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Animal Care

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Animal Care Courses
It has given me the knowledge to begin setting up my own business, enabling me to have a new career I have longed for. Hayley Richardson

Animal Care Courses

If you're looking for a hands-on career which is both thrilling, enjoyable and rewarding and you're an animal lover, then there's an increasing amount of opportunities working with animals. Even better, there's the opportunity to become self-employed and supplement your income with related roles.

We offer a range of dog training courses, for all dog lovers out there, such as dog grooming, dog babysitting, starting a dog walking business and the opportunity to become skilled in dog obedience training. Dogs benefit hugely from dog obedience classes as good canine behaviour makes them happier and more well-balanced. Our dog training courses are highly beneficial for both the pet and the owner.

Our animal communication courses will help you connect with animals and understand animal behaviour better. If have an appreciation of horses’ then our equine courses will give you more of an understanding about horses and their energy systems. Equine courses cover all the different aspects of horse management, stable management and looking after your horse.

The ever-growing sector of animal care means that our courses will open doors to a wide range of exciting careers and job roles with animals, especially with the growing demand for pet psychologists and even dog groomers.

You can learn about:

  • The basic care and needs of animals
  • Vital signs, natural habits and behaviour of your animals
  • How pets think, learn and feel
£379.99 £284.99
In this course we will be delving deeper into the subject of equine energy therapy. In this course we will be investigating the equine star chakras as well as in-depth therapeutic techniques including emotional freedom technique. You will learn how to read the horse's aura as well as learning how to move the horse through energy when riding.   The horse's ... full details
£419.99 £314.99
“Properly trained, a man can be dog’s best friend.” - Corey Ford Are you struggling to understand why your dog is behaving the way he/she does? Do you want to gain more control in your relationship with your dog? Do you want to become a professional Dog Obedience Trainer? Then this course is for you. The average person does not know and understand ... full details
£359.99 £269.99
This course is for those who would like to learn how to use modern Energy Therapy in the context of working with animals, including companion animals, wild animals and also covering a number of animal and pet related human problems such as bereavement. The course is prepared under advice from the International Guild For Animal Therapists and leads to a Diploma ... full details
£309.99 £232.49
This course is designed not only to give you information on the basics and legalities of companion animal healing but also enables you to work deeply and effectively with the animal's emotions and physical body. During the course not only will you be learning about the animal's most commonly worked with energetic systems but also with the much lesser known star ... full details
£359.99 £269.99
Even though the horse industry is fragmented, it is still a major employer of labour, though its identity and significance is often overlooked. This may be because of the small size and variety of the various individual units of which it is comprised. The main objective of this course is to provide you with the necessary knowledge and tools to manage or own a profitable ... full details
£349.99 £262.49
It is important that today's farmer/owner of any animal is familiar with the normal vital signs of his animals so that they can recognise health and ill health. The earlier a farmer/owner can treat sick animals the better, as the damage done by illness can be considerable. About Animal Health Course This Animal Health course will detail how to observe the vital signs, ... full details
£359.99 £269.99
The aim of this course is to give you a firm foundation in your understanding of not only how to give healing to horses and understanding their energy systems but also, for you to learn about other influences in the horse's life and living environment that can have an effect not only on the healing but also their personalities and physical body. By the end of this ... full details
£299.99 £224.99
This course introduces the freshwater and marine aquarium hobbyist to various aspects of successful aquaria management. Rather than being an entertainment guide, which extols the virtues of one or other approach to aquaria management, this course presents the basic principles, themes and steps needed to set-up and maintain a freshwater or marine aquarium. The course ... full details
£419.99 £314.99
The Advanced Pet Grooming course will teach you grooming techniques for dogs, cats and small pets. You will find that learning about grooming pet can be a very enjoyable and rewarding. The Advanced Pet Grooming course provides an excellent basis on which to learn about the finer, advanced aspects of the subject. It explains the different grooming styles suitable for more ... full details
£429.99 £322.49
Our Stable Management course covers all aspects of stable management and will provide the student with a thorough preparation for working in the equine industry. Our Stable Management course has been specifically designed to provide the student with the vital information needed to operate a stable efficiently. About Stable Management The stable management course ... full details
£419.99 £314.99
The Advanced Dog Grooming course will teach you grooming techniques for dogs, cats and small pets. You will find that learning about grooming pet can be a very enjoyable and rewarding. The Advanced Dog Grooming course provides an excellent basis on which to learn about the finer, advanced aspects of the subject. It explains the different grooming styles suitable for more... full details
£429.99 £322.49
From the showing of a peacock’s tail feathers to the waggle dance of a honey bee, and from the scruff reflex in dogs to the migration of sparrows, this course examines, in depth, the development of animal behaviour. Just as with bodily characteristics, so with behavioural ones we can get an idea of evolutionary history by comparing traits among groups of related ... full details
£359.99 £269.99
Animal communication is a natural ability that we all have. Through rediscovering ourselves and learning to understand animals we learn to connect and hear them in a totally new way. By communicating with animals in this way we can learn about their health, emotional and environmental problems. The way in which the animal’s caretaker plays a role in the animal’s ... full details
£379.99 £284.99
Our Animal Care Course is designed to assist the student in understanding the basic needs of animals; from the information provided, to obtain a better understanding of animal profile and then be able to identify their needs. Students will then be able to comfortably understand animal breeds and at an early stage pass on any problems or information to vets or owners to ... full details
£459.99 £344.99
This course is ideal for anyone assisting in a veterinary practice part-time or at the weekend, if you are considering working towards a career in a veterinary practice, or for anyone caring for ill and recovering animals at home. About Our Veterinary Support Assistant Course Our veterinary care assistant course offers students a rewarding way of learning everything ... full details
£459.99 £344.99
Looking after people's pets is one of the most rewarding and fast-growing occupations in the UK today. Our Dog Grooming course will offer you a fulfilling way of learning everything you need to enhance your pet care knowledge base for use in the dog grooming business. About Dog Grooming Dog grooming encompasses everything involved in caring for a dog’s ... full details
£439.99 £329.99
Looking after people's pets is a rewarding career with increasing career opportunities in the UK. This course offers you a rewarding way of learning everything required to enhance your pet care knowledge base for use in the dog walking, pet and home sitting business. About Dog Walking and Pet Sitting Pet owners want to know that while they’re away, their ... full details
£479.99 £359.99
This course will offer the learner a rewarding way of learning everything required to enhance their animal psychology and behaviour knowledge base. Looking after pets needs and understanding them is very rewarding. This course will cover the natural instincts and behaviours of dogs, cats and other common pets. It includes domestication, and  how to prevent ... full details

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