Cats and Dogs
Welcome to the Kennel! In this virtual apprenticeship location, you will have the opportunity to explore the needs and care of either dogs or cats.

Complete seven apprenticeship learning tasks – one in each of the inquiries under the guiding concepts in the chart below. Click on the concept to go to each inquiry and find the resources you will need.

Responsible Animal Care

1. What are the basic physical needs of dogs or cats?
2. What skills are necessary to have in order to care for dogs or cats?

Animal Health

3. How should a pet’s health and well being be monitored and protected?
4. How do legislation and codes protect animal welfare?
5. In what conditions should pets live and be housed?

Humane Animal Handling Skills

6. How should risk and hazards be avoided when handling and moving pets?

Standards of Care

7. How does a dog’s or cat’s health affect the community?