Certificate in Animal Care

Get Industry Certified in Animal Care

Study the Certificate in Animal Care 100% Online from the comfort of your own home.

  • $28 Per Week

    on a Flexible Payment Plan

  • Study 100% Online

  • 5-Day Satisfaction Guarantee

  • Self-paced

  • No previous experience required

Course Details


Certificate in Animal Care


Enjoy the flexibility of online learning with 12 months of access time to complete your course.


Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated tutor support.

Start Date

Start Anytime

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • A tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance needs.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion, a Statement of Attainment for each module completed and an Academic Transcript.
  • 5-day satisfaction guarantee.
Payment Options

Upfront Payment or a Flexible Payment Plan starting from $28 per week.


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Learn How To Care For & Provide Healthcare for Cats, Dogs, Birds, Rodents, Fish and Reptiles

Are you a certified animal lover? Are you looking for career opportunities where you can work closely with animals such as in a pet store, animal shelter, doggy daycare, veterinary facilities, wildlife sanctuaries, or simply want to become a more responsible fur-parent? Then, the Certificate in Animal Care is the perfect choice for you.

Developed by highly-qualified and experienced professionals such as veterinary surgeons, a former wildlife park manager, and university lecturers, this 100% online certificate course is tailored for anyone who works with or wants to work with dogs, cats, birds, fish, rodents, and reptiles and wants to learn how to care for all types of animals and how to manage animal health care and basic veterinary procedures, disease prevention, and animal first aid.

Detailed animal care modules will educate you about introduction to pet care such as familiarising with different kinds of pets and animal breeds, and animal healthcare including animal behaviour, safety procedures, common health problems in farm animals and pets, preventive healthcare, routine health treatments, health problems in domestic pets, rehabilitation care, and more.

Study from $28 Per Week

Want to study the Certificate in Animal Care but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! This course comes with a super affordable payment plan option. Simply pay as low as $28 per week towards your course until the course is paid off and stress less.

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Careerhouse offers online, industry-relevant short courses. They carefully select and partner with industry leading educators and learning institutions to make relevant, practical and interactive courses available online. Whether you’re looking to upskill, transition to a new industry, start your own business or take your hobby to the next level, Careerhouse can help get you there.

  1. Introduction to Animal Care
  2. Cats
  3. Dogs
  4. Birds
  5. Fish
  6. Rabbits
  7. Reptiles and Amphibians
  8. Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, and Mice
  9. Introduction to Animal Health Care
  10. Common Health Problems in Farm Animals and Pets
  11. Animal Behaviour
  12. Signs of III-Health
  13. Veterinary Facilities
  14. Safety Procedures
  15. Administration of Animal Health
  16. Animal First Aid
  17. Preventive Health Care
  18. Routine Health Treatments
  19. Health Problems in Domestic Pets
  20. Rehabilitation Care
  • Animal Shelter Assistant
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Veterinary Nurse
  • Animal Technician
  • Pet Boarding / Kennel Assistant
  • Wildlife Shelter Assistant or Ranger
  • Pet Shop Assistant
  • Professional Pet-Minder

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