Start a compelling journey into the intricate world of Animal Care and Psychology. Discover how the health, welfare, and minds of creatures, from furry kittens to vibrant reptiles, intersect in a harmonious dance of nature. With a keen focus on both the physical and psychological well-being of animals, this course unveils a balanced blend of theory and practical knowledge, ensuring you gain a deep understanding of various species, their unique nutritional needs, first aid, and behavioural patterns. As you progress through each module, you’ll uncover the nuances of different animals, helping you become a more compassionate and informed carer.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand the foundational principles of animal welfare across diverse species.
  2. Gain knowledge on animal health, nutrition, and first aid essentials.
  3. Identify behavioural and psychological patterns in animals, from dogs to reptiles.
  4. Explore in-depth information about the care specifics for various animals.
  5. Develop a holistic approach to animal care by integrating health, hygiene, and psychology.

Who is this for?

  • Aspiring veterinarians and vet nurses are keen on amplifying their knowledge base.
  • Animal welfare activists and enthusiasts wishing to deepen their understanding.
  • Pet owners aim to enhance the quality of life for their furry or scaly companions.
  • Biology or zoology students looking for complementary knowledge in animal care.
  • Individuals considering a career shift towards animal care or psychology.


Once you finish the course, you have the option to get a certificate to show your success. The PDF version costs just £3.99, while a printed one is £7.99. If you’d like both, it’s £10. For students outside the UK, there’s an extra £10 for delivery.


  • This course is available to all learners of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the course.
  • A strong grasp of English, numeracy, and ICT is necessary for enrollment in this course.

Career path

  • Veterinarian: £30,000 – £50,000
  • Veterinary Nurse: £18,000 – £30,000
  • Animal Behaviourist: £20,000 – £40,000
  • Pet Nutritionist: £25,000 – £45,000
  • Zookeeper: £16,000 – £26,000
  • Wildlife Rehabilitator: £20,000 – £35,000

Course Curriculum

Animal Care and Psychology
Module 01: Introduction To The Care And Animal Welfare Of All Species 00:27:00
Module 02: Basic Animal Health & Nutrition 00:46:00
Module 03: Hygiene And First Aid For Animal 00:47:00
Module 04: Getting To Know The Dogs & Puppies 00:23:00
Module 05: Getting To Know The Kittens And Cats 00:30:00
Module 06: Learning About Horses 00:24:00
Module 07: Learning About Birds 00:22:00
Module 08: Specific Information On Rabbits & Guinea-Pigs 00:20:00
Module 09: Specific Information On Ornamental Fish 00:29:00
Module 10: Specific Information On Reptiles 00:24:00
Module 11: Animal Psychology 00:34:00