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Advanced Care and Management (Advanced Short course, Level 3)
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Course Summary:

This course explores the physical and psychological development of dogs and cats throughout their lives. Over two sections, students will cover the effects that a range of factors, including environment and socialisation, can have on the development of domestic cats and dogs. This will equip students with the knowledge they need to provide high standards of care.

This Advanced Short Course is perfect for learners who want to delve deeper into this area, as well as those already working in the animal care sector looking to further their professional development.

You’ll receive your first unit as soon as you enrol, so you can start whenever you want, and progress through the course at your own pace, studying when and where you choose.

Our Support Promise:

You can phone or email your tutor at any point during your course – to ask questions, for advice, encouragement or to draw on their wealth of

You can also contact the support team who are here to help you Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

What you will Learn

Section 1 

  • Birth and the early weeks
  • Vaccination
  • Growing to adult
  • Learning the language
  • Reaching adulthood
  • The middle years
  • The special needs of the elderly dog and cat
  • Grooming
  • Essential equipment

 Section 2 

  • Socialisation
  • Dealing with stress
  • The importance of play
  • The objectives of dog training
  • Dangers in house and garden
  • Boarding kennels and catteries
  • Other holiday alternatives
  • Insurance
  • Hobbies and interests