Exotic Animal Care

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£19 inc VAT (was £249)
Offer ends 17 October 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
6 Months
No formal qualification
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  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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Exotic Animal Care

Course Details:

Are you passionate about exotic animals and looking forward to working with them? Then this is the apt course for you to take. If you are a person who has plans to enter this particular line, then all the details that you should know regarding exotic animals and the care they require are provided by this course. On completion of the course, you would have gained a detailed and comprehensive learning experience of the subject.

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Various aspects on handling exotic animals are covered by the course. Details regarding their behavior, diet and nutrition, housing and medical conditions that may require special care are included in the course. Apart from a brief introduction to various species of exotic animals and their peculiarities, the best way of handling the different animals is also discussed. Briefly put, different aspects of handling exotic animals are covered by the course in detail.


· Introduction to exotic animals

· Zoonotic Diseases

· Exotic Animals- Introduction to small mammals

· Small Mammals as Exotic animals- Ferrets

· Small Mammals as Exotic pets - Rabbits

· Small Mammals as Exotic pets – Guinea Pigs

· Avian as Exotic Pets

· Exotic Pets – Reptiles

· Exotic Pets- Amphibians

· Exotic Pets- Scorpions

Who is this course for?

Whether you want to pursue a career working with exotic animals or simply want to know more about looking after your new pet, you'll gain a fascinating insight into caring for these unique animals. This course will cover topics from understanding the basic nutritional requirements of the animals to handling them and the legislation surrounding the keeping of exotic animals as pets.


There are No entry requirements. No background training or qualifications are required. Anyone can enrol at any time, beginners, intermediates and experienced all year round.

Career path

There are many career options for individuals who love exotic animals. Animal trainers may work with animals that will be in movies or provide entertainment, while veterinarians provide medical treatment for these animals. Zookeepers look after the daily care of animals in zoos.

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