RSPCA NSW offers a range of accredited and non-accredited courses available tocomplete whilst we sit and stay at home.

The newly launched Introducing Your Pet to a New Baby course will help preparefamilies and their fur-babies for any potential challenges this exciting, butoften stressful, time may bring.

This course aims to improve both human and animal welfare by teaching both newand expecting parents about how to understand their dog’s body language, howto condition your dog to your baby, as well as tips for managing pets andtoddlers all under the one roof.

There is also a Basic Animal First Aid (Non – Accredited) course designed forpet owners, animal care workers, dog walkers, foster carers, and anyone wholoves animals. This short course covers the basics of animal first aidincluding recognising emergency situations, common poisons in the home, snakebites, ticks and a basic introduction to wildlife.

Adam Farrugia, RSPCA NSW Senior Manager – Training said, “As a leading animalwelfare organisation, we have a wealth of knowledge here to share. Thesecourses can be helpful to anyone – from professionals and students withcareers in the vet sciences and animal welfare, to pet owners, parentsintroducing pets to children and community members seeking to grow theirgeneral knowledge and skills in interacting with and understanding animals.”

These online courses range from $15 for the Intro Your Pet to New Baby to $50for the Basic First Aid course. Additional time to chat live to a trainer canalso be purchased if participants want more information.

All trainers on the RSPCA NSW Training Team have the required training andassessment qualifications and have many years of industry experience. Ourtrainers maintain current skills by actively engaging in animal care work.

Our accredited training is managed through our Registered TrainingOrganisation (RTO code 70238).

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