This course will highlight what is involved in purchasing, caring for and maintaining your animal during its life.
Many pet owners purchase their pets without fully understanding what is involved in caring for their pet throughout its life.
This course will provide the necessary information to ensure that as a new pet owner you are fully aware of the costs and needs of your pet to ensure that they are looked after well and to promote positive welfare.
Animals that will be discussed are rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, mice, rats.
Please note: this course is suitable for applicants aged 19+
This course will run from 09:00-16:00
What You Will Learn
• Purchasing your pet
• The life span of your pet
• Cost involved
• Suitable housing and husbandry
• Food and nutrition
• Practical handling and restraint
• Health checks
Please bring suitable clothing and lunch.
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