Pet Care Course


Online Learning Course available throughout Ireland on Pet Care.


Animal care is vitally important to any pets that you own. Animals can care for themselves, but only to a certain extent! This programme is designed to assist you in understanding and identify the basic needs of an animal.

This course will teach you a fundamental understanding of animal breeds and how to pass on problems or information at an early stage to vets or owners to provide a greater deal of care. It is ideal for pet owners, pet sitters, or individuals who wish to have an in-depth introduction into the field of animal care and management.


  • How important the breed of cat is as a selection criterion
  • Define whether it is possible to train a cat
  • Evaluate the dangers of improper feeding to an animal’s health
  • Points you should consider when buying a horse and the ideal stable
  • Purposes of the correct type of grooming brush for horses
  • How to handle a bird correctly
  • Identify clues and symptoms if a pet is unwell
  • Suitable housing for a pet rabbit
  • The correct way to handle a rabbit
  • Factors to consider when choosing a rabbit
  • Distinguishing characteristics of reptiles and amphibians
  • How you would house, feed and generally care for reptiles & amphibians
  • How to care for guinea pigs, hamsters and mice


  • Effective care planning for yours and other’s pets.
  • Implement the knowledge you learn as soon as you finish the course.
  • Experienced and qualified tutors available to support you throughout your cours.
  • Assessments to back up knowledge as you work your way through the course.

Additional information


1 Year


Android, iPad, iPhone, Mac, Windows


Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 8 or above, Mozilla Firefox, Safari 6 or above


iOS, Mac OS, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8