Category "Animal Health"

  • DIY Dog Grooming

    There are many reasons regularly grooming your dog is important. A few are changing climates, avoiding stinky, matted hair, and flea and tick control. Our DIY Dog Grooming course will explain the proper steps for professionally grooming your pets – all from the comfort of your home. You’ll be introduced to a number of grooming tools, techniques for bathing and trimming, and cleaning up after common problems, such as dirt and paint. We’ll also discuss how to use items from your pantry – such as essential oils and making your own dry shampoo and leave-in conditioners.
  • First Aid for Dogs and Cats

    When your dog or cat is injured or sick, accurate assessment of the situation and quick treatment is vital to recovery. It is important to be prepared for even the most common injuries and have the necessary supplies available at all times. Our First Aid for Dogs and Cats course provides a comprehensive guide to keep your pet healthy. This course covers medications, proper dosages, common illnesses and injuries, such as burns, breathing problems, wound care and much more.
  • Discover a Career as a Veterinary Assistant

    Becoming a Veterinary Assistant can be a rewarding career in which you have the potential to make a difference in the lives of animals and the people who love them. This course provides an overview of the history of veterinary medicine and the overall day to day operations in a hospital or clinic setting. You will be introduced to basic skills such as maintaining medical records, pet health care such as grooming and dental practices, and potential diseases that affect animals. The field of veterinary medicine is constantly growing and the job outlook is increasing.
  • Farm Animals and Their Health

    Many people are returning to their roots these days and venturing into one of the oldest professions - farming - but on a smaller scale. Small scale farming is a viable source of side income as well as a great family food source. This course will provide you with resources and information needed to start raising, caring for and profiting from small animals and cattle. You will gain information about every aspect of raising farm animals, from selecting the right animals to harvesting and butchering.