Sheridan’s Animal Care Program
prepares you to work as part of a professional team in such locations as veterinary clinics, shelters, grooming businesses, wildlife rehabilitation facilities, dog daycare facilities, pet shops, zoos and other such animal facilities.
In the program you will study such subjects as animal anatomy, nutrition, domestic animal science, exotic animal science, animal grooming, animal nursing procedures and animal handling.
The Animal Care Program
is ideal for you if you have a technical interest in animals, are patient, conscientious, attentive to detail, highly motivated and dedicated.
The Sheridan Animal Centre, where many lab activities will take place, is accredited by the Canadian Council on Animal Care with a Good Animal Practice Certification (GAP).
You can expect to work with live animals under supervision to demonstrate and practice skills such as:
- Handling and restraint techniques
- Animal husbandry
- Veterinary simulation exercises
CODE TITLE CREDITS
SCIE 13796 Animal Grooming 3
NURS 13796 Animal Nursing Fundamentals 3
SCIE 18263 Animal Centre Duty 3
SCIE 13636 Domestic Animal Science 3
PHIL 18836 Animal Ethics 3
COMM 19999 Essential Communication Skills 3
SCIE 18634 Animal Facility Management 2
SCIE 10009 Exotic Animal Science 3
FLPL 14092 Field Placement 4
ANAT 14717 Animal Anatomy and Physiology 3
GNED General Education Elective (Intensive or Distance) 3
SCIE 26693 Clinical Operations 3
SCIE 25142 Animal Wellness 3
SCIE 26529 Advanced Grooming Lab 2
Note: Courses subject to change.