Be part of a dedicated team of professionals in the field of animal care as you develop practical skills and knowledge for employment in veterinary hospitals, animal shelters and kennels. Learn about animal behaviours, nutrition, wellness, handling and basic care procedures. Apply theory to practice with hands-on sessions in specialized facilities including 20 hours of mandatory work experience. Learn more by downloading our information presentation.
Students completing this program online must have a desktop or laptop computer with a working camera, audio and Internet service.Your textbook is included with your tuition and will be provided to you before classes begin.
View the Fall 2023 program guide (online delivery) or the Winter 2024 program guide (in-person delivery).
The program webpages contain extensive information about curriculum, admission, highlights, costs and schedule. Please email your question here if you cannot find what you are looking for on the program page. Be sure to note your program of interest in the subject line. Alternatively, you can make an appointment to meet with an advisor through the online booking system.
I loved the program. The information was very thorough, but also presented in a really accessible way. I was able to find a job really quickly and I love what I do. I’d recommend the certificate to anyone interested in working with animals.
Devin Burton, Animal Care Aide graduate