Pet Adoption

Prepare yourself for a lifelong relationship with your rescue pet by preparing for her arrival, pet proofing your house, getting her settled in and winning her trust

Pet Adoption

Prepare yourself for a lifelong relationship with your rescue pet by preparing for her arrival, pet proofing your house, getting her settled in and winning her trust

  • Get a better understanding of the issues you face with your new rescue pet so you build a strong relationship
  • Adopted animals may have a troubled past but you’ll learn more about their behavior and how to make her feel wanted
  • You can set your own pace of study as our course is completely online on our easy-to-use platform
$119
  • 95% recommend
  • Fully accredited by ICOES
  • Free PDF Certificate
  • 14 days money back guaranteed
  • 50 online study hours

95% THUMBS UP 95% of students recommend our courses

FULLY ACCREDITED All our courses are accredited by ICOES and CPD Certification Service.

FREE PDF CERTIFICATE You can prove your commitment with a certificate upon completion

14 DAYS MONEY BACK If our course isn't for you, you have 14 days to claim your money back guarantee

30 ONLINE STUDY HOURS You have 45 days to complete the course and one year to start it

ABOUT THE COURSE

  • Get the practicalities right about winning her trust, changing her name, building confidence, play, exercise and training
  • Find out how to avoid some common behavioral issues so you don’t feel frustrated because you understand what she’s going through
  • Through our easy-to-follow modules, you'll be prepared for the new arrival and how to settle her in
  • Have a better knowledge of animals, then you can break bad habits and set the ground rules
  • Become a better pet parent by helping her through any issues while understanding the importance of mental and physical stimulation

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN (SKILLS YOU’LL GET)

  • Plan ahead before your new arrival comes home by pet-proofing your home and looking at the surroundings from her point of view
  • Know what to expect from a rescue pet and how to settle her into a routine while you learn to understand each other better
  • Be the best adopted pet parent possible by training her to bond and showing her how to get along with any other pets and people

ABOUT THE COURSE

  • Get the practicalities right about winning her trust, changing her name, building confidence, play, exercise and training
  • Find out how to avoid some common behavioral issues so you don’t feel frustrated because you understand what she’s going through
  • Through our easy-to-follow modules, you'll be prepared for the new arrival and how to settle her in
  • Have a better knowledge of animals, then you can break bad habits and set the ground rules
  • Become a better pet parent by helping her through any issues while understanding the importance of mental and physical stimulation

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN (SKILLS YOU’LL GET)

  • Plan ahead before your new arrival comes home by pet-proofing your home and looking at the surroundings from her point of view
  • Know what to expect from a rescue pet and how to settle her into a routine while you learn to understand each other better
  • Be the best adopted pet parent possible by training her to bond and showing her how to get along with any other pets and people

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

  • Everyone who is planning to adopt a pet - from a dog to a snake - will be better prepared to welcome their new friend into their home
  • People working or volunteering at shelters can learn more about rescue animals’ behavior
  • People who handle animals, such as pet sitters or walkers, will have a greater understanding of their special needs, giving their parents more confidence in you

HOW IT WILL HELP YOU

  • You’ll be more confident that you’re providing the best environment for your new arrival and will be more tolerant of her behavior
  • It’ll be less frustrating when she behaves oddly because you’ll feel confident to deal with unusual situations by understanding the traits of rescue animals
  • Expand your horizons through your knowledge of adopted animals to impress prospective employers or clients

COURSES MODULES

Module 1: Preparation And Planning
  • 1.1 Knowledge is Key
  • 1.2 Pet-Proof the Home
  • 1.3 Get to Grips With Ground Rules
  • 1.4 Children and New Pets
  • 1.5 Essential Equipment
Module 2: Bringing A New Pet Home
  • 2.1 First Impressions Count
  • 2.2 Applying Ground Rules
  • 2.3 Meet the Family
  • 2.4 Food
  • 2.5 First Night Nerves
Module 3: Settling In
  • 3.1 What to Expect From a Rescue Pet
  • 3.2 Settling into a Routine
  • 3.3 Avoiding Over-Dependence
  • 3.4 Changing Names
  • 3.5 Reward-Based Training
Module 4: Introductions And Bonding
  • 4.dule 4: Introductions and Bonding 41 Getting Along with Other Pets and People
  • 4.2 Avoiding Problems
  • 4.3 Train to Bond
Module 5: Best Paw Forwards
  • 5.1 The Importance of Mental Stimulation
  • 5.2 More Bonding with Your Pet
  • 5.3 Helping Pets with Issues
  • 5.4 The Pet’s Well-Being
  • 5.5 Health Care
  • 5.6 When Things Go Wrong

36548 STUDENTS

126 COUNTRIES

5960 HAPPY PETS IN 2017

15497 COURSES ENROLLED IN 2017

OUR COURSES HAVE BEEN WRITTEN BY PURR-FESSIONALS

Dr Pippa

Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS, is a veterinarian with 27 years' experience in companion animal practice.

As a child, Pippa was pony-mad and can't remember a time when she didn't want to be a vet. She started volunteering at her local clinic at the age of 14, and it was a dream come true when she was accepted for vet school. She graduated from the University of Glasgow, UK. Her knowledge and dedication has helped transform the lives of thousands of students and pets from around the world.

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Step 1

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Assessment

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On completion, receive your certificate which confirms your achievement.

ADDITIONAL COURSE INFO

HOW DOES IT WORK?

  • Once you sign up for the course you will have 12 months to activate it. Once activated, you have 45 days to learn the tricks of the trade for animal training and pet sitting.
  • The course will only take about 30 hours to complete, less time if you only want to study the modules concerning certain animals and not all of them. From the minute you start the course you will begin to prepare for your life with an adopted animal
  • You can set your own pace of study because it is completely online and available on any device. You can study anytime, anywhere so there's no pressure. These are some of the reasons that Holly and Hugo are the perfect partners for busy people
  • At the end of each module is an exam to pass to make sure you have fully taken in each stage. These modules are easy to understand and, therefore, easy to remember. You can revisit the material for a refresher if you want to look something up

WHAT SUPPORT WILL I GET DURING THE COURSE?

  • Our courses are designed to be easy to use without the need to download material. Should you need any assistance, we have a help centre available in your student area 24/7 or you can contact our awesome Customer Support team during the working hours. We're just a phone call or email away
  • From time to time, we also organize live webinars with a vet which you can join in and have any queries or questions professionally answered to help you enjoy a better understanding of animals

COURSE ACCREDITATION

  • Holly and Hugo is a professional company with an international team of experts, including veterinary surgeons, compiling the courses. The main veterinarians involved in our courses are Pippa Elliott BVMS MRCVS who graduated from the University of Glasgow, UK, and has 27 years' experience and Deborah Shore DVM, who graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • You will be getting up-to-date information from experienced professionals so you can be confident the advice is credible
  • In return for your dedication, you can receive a certificate of study
  • Holly & Hugo courses are accredited by ICOES, the International Council for Online Education Standards, (www.icoes.org) , assuring our students our commitment to high standards of online education
  • We are also a recognized member of the CPD Certification Service. Our CPD accredited courses will count towards your CPD hour records. Through Continuing Professional Development (CPD/CE), individuals show their commitment to gain new skills to contribute to their personal and professional development, improve their job prospects, enhance and evolve in their career

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