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Animal Rehoming Course
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Continued Professional Development
This course counts for 60 hours CPD
Too many animals, not enough homes
Module 1 of the animal rehoming course examines the reasons as to why companion animals are given up or abandoned.
The legal requirements associated with rehoming animals
Learn more about current laws and the requirements surrounding animal adoption, including legal ownership, adoption contracts and how the law affects the re-homing process.
Understand how to recognise and respond to the signs of stress.
Gain a basic understanding about companion animal psychology and body language and learn how to keep confined companion animals mentally and physically stimulated.
Animal health & behavioural assessment and good record keeping. Making good matches.
Learn how to assist adopters to find the right animal; gain an understanding of the interview and home checking process.
Advice to prospective owners
Learn essential and valuable information to help you to give advice to others including: Choosing a pet, micro-chipping, neutering, parasite control, vaccinations, grooming, nutrition, exercise and enrichment, lost and found animals and basic information about medication.
Settling animals in their new homes. Follow up after adoption.
Learn how to provide support and prevent returns. Understand the importance of training, socialisation, behavioural advice and other resources for the new owners.
(Course cost is all inclusive of tutoring fees, assessments, materials and course registration)