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About This Course
What you will learn
  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • Horses
  • Birds
  • Rabbits
  • Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, and Mice

Study Animal Care Online Course; Understand the basic needs of animals

Our Animal Care Online Course is designed to assist the student in understanding the basic needs of animals; from the information provided, to obtain a better understanding of animal profile and then be able to identify their needs. Students will then be able to comfortably understand animal breeds and at an early stage pass on any problems or information to vets or owners to provide a greater deal of care.

The Animal Care Courses are not designed as a veterinary assistants course, but rather as a possible introduction to the field of animal care and hopefully in the future encourage you to consider a career in animal management.

Animal Care Online Course - Requirements

The Animal Care Online Course is delivered 100 percent online.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Animal Care Online Course
  3. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  4. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  5. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Animal Care Online Course Outline

Animal Care Online Certificate Course

Unit One: Cats

Cats are considered an excellent choice for a pet, especially for people who live in confined spaces. They require less attention since they tend to their own needs in that regard, and they are independent and aloof.

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Learning Outcome
  • Discuss how important the breed of cat is as a selection criterion.
  • Describe what impact improper feeding can have on a cat's health.
  • Identify common ailments that a cat may suffer.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Cat Breeds
  1. Longhaired Cats
  2. Semi-Longhaired Cats
  3. British Shorthaired Cat
  4. European Shorthaired Cat
  5. Shorthaired Cats: Western
  6. Siamese Shorthaired Cat
  7. Oriental Shorthaired Cat
  • Selection
  • Breed
  • Sex
  • Housing
  • General Care
  1. Feeding
  2. Training
  3. Travelling 
  4. Caring for Your Sick Cat
  5. Temperature Chart
  6. Common Ailments
  7. Abdominal Distension
  8. Abscesses
  9. Anemia
  10. Breathing Problem
  11. Constipation
  12. Coughing
  13. Diarrhea
  14. Feline Enteritis
  15. Feline Respiratory Disorder
  16. Skin Disorders 
  17. Ticks

Unit Two: Dogs

Dogs are the most faithful and dependable companion of man and are generally excellent with children. 

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Distinguish between breeds of dog.
  • Understand the danger of overfeeding.
  • Identify the types of genetic diseases that a dog can inherit.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Common Breeds
  1. Herding Breeds
  2. Mastiff Breeds
  3. Large Working Breeds
  4. Sledge Dogs
  5. The Hounds
  6. Gundogs: Setters & Pointers
  7. Trackers
  8. Coursers
  9. Bloodhounds & Retrievers
  10. Dachshunds & Terriers
  11. Toy & Utility Breeds
  12. Toy Spaniels 
  13. Pinchers & Griffons
  14. Oriental Breeds
  15. Exotic Breeds
  • Selection
  • Breed
  • Sex
  • Housing
  • Feeding
  1. The Dangers of Overfeeding
  2. Inadequate Feeding
  3. Canine Nutrition
  • General Care
  1. Exercise
  2. Grooming
  3. Training
  4. Travelling
  5. Caring for the Sick Dog
  • Common Genetic Disorder of the Dog

Unit Three: Horses

It is essential to consider the want of getting a horse because, unlike other animals, it is not a pet. They are too expensive to be classified as a pet, and they are meant to be loved and cherished not only to be admired and kept.

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Discuss points you should consider when buying a horse
  • Define conformation
  • Explain how to determine the age of a horse by its teeth
  • Identify the common ailments that affect horses.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Selection and Breed
  • Terms Applied to Horses
  • Determining Age
  • Housing & Paddocks
  1. Stables
  2. Fencing
  3. Releasing Horses
  • Feeding
  • General Care
  1. Exercise
  2. Grooming
  3. Handling
  4. Transport
  5. Caring for the Sick Horse
  • Common Ailments
  1. Abscesses
  2. African Horse Sickness
  3. Anemia
  4. Colic
  5. Fly Bites
  6. Infectious Diseases
  7. Worms & Worming

Unit Four: Birds

Birds are an excellent compromise for a pet, but it also requires much research to have a better understanding of how to tend to their needs.

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Identify the main distinguishing parts of a bird.
  • Describe how a bird should be housed
  • Identify suitable materials for nesting.
  • Identify common ailments in birds

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Selection and Breeding
  • Housing
  • The Large Open Aviary
  • The Large Enclosed Aviary
  • The Smaller Aviary
  • Smaller Indoor Cages
  • Perches
  • Materials for Nesting
  • Waterers
  • Feeders
  • Dirt Baths 
  • Location
  • General Care
  • Parasites
  • Catching and Handling
  • Caring of the Sick Bird
  • Common Ailments
  1. Alopecia
  2. Apoplexy (Coma)
  3. Aspergillosis
  4. Breathlessness
  5. Constipation
  6. Canary Pox
  7. Asthma
  8. Infectious Bronchitis
  9. Lesions
  10. Emphysema
  11. Thyroid Condition

Unit Five: Rabbits

Rabbits have been kept as pets for over a long period, and often they are playful and very tame, yet it is not easy to house train them. They are classified as rodents, and just like other rodents, they need to gnaw on something to sharpen their teeth frequently. 

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Identify the three main types of rabbit and how they can be housed.
  • Understand the feeding of a rabbit during pregnancy
  • Describe the correct way to handle a rabbit.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Selection and Breed
  • Housing
  • Feeding
  • Amounts of Food
  • Number of Feeds
  • General Care
  1. Grooming
  2. Handling
  3. Molting
  4. Transport
  5. Breeding
  6. Caring for the Sick Rabbit
  • Common Ailments
  1. Coccidiosis
  2. Snuffles
  3. Myxomatosis
  4. Sore Hocks
  5. Pasteurellosis
  6. Ear Canker
  7. Heat Stroke
  8. Cannibalism

Unit Six: Reptiles and Amphibians

Reptiles are large in shape, size, and form. A specific thing that reptiles all share is that they all have a skeleton breathe air and they have dry skins that are covered with some form of scales.

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Explain the distinguishing characteristics of reptiles and amphibians
  • Describe how you would house reptiles or amphibians
  • Identify the tools required to clean a terrarium.

Unit Seven: Guinea Pigs, Hamsters and Mice 

Rodents are the cheapest and most easily available small mammals, so they are commonly kept by beginners. Nearly all of them exist in the wild- the Guinea Pig, an animal kept by Peruvian Indians for food and sacrifices in religious ceremonies, is the only one to have undergone a long history of co-existence with people.

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Explain why to choose a rodent as a pet
  • Understand how to care for rodents
  • Identify common ailments that affect a guinea pig, hamster or mouse
Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate.

This Certificate is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers, and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

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Units of Study

Module 1 – Cats

  • Discuss how important the breed of cat is as a selection criterion.
  • Describe what impact improper feeding can have on a cat's health.
  • Define whether it is possible to train a cat.

Module 2 – Dogs

  • Evaluate the dangers of inadequate feeding and overfeeding.
  • Investigate canine nutrition.
  • Discuss exercise.
  • Define grooming.
  • Analyse how a disease/illness is identified.

Module 3 – Horses

  • Discuss points you should consider when buying a horse.
  • Define conformation.
  • Describe the ideal stable.
  • List for what purposes you would use a dandy brush.
  • List for what purposes you would use a body brush.
  • Identify the symptoms of Colic.     

Module 4 – Birds

  • Describe the varieties of housing available to the bird keeper.
  • Explain how to handle a bird correctly.
  • Identify what clues you would look for if a bird seemed unwell.
  • Discuss how you would identify and treat constipation.

Module 5 – Rabbits

  • Analyse the factors that one might need to consider when choosing a rabbit.
  • Discuss suitable housing for a pet rabbit.
  • Define a healthy diet for an adult working buck and investigate why caution is necessary when feeding fresh plants to your rabbits.
  • Describe the correct way to handle a rabbit.
  • Identify some common ailments a rabbit might suffer from.  

Module 6 – Reptiles and Amphibians

  • Explain the distinguishing characteristics of reptiles and amphibians.
  • Describe how you would house reptiles or amphibians.
  • Discuss how you would generally care for reptiles/amphibians.
  • Evaluate feeding routines.

Module 7 – Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, and Mice                   

  • Describe suitable housing for a guinea pig.
  • Evaluate what temperature guinea pigs should be kept at and discuss what happens if the temperature drops.
  • Analyse what food should you never feed to a guinea pig and explain why.
  • Explain what can happen if a female hamster with a litter is disturbed and how can this be avoided.
Requirements

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

Microsoft Windows XP, or laterModern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

OSX/iOS 6 or laterModern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or fasterFlash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

  • Delivery: Online
  • Access: Unlimited Lifetime
  • Time: Study at your own pace
  • Duration: 8 to 10 Hours
  • Assessments: Yes
  • Qualification: Certificate
About This Course
What you will learn
  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • Horses
  • Birds
  • Rabbits
  • Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, and Mice

Study Animal Care Online Course; Understand the basic needs of animals

Our Animal Care Online Course is designed to assist the student in understanding the basic needs of animals; from the information provided, to obtain a better understanding of animal profile and then be able to identify their needs. Students will then be able to comfortably understand animal breeds and at an early stage pass on any problems or information to vets or owners to provide a greater deal of care.

The Animal Care Courses are not designed as a veterinary assistants course, but rather as a possible introduction to the field of animal care and hopefully in the future encourage you to consider a career in animal management.

Animal Care Online Course - Requirements

The Animal Care Online Course is delivered 100 percent online.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Animal Care Online Course
  3. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  4. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  5. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Animal Care Online Course Outline

Animal Care Online Certificate Course

Unit One: Cats

Cats are considered an excellent choice for a pet, especially for people who live in confined spaces. They require less attention since they tend to their own needs in that regard, and they are independent and aloof.

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Learning Outcome
  • Discuss how important the breed of cat is as a selection criterion.
  • Describe what impact improper feeding can have on a cat's health.
  • Identify common ailments that a cat may suffer.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Cat Breeds
  1. Longhaired Cats
  2. Semi-Longhaired Cats
  3. British Shorthaired Cat
  4. European Shorthaired Cat
  5. Shorthaired Cats: Western
  6. Siamese Shorthaired Cat
  7. Oriental Shorthaired Cat
  • Selection
  • Breed
  • Sex
  • Housing
  • General Care
  1. Feeding
  2. Training
  3. Travelling 
  4. Caring for Your Sick Cat
  5. Temperature Chart
  6. Common Ailments
  7. Abdominal Distension
  8. Abscesses
  9. Anemia
  10. Breathing Problem
  11. Constipation
  12. Coughing
  13. Diarrhea
  14. Feline Enteritis
  15. Feline Respiratory Disorder
  16. Skin Disorders 
  17. Ticks

Unit Two: Dogs

Dogs are the most faithful and dependable companion of man and are generally excellent with children. 

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Distinguish between breeds of dog.
  • Understand the danger of overfeeding.
  • Identify the types of genetic diseases that a dog can inherit.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Common Breeds
  1. Herding Breeds
  2. Mastiff Breeds
  3. Large Working Breeds
  4. Sledge Dogs
  5. The Hounds
  6. Gundogs: Setters & Pointers
  7. Trackers
  8. Coursers
  9. Bloodhounds & Retrievers
  10. Dachshunds & Terriers
  11. Toy & Utility Breeds
  12. Toy Spaniels 
  13. Pinchers & Griffons
  14. Oriental Breeds
  15. Exotic Breeds
  • Selection
  • Breed
  • Sex
  • Housing
  • Feeding
  1. The Dangers of Overfeeding
  2. Inadequate Feeding
  3. Canine Nutrition
  • General Care
  1. Exercise
  2. Grooming
  3. Training
  4. Travelling
  5. Caring for the Sick Dog
  • Common Genetic Disorder of the Dog

Unit Three: Horses

It is essential to consider the want of getting a horse because, unlike other animals, it is not a pet. They are too expensive to be classified as a pet, and they are meant to be loved and cherished not only to be admired and kept.

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Discuss points you should consider when buying a horse
  • Define conformation
  • Explain how to determine the age of a horse by its teeth
  • Identify the common ailments that affect horses.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Selection and Breed
  • Terms Applied to Horses
  • Determining Age
  • Housing & Paddocks
  1. Stables
  2. Fencing
  3. Releasing Horses
  • Feeding
  • General Care
  1. Exercise
  2. Grooming
  3. Handling
  4. Transport
  5. Caring for the Sick Horse
  • Common Ailments
  1. Abscesses
  2. African Horse Sickness
  3. Anemia
  4. Colic
  5. Fly Bites
  6. Infectious Diseases
  7. Worms & Worming

Unit Four: Birds

Birds are an excellent compromise for a pet, but it also requires much research to have a better understanding of how to tend to their needs.

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Identify the main distinguishing parts of a bird.
  • Describe how a bird should be housed
  • Identify suitable materials for nesting.
  • Identify common ailments in birds

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Selection and Breeding
  • Housing
  • The Large Open Aviary
  • The Large Enclosed Aviary
  • The Smaller Aviary
  • Smaller Indoor Cages
  • Perches
  • Materials for Nesting
  • Waterers
  • Feeders
  • Dirt Baths 
  • Location
  • General Care
  • Parasites
  • Catching and Handling
  • Caring of the Sick Bird
  • Common Ailments
  1. Alopecia
  2. Apoplexy (Coma)
  3. Aspergillosis
  4. Breathlessness
  5. Constipation
  6. Canary Pox
  7. Asthma
  8. Infectious Bronchitis
  9. Lesions
  10. Emphysema
  11. Thyroid Condition

Unit Five: Rabbits

Rabbits have been kept as pets for over a long period, and often they are playful and very tame, yet it is not easy to house train them. They are classified as rodents, and just like other rodents, they need to gnaw on something to sharpen their teeth frequently. 

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Identify the three main types of rabbit and how they can be housed.
  • Understand the feeding of a rabbit during pregnancy
  • Describe the correct way to handle a rabbit.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Selection and Breed
  • Housing
  • Feeding
  • Amounts of Food
  • Number of Feeds
  • General Care
  1. Grooming
  2. Handling
  3. Molting
  4. Transport
  5. Breeding
  6. Caring for the Sick Rabbit
  • Common Ailments
  1. Coccidiosis
  2. Snuffles
  3. Myxomatosis
  4. Sore Hocks
  5. Pasteurellosis
  6. Ear Canker
  7. Heat Stroke
  8. Cannibalism

Unit Six: Reptiles and Amphibians

Reptiles are large in shape, size, and form. A specific thing that reptiles all share is that they all have a skeleton breathe air and they have dry skins that are covered with some form of scales.

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Explain the distinguishing characteristics of reptiles and amphibians
  • Describe how you would house reptiles or amphibians
  • Identify the tools required to clean a terrarium.

Unit Seven: Guinea Pigs, Hamsters and Mice 

Rodents are the cheapest and most easily available small mammals, so they are commonly kept by beginners. Nearly all of them exist in the wild- the Guinea Pig, an animal kept by Peruvian Indians for food and sacrifices in religious ceremonies, is the only one to have undergone a long history of co-existence with people.

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Explain why to choose a rodent as a pet
  • Understand how to care for rodents
  • Identify common ailments that affect a guinea pig, hamster or mouse
Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate.

This Certificate is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers, and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

Show More Hide
Units of Study

Module 1 – Cats

  • Discuss how important the breed of cat is as a selection criterion.
  • Describe what impact improper feeding can have on a cat's health.
  • Define whether it is possible to train a cat.

Module 2 – Dogs

  • Evaluate the dangers of inadequate feeding and overfeeding.
  • Investigate canine nutrition.
  • Discuss exercise.
  • Define grooming.
  • Analyse how a disease/illness is identified.

Module 3 – Horses

  • Discuss points you should consider when buying a horse.
  • Define conformation.
  • Describe the ideal stable.
  • List for what purposes you would use a dandy brush.
  • List for what purposes you would use a body brush.
  • Identify the symptoms of Colic.     

Module 4 – Birds

  • Describe the varieties of housing available to the bird keeper.
  • Explain how to handle a bird correctly.
  • Identify what clues you would look for if a bird seemed unwell.
  • Discuss how you would identify and treat constipation.

Module 5 – Rabbits

  • Analyse the factors that one might need to consider when choosing a rabbit.
  • Discuss suitable housing for a pet rabbit.
  • Define a healthy diet for an adult working buck and investigate why caution is necessary when feeding fresh plants to your rabbits.
  • Describe the correct way to handle a rabbit.
  • Identify some common ailments a rabbit might suffer from.  

Module 6 – Reptiles and Amphibians

  • Explain the distinguishing characteristics of reptiles and amphibians.
  • Describe how you would house reptiles or amphibians.
  • Discuss how you would generally care for reptiles/amphibians.
  • Evaluate feeding routines.

Module 7 – Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, and Mice                   

  • Describe suitable housing for a guinea pig.
  • Evaluate what temperature guinea pigs should be kept at and discuss what happens if the temperature drops.
  • Analyse what food should you never feed to a guinea pig and explain why.
  • Explain what can happen if a female hamster with a litter is disturbed and how can this be avoided.
Requirements

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

Microsoft Windows XP, or laterModern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

OSX/iOS 6 or laterModern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or fasterFlash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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