Animal Care Diploma

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Animal care is vitally important to any pets that you own. Animals can care for themselves, but only to a certain extent! This programme is designed to assist you in understanding and identify the basic needs of an animal.

This course will teach you a fundamental understanding of animal breeds and how to pass on problems or information at an early stage to vets or owners to provide a greater deal of care. It is ideal for pet owners, pet sitters, or individuals who wish to have an in-depth introduction into the field of animal care and management.

KEY LEARNING POINTS

  • How important the breed of cat is as a selection criterion
  • Define whether it is possible to train a cat
  • Evaluate the dangers of improper feeding to an animal’s health
  • Points you should consider when buying a horse and the ideal stable
  • Purposes of the correct type of grooming brush for horses
  • How to handle a bird correctly
  • Identify clues and symptoms if a pet is unwell
  • Suitable housing for a pet rabbit
  • The correct way to handle a rabbit
  • Factors to consider when choosing a rabbit
  • Distinguishing characteristics of reptiles and amphibians
  • How you would house, feed and generally care for reptiles & amphibians
  • How to care for guinea pigs, hamsters and mice

ADVANTAGES OF THIS COURSE

  • Effective care planning for yours and other’s pets.
  • Implement the knowledge you learn as soon as you finish the course.
  • Experienced and qualified tutors available to support you throughout your cours.
  • Assessments to back up knowledge as you work your way through the course.
Cats
  • Discuss how important the breed of cat is as a selection criterion
  • Describe what impact improper feeding can have on a cat’s health
  • Define whether it is possible to train a cat
Dogs
  • Evaluate the dangers of inadequate feeding and overfeeding
  • Investigate canine nutrition
  • Discuss exercise
  • Define grooming
  • Analyse how a disease/illness is identified
Horses
  • Discuss points you should consider when buying a horse
  • Define conformation
  • Describe the ideal stable
  • List for what purposes you would use a dandy brush
  • List for what purposes you would use a body brush
  • Identify the symptoms of Colic
Birds
  • Describe the varieties of housing available to the bird keeper
  • Explain how to handle a bird correctly
  • Identify what clues you would look for if a bird seemed unwell
  • Discuss how you would identify and treat constipation
Rabbits
  • Analyse the factors that one might need to consider when choosing a rabbit
  • Discuss suitable housing for a pet rabbit
  • Define a healthy diet for an adult working buck and investigate why caution is necessary when feeding fresh plants to your rabbits
  • Describe the correct way to handle a rabbit
  • Identify some common ailments a rabbit might suffer from
Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Explain the distinguishing characteristics of reptiles and amphibians
  • Describe how you would house reptiles or amphibians
  • Discuss how you would generally care for reptiles/amphibians
  • Evaluate feeding routines
Guinea Pigs, Hamsters and Mice
  • Describe suitable housing for a guinea pig
  • Evaluate what temperature guinea pigs should be kept at and discuss what happens if the temperature drops
  • Analyse what food should you never feed to a guinea pig and explain why
  • Explain what can happen if a female hamster with a litter is disturbed and how can this be avoided
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  3. Once we receive payment (Cleared Funds), we will issue you a username and password via your email address.
  4. Ease of use – You can study for this course anyplace, anywhere, anytime – 24/7/365 days.
  5. For courses where Exam(s) / assessment(s) are included in price, certificates are issued immediately online once you pass the exam.
  6. You may re-take the assessment if you fail as many times as possible before the expiry date.
  7. You can always download and print your certificate as many times as possible before the expiry date if the course do have a certificate (please check additional information tab to confirm).
  8. All our courses last for 6 months to a year before it expires after purchase. Some courses do not expire at all. Please check additional Information for appropriate expiry date
  9. No need to cancel social meetings or rush due to traffic for a webinar. Study at your own pace.
  10. All our courses are accredited and designed by professionals in United Kingdom – They are all UK accredietd courses.
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