The Pet Sitter

 

14462935_10207157721921860_5089935668174448098_n Hello my name is Elisha and I live in Irvine, North Ayrshire.  From an early age I’ve always known I wanted to work with animals. Upon leaving school I went straight to an Animal Care College where I studied for 3 years and gained a Higher National Diploma in Animal Care.  After my graduation I had the opportunity to work with a dog walking company, this is where I gained my 5 years experience with a variety of different breeds.  As I thoroughly enjoyed working with animals I offered a pet sitting service first and have recently offered dog walking.  Below is a list of the main areas covered by each year.

 National Certificate –

  • Animal Health and Nutrition
  • Health and Safety
  • Grooming
  • Animal Handling
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Animal Accommodation
  • Basic Care of Mammals

Higher National Certificate –

  • Animal Welfare
  • Animal Husbandry (inc Nutrition)
  • Animal Behavior
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Animal Management
  • Communication and IT

Higher National Diploma –

  • Specialist Animal Care in Avian, Wildlife and Ornamental Fish
  • Animal Pharmacology
  • Dog Training
  • Applied Animal Behavior
  • Management of Small Business

While doing dog training at college we undertook The Good Citizen Dog Scheme where I trained two dogs Domino and Lochan and we gained a Bronze and Silver award.

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