Animal Welfare – Shelter and Kennel Care Professional

Program Description

Animal Shelter and Kennel Care Professional 

Instructors: Sam DeYoung (RI County Animal Care and Control Shelter) & Dr. Chelsea Clinton (Oak Knoll Animal Hospital)

(Ages 16 and older)  Explore the many duties performed in an animal shelter as you prepare for an entry-level position at a shelter or kennel. This course has been designed to deliver information from the experts and will cover topics such as shelter regulations, client interactions, compassion fatigue, animal assessment, handling, shelter/kennel care, disease prevention and control, and adoption procedure. Required: Job shadow to be scheduled with the RI County Animal Care.

Optional textbook is available at before the first class.

8 Thursdays        Apr. 16 – June 4          5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

CRN 10906         RI Animal Care           Tuition Fee $395

Rock Island County Animal Care and Control Shelter, 4001 78th Ave, Moline


Textbook Purchasing Procedure

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