Animal/Pet Care

Professional Dog Walker Certificate

Program is offered early Fall and late Spring - next intake September 2021

Take this program for personal interest or to pursue a career in the field of Professional Dog Walking. Courses will bring insight into canine behaviour as well as legislation, risk management, bylaws and first aid. Those working in this industry, such as established and new dog walkers, pet handlers, groomers, and others in animal related industries will find these courses valuable in providing new insight into animal interaction and response. Learn to better understand your own pet, or to support those whose animals are in your care. See program details and program schedule

Note: Courses have resumed back on-campus with the exception of the Dog Walking Practical. This session will be hosted outdoors at the University Endowment Lands, in Vancouver. 

Animal Control Training

Next intake April 2022 - Delivery format to be updated here mid-September

Practical and relevant Animal Care and Control training for working enforcement officers, and those wishing to enter the industry*. 

A top priority of all officers who work in this field is personal safety, safety of the public, and the well-being of the animals in their community.

The Langara Animal Control Training program provides training on acting without harm, handling of complex animal related complaints, identifying opportunities for pro-active relationship building, and contributions to the development of effective ACO programs and regulations specific to the needs of their individual community. Courses in the program reflect current practices and trends in this profession with a focus on supporting the officer with access to a variety of tools to assist them in their role.

Program Fee: $1493* (discounts available), plus $40 application fee

Visit Application process for entry requirements and to download an application form Langara ACBT Application. For more information email kramsden@langara.ca

Introduction to Animal Control

This 6 hour class is offered in the Fall and Winter term. The Fall 2021 class will be online via Zoom. See class details here and current offerings and their delivery format. Next offering Winter 2022 term. Registration opens July 21, 2021

*program fee is subject to change