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Thompson Rivers University

Animal Welfare Certificate


Expand your skills as an animal care giver. Topics include animal handling, the human-animal bond, legal and humane issues, conflict resolution and business techniques.
(Campus-based distance program.)


Students may be employed or seeking employment in the animal welfare industry, or are involved in retail sectors of the industry, such as pet stores or related pet businesses.

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 (or equivalent) is recommended
 If you don’t meet the requirements

You can take upgrading courses at TRU to help you meet the requirements of this program.

» Talk to a student recruiter about your options. You may be eligible for free tuition. Or learn more about upgrading.

Next Steps

Apply to this program Visit the program website


Specific questions about this program?
Phone: 250-852-7170

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