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Companion Animal Care

Course: Companion Animal Care

Level: All Levels

Description: This programme aims to educate pet owners in the holistic care of their companion animals. It will also introduce participants to different careers in animal care, e.g. veterinary medicine/nursing, professional grooming, running a kennels/cattery, offering a professional petsitting or dogwalking service, etc.

Course Content: INDICATIVE CONTENT

1. Basic Anatomy

Demystifying diseases, common problems and how to prevent injuries/illness.

2. Diet, Nutrition and Exercise

Healthy diet, forbidden/toxic foods, food allergies.

3. Health and Welfare

Costs of pet ownership, preventing diseases, Control of Dogs Act explained.

4. Animal Behaviour and Training

Basic commands and how to teach them.

5. First Aid

What to do in an emergency and who to call.

6. Careers

PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOME

On successful completion of this programme, the participant will be introduced to best practice in animal care and be competent in their abilities to provide this care. They will also learn of the various career opportunities should they wish to gain further education in this line of study.

Tutor: Aine Whelan, Registered Veterinary Nurse

Fee: €70

Duration: 6 Weeks

Location: Colaiste Chathail Naofa, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.

Start Date: 6th February 2018

Class Time: 7.00-9.00pm

Contact: Coláiste Chathail Naofa,
Youghal Road, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.

Email: ccn@wwetb.ie    Tel: 058 41184

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