Animal Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Animal Grooming and Training




Total 351 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

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Equine Science

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Cosumnes River College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Sacramento, United States
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Equine Science is the study of the principles behind the biology, function, and management of the horse. This program prepares students to develop the skills and knowledge that will help them gain a strong and competitive position in the equine industry.

Many Equine Science graduates aim for a future in horse farm management at breeding facilities, lesson barns, and race and show training stables. Students may also qualify for employment as technologists, consultants, show and race facility managers and staff, high school and community or junior college riding and equine science instructors, government agents, journalists, and sales or service representatives for companies promoting horse feed, health, and care products. Other career opportunities are available through breed associations, humane organizations, agriculture extension services, recreational services, horse publications, and more.

Many of these options require more than two years of college study. Classes beyond the associate degree may be required for career options or to fully prepare students for transfer to a university program.

Pet Massage

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: World School of Massage and Holistic Healing Arts
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Pleasanton, San Francisco, United States

Pet Massage training courses and programs are available at World School of Massage and Holistic Healing Arts, or it can provide customized training on your request. Please visit the official website of World School of Massage and Holistic Healing Arts or call for details.

Animal Grooming

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: University of the Fraser Valley Continuing Studies
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Canada
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This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to maintain a clean and aseptic clinical environment, the basic grooming skills necessary for a typical small animal practice, and the knowledge to recognize common dermatology and parasitology conditions and their treatments.

Pet First Aid (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: University of the Fraser Valley Continuing Studies
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Canada

This course is designed to equip dog and cat owners with the basic training and skills required to save pets�lives, prevent further injury, and ease pain and discomfort until a veterinarian is available.

Livestock Production (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: University of the Fraser Valley
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, Canada
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At UFV, you can train for a career in the growing field of agriculture, whether you want to work “on farm�raising livestock, or “off farm�in the agri-service sector including opportunities in business management, sales, marketing, and research.

What type of career can I expect?
As a skilled UFV agriculture graduate, you will be in high demand. Career opportunities for our agriculture grads are excellent and you should have no trouble finding work in the livestock or general agricultural industries. Some livestock-related occupations you might consider include dairy farm manager or owner/operator, dairy herdsperson, artificial insemination specialist, ranch hand, sale representative for livestock-related supplies, government livestock and forage technician, swine production assistant, poultry producer, and soils technician. You might also go abroad and work as part of the international agricultural student exchange program. As a graduate of any of UFV’s agriculture diploma programs, you are also eligible to transfer to Olds College in Alberta and receive transfer credit towards a Bachelor of Science degree in applied technology. You could also stay at UFV... [Read More]

Animal Care Aide (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: North Island College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Campbell River, Courtenay, Port Alberni, Port Hardy, Ucluelet, Canada
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Through lectures and field trips, graduates of the Animal Care Aide certificate are prepared for work in the fascinating field of animal care. This part-time certificate program provides the knowledge and basic skills needed for entry level employment in animal care facilities. While the program emphasizes small animal care in hospital/clinical settings, the training is valuable and easily transferable to other animal care settings. It is intended for individuals with no previous formal training, but the course has been designed to help existing staff and volunteers who wish to upgrade their skills.

Career Opportunities

The program is designed primarily to meet the demands for trained personnel in veterinary hospitals and animal care shelters. Graduates may also find work and/or volunteer opportunities in settings such as animal recovery centres, pet stores, zoos, game farms and similar businesses, grooming businesses, kennels, and large animal farms.

Animal Care Aide (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Vancouver Island University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Nanaimo, Canada
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Prepare for work in the fascinating field of animal care. This part-time, non-credit Certificate Program provides the knowledge and basic skills needed for entry-level employment in animal care facilities. It is intended for individuals with no previous formal training, and for existing staff and volunteers who wish to upgrade their skills. The program emphasizes small animal care in hospital/clinical settings, however the training is valuable and transferable to other animal care settings.

Career Opportunities:
The program is designed primarily to meet the demands for trained personnel in veterinary hospitals and animal care shelters. Graduates may also find work and/or volunteer opportunities in settings such as: animal recovery centres, pet stores, zoos, game farms and similar businesses, grooming businesses, kennels, large animal farms.

Program Content:
The program consists of the following courses:

Anatomy &, Physiology of Animals
Radiology
Laboratory Procedures
Complimentary Medicine
Communicating on the Job
Medical Nursing
Surgical Procedures
Office Procedures
Field Trip... [Read More]

Grooming, Handling and Restraint

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Douglas College Continuing Education
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New Westminster, Canada
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Grooming, Handling and Restraint

This course is designed to enable the student to identify various breeds of small animals and understand the necessary components of handling and restraint. Personal safety is emphasized. The recognition and prevention of aggression in small animals is included. Basic grooming procedures such as shaving, bathing, dematting, and brushing, as well as trimming nails, cleaning ears, and expressing anal glands will be demonstrated. External parasite control and the products utilized will be introduced.

Veterinary Office & Animal Care (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Douglas College Continuing Education
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New Westminster, Canada
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At the end of the program, the successful student should be able to:

Perform and understand the duties of a veterinary team member in a small animal clinic/hospital or related field (animal shelter, rescue organization).

In the front office setting
•Book appointments, perform receptionist and bookkeeping duties, operate veterinary software, as well as offer nutritional, patient care and grief counselling.

In the examination room, treatment area, surgery or kennel
•Make a basic assessment of a patient&,#146,s status, whether for a wellness exam, or in an emergency situation.
•Identify common small animal breeds, and be able to handle and restrain animals safely.
•Promote good health and hygiene by demonstrating adequate grooming skills and knowledge of external parasite control.
•Understand basic veterinary terminology, with applications to anatomy, physiology, and numerous small animal disease processes.

In the laboratory (under veterinarian supervision)
•Operate a binocular microscope, prepare for and perform common basic laboratory tests, and use and maintain most laboratory and clinical d... [Read More]

DOG OBEDIENCE

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: St. Clair College Continuing Education
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Windsor, Canada
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Conducted in a group setting in partnership with D.O.G. (Dog Obedience Guaranteed), this course will teach your dog to respond to commands such as sit, down, stay, come and to walk on a loose leash. Problem behaviour prevention is also covered in this course. To participate, you must have proof of your dog&,#146,s recent shots. Please contact the Continuing Education Department for more information.

Exotic Pet Care

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: St. Clair College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Windsor, Canada

This course familiarizes the student with caged birds and exotic pet care. Areas covered include: husbandry, nursing skills, routine veterinary procedures, and common diseases. Units of information on caged birds, ferrets, hedgehogs, chinchillas, reptiles, turtles, and fish will be presented.

Animal Grooming

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Sheridan College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Brampton, Mississauga, Oakville, Canada
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This course provides an opportunity for students to learn and practice the fundamental grooming techniques that are commonly applied to domestic cats and dogs. The ultimate goal of this course is to familiarize the student with the breeds of dogs and cats and the appropriate grooming procedures that will ensure high standards of animal hygiene, competent handling and restraint methods and the safe and effective use of grooming equipment and products.

Animal Care (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Sheridan College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Brampton, Mississauga, Oakville, Canada
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Sheridan’s Animal Care program prepares you to work as part of a professional team in such locations as veterinary clinics, shelters, grooming businesses, wildlife rehabilitation facilities, dog daycare facilities, pet shops, zoos and other such animal facilities.

In the program you&,#146,ll study such subjects as animal anatomy, nutrition, domestic animal science, exotic animal science, animal grooming, animal nursing procedures and animal handling.

The Animal Care program is ideal for you if you have a technical interest in animals, are patient, conscientious, attentive to detail, highly motivated and dedicated.

The Sheridan Animal Centre, where many lab activities will take place, is accredited by the Canadian Council on Animal Care with a Good Animal Practice Certification (GAP).

You can expect to work with live animals under supervision to demonstrate and practice skills such as:
Handling and restraint techniques
Animal husbandry
Feeding
Grooming
Veterinary simulation exercises

Get Real-World Experience Through Your Practicum

A popular segment of the Animal Care progr... [Read More]

Horsemanship

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Sault College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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This eight week course with allow those interested to take part in learning the basics of horsemanship and riding. Participants will learn everything from basic grooming, safety around horses, riding safely and with purpose no matter what you want to do, as well as information on feeding and nutrition, vet care, ferrier information as well as hay making, feeding and storage. Participants will need an approved certified riding helmet (no bicycle helmets), a boot with a heel and comfortable clothing. Brushes, horses and tack are provided. .

Companion Animal Physical Rehabilitation (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Northern College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Haileybury, Kirkland Lake, Moosonee, South Porcupine, Canada
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Northern College is proud to introduce a graduate one- year certificate program for veterinary technicians in response to emerging animal health care needs. Physical rehabilitation helps animals recover more quickly and fully from injury, and can help the “furry family members�live life to the fullest with minimal pain and discomfort. The same health needs arise in dogs and cats as they age, that we find in humans. Whether they are recovering from hip replacement or just need to lose weight, rehabilitation is the key. This program will address the patient needs and demonstrate the pivotal role technicians play in improving the quality of life for the pet.

Physical rehabilitation is becoming part of everyday veterinary medicine. It is emerging as an important complementary form of care that is a valuable professional asset for veterinary technicians who have undertaken this additional qualification. They provide this specialized care within the context of a veterinarian-client-patient relationship, helping to extend the range of services offered within a veterinary practice.

Animal Grooming (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Northern College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Haileybury, Kirkland Lake, Moosonee, South Porcupine, Canada
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Through a combination of lectures and practical experience, this one-year program will prepare students to work as an animal groomer. Students can use the skills they receive to work for other animal service providers or to start their own business. This program may be taken concurrently with the Veterinary Assistant program. The student would then graduate with a double certificate. Call the Haileybury Campus for further details. Graduates of this program are equipped with a solid base of technical skills and knowledge in animal grooming. They will be able to work in a number of settings, such as veterinary clinics, veterinary hospitals, pet grooming centers and pet stores. They will also be able to start their own business.

Career Opportunities:

Graduates may find employment in a number of settings such as veterinary clinics, veterinary hospitals, pet grooming centres, pet stores. Graduates may also start their own business.

Animal Husbandry

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Loyalist College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Belleville, Canada

Develop basic knowledge of anatomy of the dog, cat, ferret and rabbit. Some previously learned references to ruminants are included. Learn the importance of a clean organized hospital and obtain knowledge that will prepare you for the next stage of animal husbandry.

Groom One (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: University of Guelph
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Guelph, Canada
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The Groom One Certificate has been funded by horsemens&,#146, groups. It is designed to offer you an opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge to become a top-notch groom or caretaker of the equine athlete.

This Certificate program is comprised of four phases.

Phase One is an optional, two-day orientation session to teach hands-on skills for safety, horse handling and the daily routine of a newly employed groom, along with classroom sessions to teach horse health, disease prevention, first aid, risk management and licensing/employment issues.

Phase Two is an employment situation where the individual gains experience in the industry as a groom. Assistance to find entry level employment will be given by the Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA), The Horsemen’s Benevolent Protective Association (HBPA), and the Ontario Equestrian Federation (OEF).

Phase Three is a mandatory 6 month online education course that covers basic horse handling skills, safety, and other priority areas. The six units include The Horse (Identification, Anatomy, Physiology, Gaits, Behaviour), Handling the Horse (Basic safety, basic horse skil... [Read More]

Rider Preparatory

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: University of Guelph Kemptville Campus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Kemptville, Canada
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This course is for riders wanting to complete the Equine Canada/ Ontario Equestrian Federation rider levels. The course consists of:
�Two mounted riding lessons per week
�One in-class riding theory lesson per week

Features
�Mounted classes in a small group setting of 3 �5 riders
�English and Western riding available

Riding Instructor Preparatory

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: University of Guelph Kemptville Campus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Kemptville, Canada
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This course offers students registered in the Equine programs the opportunity to develop both their riding and coaching skills.

This course prepares candidates for the Instructor/ Coaching certification and follows the recommended curriculum of the Equine Canada/ Ontario Equestrian Federation. Upon completion, candidates will be ready to take the instructor of beginners/ competition coach examinations. The course consists of:
�Three mounted lessons per week
�One in-class riding theory lesson per week
�One in-class coaching theory lesson per week

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