RSPCA Victoria Short Courses

Want to improve your animal skills?

RSPCA Victoria’s short courses are purrfect for pet owners, people working with animals or those looking to get their paw in the door of the animal care industry. Our courses are fun, practical and informative and are taught by qualified trainers.

Caring for dogs                   



We all love dogs but how well do we understand them? This course covers everything you’ve ever wanted to know about how to care for your canine companion.



Price: $225
Duration: 7 hours

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Understanding dog behaviour

Understanding your dog’s behaviour is the best way of ensuring that you both live a happy life together. You’ll learn what makes your dog tick and how to manage certain behaviours. 



Price: $225
Duration: 7 hours

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Caring for horses                



A great introduction for those wanting hands on experience and expert knowledge in all things equine. You’ll learn how to work with horses safely, grooming and rugging techniques, nutrition and diet, common health issues and much more. 

Price: $225
Duration: 7 hours

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Starting from scratch 



Everything you need to know about choosing the right cat or kitten for you, and helping them settle into your home.


Price: $115
Duration: 3 hours

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Catitude

Understand what your cat is telling you and how to help them feel happy at home. 


Price: $115
Duration: 3 hours

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Reactive rovers



Recognise and understand reactivity in dogs – from the overly eager greeter to the anxious barker – and how they might learn a different response. 

Price: $115
Duration: 3 hours

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Stop doing that                   



Is your dog barking too much, biting, jumping or pulling on the lead? Learn about why they might be doing this and what you can do to stop it.
                                                               
Price: $115
Duration: 3 hours

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Caring for backyard chickens

Learn how to feed, handle and care for chickens and how you can provide an enriched living environment for your fluffy fowl.   
             
                                                  
Price: $115
Duration: 3 hours            
                         
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Pet first aid                        



RSPCA Victoria also offers pet first aid. Learn how to measure vital signs of life, bandage a bleeding wound, perform CPR and maintain safety while working with an injured pet. 

Price: $90
Duration: 3 hours

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Where?


All courses are held at our Burwood East Education Centre, 
3 Burwood Highway, Burwood East, VIC 3151 

Register your interest by emailing or calling us on 9224 2286.

Why should I book today? 


- “Best thing I ever did!”  
- “Exactly the information I was looking for!” 
- “Very informative and insightful!” 
- “Passionate, knowledgeable presenters!” 
- "Fantastic course, resources were great and the trainers were friendly, approachable and clearly very knowledgeable about their subject. The practical demonstrations were especially useful and the training material provided will be invaluable for further learning to help me with my business."