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Canine Rescue Administration Course.      Purchase 


Turn your Passion for helping dogs into a voluntary or professional career. Any one can start a new rescue but few of them are still around in a year or two. Why settle for something that will always be relegated to a hobby that is difficult to sustain rather than make a career out of helping animals? This course helps you to understand what it takes to be successful,avoid many of the pitfalls and how to have fun along the way as you do the very best for the dogs and the people who will take them. 


Possible Career Opportunities


  1. Owning or administration of a  Canine Rescue 
  2. Management of a Canine Rescue Group or shelter 
  3. Rescue worker training
  4. Consultancy. 



Course duration: on average 12 months home study.
Maximum Time allowed 24 months from purchase date.



Qualification on completion – MDBA Certificate of Achievement. 



Entry requirements


Students must have basic English literacy and numeracy skills.



Minimum education


Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.


Computer requirements


Students will need access to a computer and the internet.


Fees - $300 – Member Discount Less $60 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for discount codes Purchase this course 


Course Overview

This course is designed for anyone who is involved or who is considering being involved in administration of a Canine rescue.
Students will learn all aspects and issues involving working in rescue on a voluntary or professional level and setting up and running their own rescue organization.


Unit 1
The history of animal welfare including principals and background to ethics, morals and how and why legislation has come about. Legislative procedures and legal issues involved for rescuers.

Unit 2
Disease spread and control, common health problems, acquired and transmitted ailments, pre and post operative care,

Unit 3
handling and basic grooming

Unit 4
Animal accommodation and cleaning and feeding infection control and contaminants

Unit 5
Students will learn how to assess and evaluate a rescue dog, overview of common behavioural issues, and assessment of individual dog needs and requirements

Unit 6
Students will learn what things they need to set up their own rescue service, planning, policies How to complete background checks, screening and interviews, setting fees, costs and expenses and how to network.

Unit 7

Students will learn Management of staff and volunteers, strategic planning, fundraising



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