New animal courses available for those who work with dogs
Evidence shows that the UK has a real affinity for pets, and dogs in particular, with a recent Statista report noting that 33% of UK households own a dog.
Since pets are the heart of families, people want to be sure that they are well looked after. The professional pet industry is booming and dog owners want to hire reputable professionals to walk, groom, or babysit their pet when they need to go and leave their dog behind.
Pet owners want to see proof that the people who care for their pets have the latest training and qualifications, as well as insurance, so they can be confident that their pets will be cared for properly. way.
Lantra has worked with several organizations and industry professionals to develop a new series of e-learning courses to help people who are considering starting their own professional pet business.
If you are planning to walk, groom, or babysit a dog, the following classes will be of interest to you.
Canine Communication – this course covers legislation, animal training and learning, understanding and interpreting canine communication, and conflict prevention and management. It is suitable for dog owners, dog walkers and other professionals who work with dogs.
Dog Transport for Pet Professionals – this course covers a range of areas such as legislation, emergency procedures, what to do in case of loss or theft of a pet, how to successfully clean your vehicle and how to check the health of the animal before transporting it. This course is crucial for anyone who transports dogs as part of their business or job.
Dogs and the Law – This course covers your legal obligations with respect to the welfare of a dog, as set out in animal welfare laws. This course is suitable for dog owners or anyone with responsibility for someone else’s dog, such as a dog walker, provider or daycare or boarding house.
Starting a Business for Pet Professionals – this short course covers the legal responsibilities and financial issues you should be aware of if you are considering starting a pet related business.
If you are interested in working with pets, now is the time to start establishing yourself as a companion animal professional, making sure you are trained to the appropriate level with industry recognized qualifications.
To learn more about any of these courses, visit https://elearning.lantra.co.uk/category/7 or contact the Northern Ireland office at [email protected] or 07867 908 171 for more information.