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Certificate in Caring for Dogs

499.00

Become your own best friend, study, work, & live your passion

Learn what is important in dog care, what should be considered before owning a dog, what constitutes basic training, and the daily requirements that should be factored in when adopting a dog. Discover the pros and cons of food types and learn basic dog care, grooming, behavioural science, and different training methods. Prepare a plan for operating a dog care or consultancy business, and gain a certificate of achievement. Enrol in a dog care course to turn what you love into how you live.

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Course Duration

6 Months Access
| ~90 Study Hours
Study at your own pace – students generally complete one module per-week. See our free course guide for detailed duration information.

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Be awarded with a certificate of achievement on completion of this course.

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I’ve gone from working in a pathology office to now hanging out with some super cute dogs!’ Janet’s journey is far from over, and she has big plans to take her career even further. Ultimately, she hopes to help expand her friend’s business to include mobile grooming, a must-have for many clients in today’s busy world.

CAREER BENEFITS

  • Discover what canines need every day to thrive
  • Know what factors to consider before owning a dog
  • Describe the primary care of dogs, including nutrition & exercise
  • Understand proper hygiene, & preventative health care
  • Pinpoint common diseases in dogs
  • Learn the basic characteristics of different breeds
  • Work towards a career in the dog care industry

COURSE CONTENTS

The Certificate in Caring for Dogs comprises the following 9 courses;

  1. Introduction to Dog Care
  2. Canine Biology
  3. Dog Health Part 1
  4. Dog Health Part 2 -Illnesses and Treatments
  5. Dog Breeds
  6. Breeding
  7. Dog Behaviour and Training
  8. Grooming
  9. Other Dog Services

We donate a portion of all course proceeds to the ISPCA

  • The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) is Ireland’s largest national animal welfare charity, and represents a number of affiliated member societies.  Together the ISPCA and our members help, rescue, treat and responsibly rehome tens of thousands of animals of all different species.
  • The Career Academy donates a portion of all course proceeds to the ISPCA, with the funds going toward their rehabilitation and adoption programs.

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There are no entry requirements or prerequisites to enrol on this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking on “Enrol Now” and following the prompts.  

Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors – call 01 437 8559 or email info@careeracademy.ie

This course costs €499.00 or only €25 per week on a no-deposit, interest-free payment plan. Click here to get started now. 

This course takes approximately 90 hours, and you’ll have up to 6 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week, but if life gets busy, you can apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon completing this course, you could obtain work as a Dog Carer.

Contact a friendly student advisor on 01 437 8559 to learn about potential career outcomes and where our courses could take you. You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

Your course is delivered through our online learning platform, which you can access from any web browser 24/7 to work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the necessary resources at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates; you can start whenever you are ready, and your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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Absolutely! You’ve got a 14-day cooling-off period (trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to review all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money-back guarantee*.

This dog care course is an excellent way to learn more about what it takes to care for canines. The Career Academy Certificate in Caring for Dogs covers breeding, behaviour, training and grooming.

* Excluding €25 administration fee