Animal training courses and schools
Animal Grooming and Training programs, certificates, diplomas and degrees

Total 150 training course(s)/program(s) at schools in United States.

Colorado State University OnlinePlus

Training Center/Campus: Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Phone No.: (877) 491-4336

Animal Breeding

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar  V

Genetics and environment work together to determine animal performance. The challenges for animal breeders are to identify the genetically “best�animal for the traits of interest in their production system and to use that animal appropriately in a breeding program to produce better performing progeny. This course aims to provide students with an understanding of genetic principles underlying animal improvement including elementary population genetics, heritability and repeatability. The course then covers selection response, mating system development, and DNA marker technologies—all from a production systems perspective.

Pet Nutrition

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar  V

An estimated 60% of behavior problems in dogs and cats are diet related. This course strives to provide students with a basic understanding of dietary requirements for healthy, happy companion animals. Topics covered include basic nutrients, nutrient requirements, feeding practices, prescription diets, developments in pet foods, and sources of nutrients for traditional domestic pets as well as exotics, birds, and wildlife.

Range Animal Production and Management

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar  V

This course is of value to anyone interested in organisms that depend on grassland, shrubland, and woodland habitats for food, safety and shelter. Emphasis is on linking the food needs of animals with the potential of the land.

Students can expect the outcomes below from taking this course:
â—?Students will develop a life model for matching the needs of animals to habitat, based on their biology, feeding ecology, and the potential of the land.
â—?Student will be able to evaluate the nutritional attributes of rangeland vegetation to meet the needs of any free-grazing animal. Examples include both domestic and indigenous animals.
â—?Students will gain experience planning landscapes to meet animal needs, using what we know about succession and landscape diversity.

Hunter College

Training Center/Campus: New York City, New York, United States
Phone No.: 212.772.4000

Animal Behavior and Conservation (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The 36-credit program prepares students interested in animal behavior and conservation (ABC) to develop and enhance their research skills and understanding of the behavior of animals, and to acquire credentials for employment in fields related to ABC. This free-standing Master of Arts Program replaces the previous concentration in ABC within the Psychology MA program with no changes in requirements.

Criteria for Admission to the MA in ABC Program

The formal admission requirements are the same of those for the General MA Program. Please note: when reviewing admission requirements, generally a minimum of 12 undergraduate credits in psychology, including one course in statistics and one laboratory course in experimental psychology are required, however, students who have a high undergraduate grade point average and high general GRE scores but lack a full psychology background may apply for admissions. Such students may be required to take preparatory stat... [Read More]

Hollywood Paws

Training Center/Campus: Los Angeles, California, United States
Phone No.: 888-781-STAR (7827)

Basic Obedience Workshop

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This training class focuses on teaching you and your pup basic skills and obedience such as sit, stay, down, and &,quot,on your mark.&,quot, These are great control tools and necessary skill for production and required of all animal actors. Whether you want your dog to have good manners, listen to commands, or take its first steps towards becoming a production ready animal actor, Hollywood Paws&,#146, basic obedience class will help.

Cat Training

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This is the question all cat owners ask themselves on a daily or hourly basis. Cat training is the perfect way to stop you from asking this most common question. We at Hollywood Paws offer cat training programs which will help cat owners exceptionally by turning your cats into well trained and behaved pets and stars.

Here are 4 simple steps on how to achieve the best from cat training!
1. Cats tend to be overactive creatures which when bored cause destruction. You firstly need to set up a play and fun time for your cat to ensure it that he or she is loved. Daily play session and even relaxing massages can help relax your pet cat. All cats need attention and one of the most common problems which are caused by not enough attention is the cat stops using its litter box. Eliminate this problem just by setting up daily playtime sessions.
2. One of the most proven cat training techniques is REWARDS! By helping your cat succeed in daily minor tasks will help yo... [Read More]

Dog Training

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Training your dog can save his life. When you have voice control you can save your dog from a probable disaster. Imagine for example someone accidentally leaves the front door open and you notice your dog walking outside, he can safely be called back in on your command. Or if you’re crossing the street with your dog, you can command him to stay until it’s safe to cross instead of him lunging out into the traffic and possibly getting hurt. Not only will your dog become more responsive through dog training, but you will also have more control of his behavior.

A well behaved and educated dog is a delight to own for he can go practically anywhere with you without being a hassle or danger and makes a great addition to your household without annoying anyone around. Also, a well-mannered dog is more welcomed and appreciated and in turn receives more attention and interaction from family members, visitors, or even a people walking by.

Now, what makes a good dog?... [Read More]

DePaul University

Training Center/Campus: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Phone No.: (312) 362-8000


Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This course will offer a comprehensive examination of the rights afforded to animals as well as a look at the application and enforcement of those rights. Topics will include a history of animal rights, legislation, case law, ethics, lobbying and a discussion of issues confronting major lobbying and activist organizations. Constitutional, land use planning, international and environmental law issues will also be presented. The course will be taught through lecture and extensive class discussion including case and regulation analysis.

Richland College

Training Center/Campus: Dallas, Texas, United States
Phone No.: 972.238.6100

Dog Obedience

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment

Prerequisite: Dogs must be six months or older to participate. Learn techniques for teaching your dog to walk by your side, sit, come on command, stay in place, and have people approach them. Please bring dogs to the first night of class and bring written proof of rabies vaccination.

Veterinary Technical Institute

Training Center/Campus: Naples, Florida, United States
Phone No.: (239) 592-1219

20-Week Small Animal Veterinary Technician (Diploma)

Course Format: Blended  V

Veterinary Technical Institute trains students for a career as a small animal technician through 20-week Small Animal Technician diploma program. The program provides instruction and training in the care and handling of small animals (dogs and cats). The programs are accessible to anyone, regardless of location, as the online distance learning format, combining home study, teleconferencing, and hands-on training in an actual veterinary clinic setting, brings the school to the student. The content of these programs includes small animal physiology, medical and surgical
nursing, anesthesiology, radiology, pharmacology, and clinical laboratory procedures. Basic skills will also be reinforced as appropriate for job

San Diego Mesa College

Training Center/Campus: San Diego, California, United States
Phone No.: 619-388-2672

Animal Nursing Techniques and Anesthesiology

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This lecture course is designed to introduce the second year Animal Health Technology student to veterinary anesthesia, surgical and medical nursing techniques, dental hygiene, emergency first aid, and correct legal documentation. Techniques of intravenous and inhalation anesthesia, surgical asepsis, instrument sterilization, and patient monitoring are presented. Pre operative, operative, post operative, and after care nursing are discussed. Also covered are: fluid therapy, bandaging/splints/casts, and commonly performed medical procedures. Appropriate pharmacological agents are discussed including classification, dosage, method of action, method of administration, dispensing procedures and pharmacy management. Appropriate veterinary medical terminology is included.

Animal Care and Management

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This introductory course provides Animal Health Technology students with practical experience in the basic husbandry of many animal species. Students learn and practice &,quot,essential&,quot, tasks as required by the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Registered Veterinary Technician Exam Committee Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Tasks List. These tasks include methods of housing or caging, nutrition and feeding, sanitation and hygiene in an animal setting, and handling and restraint of the various species. Students are actively involved in the daily care of the program&,#146,s resident animals. Student teams are assigned to a rotation schedule so that every student works with every animal during the semester. Applicable veterinary medical and animal husbandry terminology is included.

Drexel University

Training Center/Campus: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Phone No.: 215-895-2000

Laboratory Animal Science (Master Degree)

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar  V

The Master of Laboratory Animal Science (MLAS) degree is a full-time, two-year program designed for students who want to pursue advanced careers in laboratory animal science or laboratory animal facility management. Most classes are scheduled in the late afternoon and early evening to accommodate working professionals.

The Master of Laboratory Animal Science degree is also a proven enhancement to a veterinary school application. Students take a combination of graduate and first-year medical school courses to improve their qualifications for admission to schools of veterinary medicine.

The Master of Laboratory Animal Science program is the right choice if:

You want to enhance your veterinary school application with the specialization that a master&,#146,s degree provides
You are interested in pursuing career alternatives in biology and animal science other than veterinary medicine
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Cosumnes River College

Training Center/Campus: Sacramento, California, United States
Phone No.: 916-691-7344

Large Animal Nursing

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

A course in restraint, behavior, anesthesia and nursing care of domestic large animal species. Species covered will include horses, cattle, sheep, goats, and swine. Students will learn and have hands on practice in basic restraint, physical examination, oral and injectable medication administration, and blood and urine collection techniques. Instruction is provided through lectures followed by hands on practice and demonstrations at off campus livestock facilities. Students will also receive instruction in the use of restraint equipment and techniques for obstetrical examination and dystocia, administration of and complications associated with large animal anesthesia, tail and leg wrapping, intravenous catheterization, and common husbandry practices including disbudding, tail docking, and castration.

Equine Science

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Equine Science is the study of the principles behind the biology, function, and management of the horse. This program prepares students to develop the skills and knowledge that will help them gain a strong and competitive position in the equine industry.

Many Equine Science graduates aim for a future in horse farm management at breeding facilities, lesson barns, and race and show training stables. Students may also qualify for employment as technologists, consultants, show and race facility managers and staff, high school and community or junior college riding and equine science instructors, government agents, journalists, and sales or service representatives for companies promoting horse feed, health, and care products. Other career opportunities are available through breed associations, humane organizations, agriculture extension services, recreational services, horse publications, and more.

Many of these options require more than two years of college ... [Read More]

World School of Massage and Holistic Healing Arts

Training Centers/Campuses: Pleasanton, San Francisco, California, United States
Phone No.: 415-221-2533

Pet Massage

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment

Pet Massage training courses and programs are available at World School of Massage and Holistic Healing Arts, or it can provide customized training on your request. Please visit the official website of World School of Massage and Holistic Healing Arts or call for details.

Johnson & Wales University Providence Campus

Training Center/Campus: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Phone No.: 1-800-342-5598

Sport Horse Evaluation and Judging

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This course covers the relationship of form to function in the horse. Judging sport horses in hand with respect to conformation and movement are a major area of concentration. Competitive judging format is utilized to place classes of horses and present written reasons. Performance horse judging emphasizes the basic gaits of the dressage horse and the analysis of jumping technique. Ethical business practices of horse sales are discussed.

Equine Business Management-Riding

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Designed for the student who desires a career in teaching, training and/or farm management, the Equine Business Management/Riding bachelor&,#146,s degree program combines riding instruction, specialized academic equine courses and hands-on equine experience with business and general studies courses.

As part of the program, you’ll participate in nine riding classes focusing on dressage and jumping. Each course is individually tailored to your competencies so that you’ll achieve maximum advancement. Another unique feature of the program is the use of Eckart Meyner&,#146,s warm-up routine and exercises to unblock the rider and achieve harmony with the horse. Your riding outcomes will be measured through performance transcript and certificate programs, which validate your progress at three levels of dressage and jumping alike.

Specialized science-based equine classes develop your understanding of the function of the horse with study in anatomy, lamen... [Read More]

Equine Business Management

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Equine Business Management bachelor’s degree program combines equine academic courses and hands-on equine labs with business and general studies courses. The program prepares students for areas of the industry demanding managerial skills, a knowledge of business practice and equine experience.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to demonstrate the ability to
Analyze and format equine nutritional and preventative health plans.
Select and rank sport horses based on conformation and movement and prepare the sport horse for presentation.
Develop an equine facility business plan.
Analyze ethical issues and identify socially responsible business practices in the equine industry.
Understand the international nature of the equine industry.

Specialized science-based equine classes develop the understanding of the functioning of the horse with study in anatomy, lame­ness, physiology, sports therapy, genetics, nutriti... [Read More]

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