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Animal Care Training
Animal Care Training with Vet Assistant and Pet Grooming

Animal Care Training:

Veterinary Assistant Training &
Professional Pet Groomer Training: From the Novice to the Professional

Veterinary Assistant Training

Huskie dog in a vets office

This course series consisting of 5 non-credit courses with 150 hours of training will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills needed for an entry-level position in a veterinary hospital.

Courses must be taken in order and upon successful completion of all the courses, you will receive a Continuing Education Certificate. The Training is approved and supported as a formal training for persons working in a supportive position to veterinary technicians and veterinarians by the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association.

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Professional Pet or Dog Training Program

New: Professional Pet/Dog Training Program

Do you love dogs? Do you want to work in the growing pet industry? Then this 120-hour training program, in 4 modules, may be just the right fit for you. In this program you will be introduced to the pet/dog training industry and what it takes to succeed, enjoy, and fulfill the dream of working wit dogs and their owners. Subjects covered will include breed identification, evaluating dogs, building a training plan, introduction to common training tools, obedience training and confidence building. This program will give you the tools to prepare you as an employee in the pet/dog training industry or to eventually run your own business.

This course is being taught by Andrew Fraser, owner of Dogizone Rockville, Maryland. Mr. Fraser is recognized as a Certified Professional Dog Trainer by the International Association of Canine Professionals, a Pet Tech First Aid and CPR instructor as well as a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. Learn more.

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  • Tracy Singleton, Program Manager
  • Montgomery College, Workforce Development & Continuing Education
  • 12 South Summit Ave. 4th Floor
  • Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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