Learn the Foundations of Companion Animal Care

You can study this course for just €25 per week on an Interest-Free Payment Plan.


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    Only €25 per week.

Course Details


Course Name – Foundations of Companion Animal Care

Course Duration – Self-paced Learning. This course is 100 hours in duration, but you have up to 6 months to complete the course.

How It’s Delivered – Online

Start Date Start Anytime

Course Provider The Career Academy

The Career Academy is Internationally Recognised by the International Approval and Registration Council

– Weekly interest free payment plan (€25 per week).
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– Upfront Payment of €399.

This course covers the following modules

  • Introduction to Animal Care
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Husbandry of Dogs
  • Husbandry of Other Species
  • Common Diseases of Dogs
  • Common Diseases of Other Species
  • First Aid, Accidents and Emergencies
  • Handling and Safety
  • Health Care of Pets
  • Training and Behaviour

Animal Care


Whether you’re currently working with animals, looking to work with animals in the future, or simply love animals and want to provide them with the best care possible; this is the course for you. Our certificate in animal care is a great way to work toward your goals and improve your skills in caring for companion animals.

You will start off by studying the science behind how the body works; and then receive a broad understanding of the theory behind many the aspects of pet care, including diet, environment, hygiene, training, safe handling and recognising common health issues.

The course covers a variety of pets including dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, rodents and fish.

Study for Just €25 per Week!
Plus did you know its super affordable to study Animal Care? You can study this course for just €25 per week, on an interest-free payment plan. Plus this course has a low course cost so you won’t have to fork out thousands of Euros to upgrade your skills. Want to know more? Simply make an inquiry now.

Key benefits

  • Gain a greater understanding of managing and caring for a variety of pets including dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, rodents and fish.
  • Identify common signs of ill health.
  • Develop a broader awareness of health issues in domestic pets.
  • Examine the basic biology and structure of animals.
  • Learn basic fundamental theories behind training and handling companion animals.
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