Small Animal Care Skills

Students will be working with a variety of small animals in the learning lab classroom. Explore entry level careers in the pet and companion animal industries.

Work EnvironmentCourse Outline
A person who works with small animals will be expected to work in a pet store environment. Workers must be able to administer daily animal care, maintain proper animal hygiene and properly handle animals. Animal care workers deal with animals and customers in a professional setting.
  • Career building Skills
  • Health and Safety of Animals
  • Proper Handling of Animals
  • Client Communication
  • Medical Record Keeping
  • Animal Care
  • Basic Terminology
  • Individual Animal Care
  • Animal First Aid
  • Proper Usage of Equipment