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Animal Training and Care



This course is an introduction to the requirements for training and caring for animals in captive and wild settings. Issues covered include habitat maintenance, sanitation, and best care practices. Students will additionally be introduced to and explore the various practices and techniques associated with animal training, with a particular emphasis placed on the skills necessary to train domestic and wild animals for husbandry, handling, and healthcare needs. Best practices related to detailed observation, notation, and data collection will be underscored as students explore the basic principles of animal training and care.


Nov 20, 2023 — Dec 24, 2023

Jan 15, 2024 — Feb 18, 2024

Feb 26, 2024 — Mar 31, 2024

Apr 8, 2024 — May 12, 2024

May 20, 2024 — Jun 23, 2024


Distance Education - Online

Registration Information

For credit cost: $1410

Analyzing Animal BehaviorAnalyzing Animal Behavior Badge
By completing this course, students obtain the Analyzing Animal Behavior Badge, which can be displayed on a LinkedIn profile. Badges from Unity College are verified through Acclaim/Credly. Earners have demonstrated their ability to discriminate between learning principles and can assess their understanding of applied behavior analysis.