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.

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.       

                                                               

Course Code: RSV101FA3

Price $115
Duration: 4 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.   

  

Course Code: RSV201UDB7

Price: $225
Duration: 7 hours

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Caring for horses                



There are currently no future dates available for this course. If you would like to express your interest in attending a future Caring for horses course, please click here.

Course Code: RSV101CFCH7

Price: $225
Duration: 7 hours

You can also find out more details about what the course covers here.

Stop doing that -
Pulling & Jumping   


Is your dog walking you rather than the other way around? Is your dog jumping all over your guests when they come to visit? We can help!


Course Code: RSV201SDT3PJ

Price: $115
Duration: 3 hours

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Stop doing that - 
Barking & Burrowing   


Is your noisy dog driving you barking mad? Does your dog’s excessive digging have you reaching for the number of your local concreter? We can help!

Course Code: RSV201SDT3BB   

Price: $115
Duration: 3 hours

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Reactive Rovers                 



Learn how to recognise and understand reactivity in dogs – from the overly eager greeter to the fearful shouter – and how they might learn a different response.  

Course Code: RSV201RR3

Price: $115
Duration: 3 hours    

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Starting from scratch          


Taught by leading feline health veterinarian, Dr Carole Webb, this is the purrfect course for anyone wanting to understand the basics of cat health, behaviour and enrichment.               

Course Code: RSV101SFS3

Price: $115
Duration: 3 hours

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Catitude                             

Does your cat have catitude? Cat behaviour can be confusing, but this course will help you understand your feline friend’s quirks and why they might be acting a certain way.       

Course Code: RSV201C3

Price: $115
Duration: 3 hours

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Caring for backyard chickens

There are currently no future dates available for this course. If you would like to express your interest in attending a future Caring for backyard chickens course, please click here.

Course Code: RSV101CFC3      

Price: $115
Duration: 3 hours

You can also find out more details about what the course covers here.

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." 
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These courses are intended as a general guide only. Some of the information may not be applicable to your pet. We recommend that you consult your vet or behaviourist for specialised advice about your pet if you intend to modify its training, diet or you need a diagnosis of your pet’s health condition. This course is not Government accredited.