Animal and Pet Care Courses

Summer 2014


Vet Assistant Training Prac

This course consists of 50 hours of combined training including hands-on classroom training, field trips, clinical visits, Humane Society volunteer work, and clinical observations. Students must be available some mornings and have a flexible schedule to attend training and field trips as arranged.

Fee: $299 Senior Adult Fee: $180 Materials Fee: $150 Registration Fee: $8

PET-035-B | 08/11/14-09/15/14 | K. Tracey | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Fall 2014


Professional Pet Grooming

This course is the first of three courses needed to complete Professional Pet Groomer Training. Students must also complete Professional Pet Groomer Practices Part I and Part II. This course covers the fundamental principles and terminology of pet grooming including grooming equipment, animal behavior and handling, dog anatomy, breed classes, CPR, cat review, hair and skin disorders, and familiarization with grooming room set-up. This course is a prerequisite before clipping in Professional pet Groomer Practices, Part I. (Textbook included in materials fee)

Fee: $367 Materials Fee: $195 Registration Fee: $8

PET-011-C | 09/16/14-11/18/14 | L. Sweeney | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Vet Assistant Principles II

Pre-requisite Veterinary Assistant Part I. This course offers more advanced topics for students able to complete basic veterinary assistant material. Topics include: animal nutrition and disease, medication for veterinary assistants, fluid therapy, clinical procedures, anesthesia, surgery, emergency care and pet CPR. (Textbook included in the materials fee)

Fee: $299 Senior Adult Fee: $179 Materials Fee: $150 Registration Fee: $8

PET-037-C | 09/22/14-12/13/14 | K. Tracey | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Animal Care Office Professiona

Train to work at a Veterinary office front desk, animal shelter front desk, pet groomer front desk or any animal related office position or improve your current skills if you are currently employed in such a position. The course covers administrative responsibility, care and maintenance of the veterinary facility, admissions, discharge, record keeping, patient confidentiality, patient billing and many other related tasks. Improve your people skills and become comfortable greeting and handling difficult situations. Textbook is included in material fee.

Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $276 Registration Fee: $8

PET-040-C | 09/25/14-11/13/14 | L. Sweeney | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register