Animal training courses and schools
Animal Grooming and Training programs, certificates, diplomas and degrees

Total 67 training course(s)/program(s) at schools in Canada.



College of Extended Learning - UNB

Training Centre/Campus: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Phone No.: 1-866-599-4646

Pampered Pooch - Basic Grooming and Care

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This introductory course is designed for pet owners who would like to learn basic techniques in grooming maintenance and basic care of their precious pet. In this course you will be learning: dog handling, brushing/combing, useful tools, nail trimming and foot care, ear cleaning and maintenance, anal gland inspection and checking as well as parasite detection and recognition. Dog nutrition, oral health care and basic first aid may also be discussed.

Grooming Fido Workshop

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Keep Fido looking his best with this introductory dog grooming course. Grooming is one of your dog&,#146,s basic needs and an important part of dog ownership. Just like people, dogs need physical maintenance to look and feel their best. You&,#146,ll learn about basic nail, foot, eye, ear and coat care. Dog nutrition and basic first aid will also be discussed.

The instructor Angela Hopkins will use her demonstration dogs for the workshop.


Brendas Academy of Professional Dog Grooming

Training Centre/Campus: Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Phone No.: 506-858-9947

Dog Grooming

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The test of time has proven that a minimum of 16 weeks is necessary to sufficiently teach the basics of grooming and instill in each student that extra sense of confidence needed to groom professionally.

At Brenda’s Academy of Professional Dog Grooming in Moncton, our philosophy places major emphasis on building grooming skills through actual practical classroom experience. After an initial orientation session, students work on live dogs under close supervision by the instructors. Students are given extensive individual guidance, and class size is limited to provide maximum attention to each student.


University of the Fraser Valley Continuing Studies

Training Centres/Campuses: Abbotsford, Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 604-851-6324

Animal Grooming

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment

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: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment

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.


University of the Fraser Valley

Training Centres/Campuses: Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 604-504-7441

Livestock Production (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

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 agric... [Read More]


North Island College

Training Centres/Campuses: Campbell River, Courtenay, Port Alberni, Port Hardy, Ucluelet, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 1-800-715-0914

Animal Care Aide (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V


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.


Vancouver Island University

Training Centre/Campus: Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 1-888-920-2221

Animal Care Aide (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

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 ... [Read More]


Douglas College Continuing Education

Training Centre/Campus: New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 604 527 5400

Grooming, Handling and Restraint

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V


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: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

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.
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St. Clair College Continuing Education

Training Centre/Campus: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Phone No.: 1-800-387-0524

DOG OBEDIENCE

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

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.


St. Clair College

Training Centre/Campus: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Phone No.: 1-800-387-0524

Exotic Pet Care

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment

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.


Sheridan College

Training Centres/Campuses: Brampton, Mississauga, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Phone No.: 905-845-9430

Animal Grooming

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

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.

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