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Open attachments to see details of courses, costs and who to contact to take part. Members, if you have an event coming up, let us know and we will post it here FREE! There are LOTS of things happening and LOTS of opportunities for YOU!Just scroll down to see what’s on, in date order, or search for state or course you want in the search bar above.  

DO YOU HAVE A PET EVENT YOU WISH TO ADVERTISE TO THE PET INDUSTRY? Email us at petsaustralia@petsaustralia.org to discuss your listing!

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SUNDAY 22th April 2018 – “A Very Special Swan Cats” – Three Ring Championship Cat Show with three International Judges 

Australian National Cats Inc 

Present

A Very Special Swan Cats
Three Ring Championship Cat Show with three International Judges

Sunday, 22 April 2018

Guildford Town Hall

James Street, Guildford WA

9am – 4pm

This ANCATS event is a 3 Ring Championship Cat Show, showcasing some of the finest and adored pedigree felines in Western Australia! ANCATS also welcomes international judges, including World Cat Federation (WCF) All Breeds Judge Thea Lamprecht from South Africa.

ANCATS invite families and people of all ages to attend this show to watch the judging, mingle with breeders and learn about responsible cat ownership, said Brian Edwards, President of ANCATS, Australia’s only national cat registering group affiliated with the World Cat Federation.

“If you’re thinking of acquiring a cat, a ‘Very Special Swan Cats’ cat show is the perfect place to learn about cat breeds and which might be good for you!” said Mr Edwards.

The show is held in conjunction with ANCATS’ National Partners Petinsurance.com.au and Oz-Pet.

Tickets at the door! 
$5 single, $10 Family, $3 concession/child.

See Event Flyer for further information.

Follow ANCATS shows on Facebook

About Australian National Cats Inc (ANCATS)

ANCATS is the first and only national cat registry in Australia and is affiliated with the World Cat Federation. ANCATS maintains National Breed Standards, prefix register online, judges training program and breed committee. ANCATS has a National Junior Handlers Program and presents both national and regional Cat Of the Year Awards.

To discover more, visit www.ancats.com.au, email office@ancats.com.au or phone 1300 738 228.

 

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION AND TO BOOK 

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SUNDAY 29th April 2018 – Basic Dog Care & Grooming Course (Grooming Level 1) – NSW pet-design1

Save $$ at the Groomers with this intensive one day course teaching you how to properly bath, dematt, brush and care for your dog’s coat, using the techniques the professionals use.

Bring Your Own Dog and learn while you have fun and network with other pet lovers!

If you serious about pet ownership, or thinking about a possible career in pet grooming, you need to be at this course.

Basic Dog Care and Grooming is taught by a Salon owners and groomers, who work with pets and show animals daily. Come along and see the real masters in action while you learn.

The course includes: a Certificate of Attendance, hard copy course notes, all training materials. The course focuses on ‘real world’ coat care and grooming. It includes:

  • How to get an animal to sit or stand comfortably for grooming
  • How to establish a relationship so the animal trusts you to groom it
  • Dematting the professional way, with minimal damage to coat
  • Common animal care techniques – cutting nails, combing, clipping sanitary areas
  • Bathing and drying techniques for animal comfort and safety
  • Discussion and advice on what to include in your Home Grooming kit

WHERE: Pet Design, 225 Burns Bay Rd Lane Cove West

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WHEN:  Sunday 29th April 2018

COST: $499 Incl GST

CONTACT: Phone 02 8214 8653 or email Pets Australia at petsaustralia@petsaustralia with registration form.

 

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION AND TO BOOK 

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01 May (9 Weeks) PROFESSIONAL DOG GROOMING

This course is for people who are working in, or wanting to work in the dog grooming section of the companion animal industry. You will acquire the knowledge and practical skills necessary to groom and bathe dogs of all types, clip and style the coats of dogs, learn to comply with occupational health and safety requirements and legislative requirements, learn to assess the general health and temperament of dogs, and provide first aid to animals.

 

Richmond College: Part Time Day

Full Fee: $3,600.00

Start Date:
01 May 2018

Duration:
9 weeks

Course Type:
Non Government Subsidised

Website Link: Click PROFESSIONAL DOG GROOMING

162-10015 Professional Dog Grooming

 

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SUNDAY 27th May 2018 – Basic Dog Care & Grooming Course (Grooming Level 1) – NSW pet-design1

Save $$ at the Groomers with this intensive one day course teaching you how to properly bath, dematt, brush and care for your dog’s coat, using the techniques the professionals use.

Bring Your Own Dog and learn while you have fun and network with other pet lovers!

If you serious about pet ownership, or thinking about a possible career in pet grooming, you need to be at this course.

Basic Dog Care and Grooming is taught by a Salon owners and groomers, who work with pets and show animals daily. Come along and see the real masters in action while you learn.

The course includes: a Certificate of Attendance, hard copy course notes, all training materials. The course focuses on ‘real world’ coat care and grooming. It includes:

  • How to get an animal to sit or stand comfortably for grooming
  • How to establish a relationship so the animal trusts you to groom it
  • Dematting the professional way, with minimal damage to coat
  • Common animal care techniques – cutting nails, combing, clipping sanitary areas
  • Bathing and drying techniques for animal comfort and safety
  • Discussion and advice on what to include in your Home Grooming kit

WHERE: Pet Design, 225 Burns Bay Rd Lane Cove West

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WHEN:  Sunday 27th May 2018

COST: $499 Incl GST

CONTACT: Phone 02 8214 8653 or email Pets Australia at petsaustralia@petsaustralia with registration form.

 

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION AND TO BOOK

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SUNDAY 24th June 2018 – Pet First Aid – NSW pet-design1

Learn the latest techniques for CPR, emergency wound management, Poisonings, and how to deal with disasters including heat stroke and bloat in this intensive one-day practical course. Wide-ranging and practical, this course includes what’s normal and what’s not, when to move really quickly and when to wait and observe. MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS of ACMGAS 2068 (please advise when booking that you wish to undertake formal assessment for this unit).     BRING YOUR OWN DOG (or meet ours)! A MUST for pet owners and anyone in pet business.

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WHERE: Pet Design, Rear 225 Burns Bay Rd Lane Cove West

WHEN:  Sunday 24th June 2018

COST:  $169 (non members), $129 (members) (GST inc.) + $49 for assessment for ACMGAS 2068 as required.

CONTACT: Phone 02 8214 8653 or email Pets Australia at petsaustralia@petsaustralia with registration form.

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION AND TO BOOK

 

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LOOKING FOR THE PURR-FECT DAY OUT?

THE INAUGURAL CAT LOVERS SHOW POUNCES ON MELBOURNE

The cat’s out of the bag – those Melburnians who are crazy about kitties will be feline fine when the inaugural Cat Lovers Show pounces on the Royal Exhibition Building on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September 2018.

  • It is the complete opposite of a Best In Show; it is for people who genuinely love cats, want to learn how to have a happier and healthier feline, find the latest food, tech and toys in the market, and pat lots of cats
  • The Show is fronted by some of the country’s most beloved celebrity talent, including Dr Katrina WarrenDr Harry Cooper, Kelly Gill, Dr Jo Righetti, Rosalie Horton and Nat Geo Wild’s Ben Britton
  • Australia’s most Instagram famous cats will star at the Insta-Kitty feature, bringing plenty of cattitude to the catwalk. These social media celebrities will slink down the red carpet, take part in media interviews and interact with adoring fans
  • The Breed Showcase will feature countless cats and kittens to pat and cuddle
  • A dedicated Cat Adoption Zone will host respected shelters with cats seeking their fur-ever homes

In addition to all the fun and fantastic features, visitors can see, compare and buy all the latest and greatest cat products and services to spoil their kitty with 120+ exhibitors at the Showstacks of new product launches and exclusive show specials.

Partnering with the Feline Control Council of Victoria and The Governing Council of the Cat Fancy Victoria, the Cat Lovers Show is the pawfect event for feline fanciers to celebrate everything that makes these animals so wonderful – we promise they’ll leave as happy as the cat that got the cream!

EVENT INFORMATION

LOCATION                   Royal Exhibition Building, 9 Nicholson Street, Carlton

DATES                           Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September 2018

TIMES                           9:30am – 5:00pm daily

TICKETS                        Up to a 20% discount available for tickets purchased via the website

 

For detailed info or tickets visit: https://catloversshow.com.au  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/catloversshow

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecatloversshow/

 

CAN I BRING MY CAT TO THE SHOW?

Cat welfare is our number one priority, so visitors are unable to bring their own cats to the Show.

For more information, please visit https://catloversshow.com.au/melbourne/visitor-info/can-bring-cat-show/

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 ENROLL ANYTIME! Care of Non Venomous Reptiles – NSW/Australia  

TAFE WSI

This 6 week, online, self paced course is designed for reptile enthusiasts, pet shop staff & reptile keepers wanting to learn all aspects of reptile identification & best practice husbandry techniques, responsible pet ownership & key housing standards. It focuses on commonly owned species & those that can be traded by a licenced NSW Fauna (Live Reptile) dealer & includes identification, behaviour, housing, husbandry , handling, health care feeding & record keeping. This course is also a pre-requisite for many other courses.

WHERE: Your liz - CROPHouse! (It’s an online course)

WHEN:  Anytime! Usually around 6 Weeks to Complete

COST:  $400  (GST inc.)

CONTACT: Enrol via course brochure or speak to Helen Bodill 02 4570 9033 or helen.bodill@tafensw.edu.au

MORE INFO & REGISTRATION DETAILS CLICK HERE!

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 Commencement date by neg.- CERTIFICATE III in  PET GROOMING – NSW 

Puppoose

NATIONALLY RECOGNISED (No experience necessary)

Get qualified and start living your dreams with the Certificate III in Pet grooming at Puppoose Pet Boutique in beautiful Seaforth Sydney.

Your instructor, International Master Groomer and Australian Groom Team member Naomi will mentor you to success. Learn from an expert the fundamentals of this rewarding industry. Practical subjects include, client communication, dog & cat handling, bathing, drying techniques, pre- bath grooming, clipping, scissoring, styling, breed profile, pattern setting, coat types breed standards and more. Learning is tailored to your preferences and direction of career either, salon, home or mobile grooming. students will also complete online and theory subjects and preform practical assessments,.

Where: Puppoose Pet Boutique 48 Ethel street, Seaforth Sydney NSW

When: Enrolments available any time – students can start in 2018, just call for your date of choice

duration; 5 weeks full time, 8am-4pm weekdays.

Cost: $5399.00 (inc GST)

Contact: Naomi 0451 515 364 or Email: info@puppoose.com.au or http://www.puppoose.com.au/certificate-iii/

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pet design1Dates To Suit Your Needs! – Grooming Technician Course – Qld & NSW 

Pet Stylist Academy, a proud member of Pets Australia, has teamed with Pet Design in NSW to present the Grooming Technician course. Designed to produce a competent bather/brusher, this is a flexible course for grooming industry beginners OR those wanting to operate their own bathing/brushing business (eg mobile hydrobaths), OR grooming professionals who want to brush up on their knowledge.

You receive training on most aspects of basic salon operation: coat types, zoonoses, bathing, drying & brushing, anatomy, breeds, equipment, WHS, animal welfare, legal issues, client & complaint management, waste management, hygiene & sanitation, restraint & welfare, ears, eyes, nails & sanitary clipping, & more.   There is a course book packed with relevant & useful information, a mentor while you study, the chance to re-sit the exams if you need to, a Certificate of Achievement , & Post Nominal for your business cards & advertising .  Pet Stylist Academy offers networking to help you find your dream role after your course, AND this course also forms the basis of your studies for your Cert III.

WHEN: Each training centre has at least 2 dates each school term & depending on numbers, they can manage their start dates to suit YOU! Email Pet Stylist Academy or petsaustralia@petsaustralia.org for more information!

WHERE: 49 Cypress Dr Broadbeach Waters (Gold Coast)  Qld AND at Pet Design Manly 123 Pittwater Rd Manly NSW

COST: Email Emily at  info@petstylistacademy.com.au  for costs, which can include accommodation if you study in Qld. Holiday while you learn!

CONTACT: Contact Emily at info@petstylistacademy.com.au or 0423 037 252.  In NSW contact Jenny at pets@groomer.com.au or phone 0428 281 333.

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 pet design1Dates in 2017 –  Cert III in Dog Grooming – Qld & NSW

Dates by Negotiation: Email below for dates.

PET GROOMER – CERTIFICATE III   NATIONALLY RECOGNISED (No experience necessary)

Become a Pet Groomer! Students concentrate on basic pet grooming of dogs &  cats (cats optional), including brushing, combing, clipping nails, cleaning ears, bathing, drying techniques, clippering & scissor finishing techniques as well as proper pattern setting for various breeds. Emphasis is placed on perfecting grooming skills while concentrating on proper breed profile, increasing speed & efficiency while developing maximum grooming potential. The bulk of this training program is spent practicing & perfecting skills with pets under the guidance of trainers in the Pet Stylist Academy  training room in Qld and the Pet Design training room in NSW.

TOPICS INCLUDE: Occupational Health & Safety; Animal Care within the Grooming Industry; Client Services with the Grooming Industry; Canine anatomy; Breed standards; Industry standard clips; Non industry standard clips; Matted dogs; Cross breeds; Breed trims; Clippers & blades; Blade lengths; Scissoring; Brushes/rakes/furminator/combs; Stripping knives; Equipment safety; Snap on combs; Pre-bath clipping & grooming; Clipping styles; Post-bath clipping & scissoring; Blending; Pattern lines, shapes, feathers & skirts; Grooming industry business planning; & managing a team.

WHERE: 49 Cypress Dr Broadbeach Waters (Gold Coast) , Qld AND 123 Pittwater Rd Manly NSW

WHEN:  Dates by negotiation, contact below for information

COST:  Approx $5,900.00 (GST inc.) to be confirmed at commencement – also depends on whether accommodation is required.

CONTACT: Email Emily at  info@petstylistacademy.com.au and note that accommodation can be included if you study in Qld! Holiday while you learn! For NSW courses, email Jenny at pets@groomer.com.au   .

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