Trainer

Course Curriculum

Animal Care
Animal Welfare 00:30:00
Animal Health 00:30:00
Different Kinds of Animals 00:30:00
Animal Handling and Restraint 00:30:00
Animal Transporting 01:00:00
Animal Feeding 00:30:00
Assessment of the Risk 00:30:00
Animal Caging 00:30:00
Pet Care
Introduction 00:15:00
Determine The Pet Which Will Be The Best Fit To Your Family 00:30:00
Safety is most important for your pet 00:15:00
What kind of food will you choose for your pets? 00:15:00
Preventing your pet from high temperature in warm hot months 00:20:00
First Aid Essentials 00:15:00
Assessment 00:15:00
Emergencies 00:30:00
Poisonings 00:15:00
Tips 00:15:00
Conclusion 00:15:00
Pet Dog Care
Understanding the appropriate food ingredients 00:30:00
Dogs need different diets at different ages 00:15:00
Vitamin and mineral supplements 00:15:00
Boredom and variety 00:15:00
Cost of feeds 00:15:00
Dry vs. Canned food 00:15:00
Homemade diets 00:15:00
Food allergies 00:30:00
How much should I feed my dog? 00:30:00
How often should I feed my dog? 00:30:00
Signs of ill health 00:30:00
Heart worm, fleas and other parasites 00:30:00
Heartworm prevention 00:15:00
Common questions about heartworm 00:30:00
Fleas and other parasites 00:30:00
Do parasites cause “Scooting”? 00:15:00
Preventing dental disease 00:30:00
Home dental care 00:30:00
Veterinary dental treatments 00:30:00
The importance of the physical examination 00:30:00
Why are regular check-ups important? 00:15:00
What happens during an examination? 00:30:00
How often should my pet be examined? 00:15:00
How to administer medicine 00:30:00
Nursing a sick dog 00:30:00
Vaccinations 00:30:00
Common questions about vaccinations 00:30:00
Spaying and neutering 00:30:00
Spaying of the Female dog 00:30:00
Surgical neutering of the male dog 00:30:00
Pet health insurance 00:30:00
Clipping a dog 00:15:00
First steps in grooming 00:30:00
Bathing a dog 00:30:00
Pet Identification 00:30:00
Pet First Aid
Introduction to Pet First Aid 00:15:00
What is First Aid? 00:15:00
Abscess & Bandaging 00:15:00
Bee Stings / Insect Bites & Bleeding 00:15:00
Bloat and Burns 00:15:00
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) 00:15:00
Chemical Injuries, Dehydration 00:15:00
Diarrhea, Vomiting & Difficult birth 00:15:00
Electrocution & Eye Injuries 00:15:00
Fainting/Dizziness (Syncope) 00:15:00
First Aid for Choking & Poisoning 00:15:00
Fractures / Injuries 00:15:00
Hyperthermia (Heat Stroke, Heat Prostration) 00:15:00
Impalement Injuries, Near Drowing 00:15:00
Physical Exam Checklist for Pets 00:30:00
Preventing a Health and Safety Crisis 00:15:00
Choking & Poisoning 00:15:00
Travelling 00:15:00
Shock 00:15:00
Snakebite 00:15:00
Straining & Sunburn 00:15:00
When Your Pet Cannot Breathe 00:15:00
Conclusion to Pet First Aid 00:15:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Animal and Pet Care Diploma 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Animal and Pet Care Diploma 00:20:00

Course Reviews


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  1. Robert Connor


    Please i would recommend to upgrade this course a little bit on the caging and overall safety concern

  2. Mohammad Steele


    Delightful course with very exclusive experience. Love the way it has been designed.

  3. Jude Butcher


    So precious course for me, thank u for offering such a unique course on internet

  4. Patrick Saunders


    very dynamic course on petting your love ……….enthralling!!!

  5. Samantha Evans


    Worth taking this course. !!!!!!!! u can secretly be a passionate sub vet

  6. Corey Abbott


    I am taking this course to upgrade my skill set on animal and pet care. This is a great course so far.




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