Description:

Pet care can be a difficult job if you are not passionate about pets. Most of the people in this industry are pet lovers themselves. There are a lot of opportunities to have a career in pet care, as long as you have the right knowledge and skills in pet care then you are good to go. Educate yourself in this pet care skills course to learn about pet care and pet health problems. This course includes lessons in (1) pet care basics; (2) pet choosing; (3) taking care of cats; (4) taking care of dogs; and (5) making pet food. Learn a lot without sacrificing so much time by enrolling in this course.

Who is the course for?

  • Animal Health Care employees or professionals who want to improve themselves.
  • Dog owners and lovers who want to learn how to train their dogs

Entry Requirement:

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

Assessment:  

  • 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.

Certification:

  • 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 at the cost of £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 recognised 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 Pet Care Skills Course is perfect for those animal health professionals like:

  • Animal Breeder
  • Animal Groomer
  • Animal Handler
  • Veterinary Doctor
  • Veterinary Technician.

Course Curriculum

Basics
Various breeds of cats 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
Your cat’s bath – what do you need to do 00:15:00
Toys – your cat’s best friends or foes? 00:20:00
Tips to train your cats 00:20:00
Preventing your pet from high temperature in warm hot months 00:20:00
How to care for your diabetic cat 00:30:00
Understanding cat fights- Can you avoid them? 00:15:00
Is your cat not using litter box- Find out why 00:15:00
Conclusion 00:15:00
Choosing Your Pet
Small Mammal Basics 00:30:00
Research The Type Of Small Mammal You Want 00:30:00
Determine The Pet Which Will Be The Best Fit To Your Family 00:30:00
Consider Other Pets In The House 00:30:00
Consider Your Budget And Resources 00:30:00
The Dangers Of Choosing The Wrong Small Mammal 00:15:00
Wrapping Up 00:15:00
Taking Care of Cat
Introduction 00:15:00
Popular Cat Breeds 01:00:00
Choosing a Cat 00:15:00
Tips for Dealing with a New Kitten 01:00:00
Cat Supplies 00:30:00
Cat Food and Feeding Tips 00:30:00
The Health of Your Feline 01:00:00
The Basics of Grooming 01:00:00
Traveling With Your Feline Companion 01:00:00
Behaviors That Many Cats Share 00:30:00
Disciplining Your Cat 00:30:00
Cat Organizations 00:15:00
Cat Glossary 00:15:00
Taking Care of Dog
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
Making Pet Food
Homemade Pet Food – Why it is so beneficial 01:00:00
Making Pet Food for First Time – What Precautions to Take 01:00:00
Natural Pet Food Making Techniques 01:00:00
Home made Pet Food for Dogs 01:00:00
Homemade Pet Food for Cat 01:00:00
Making Homemade Dry Pet Food 01:00:00
Great Way to Save Money Spent on Pet Food 01:00:00
What Kind of Food Animals Love 00:30:00
Nutrients to Supply Pets with Food Made at Homes 01:00:00
Tips to Make Excellent Quality Food 00:30:00
Conclusion 00:15:00
Mock Exam
Final Exam

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