Basic Kennel Tech


The Basic Kennel Technician course is designed for individuals currently working in or seeking to work in an animal care facility. This course is a full 24 hours (3 days) in length. The goal of this course is to prepare you for working in any animal care facility (private or governmentally owned) .

Topics to be covered:

  • Animal Behavior

  • Dog & Cat Identification

  • Safety

  • Animal Handling & Restraint

  • Common Animal Injuries and Ailments

  • Parasites

  • Zoonotic Diseases

  • Animal Diseases and Managing Outbreaks

  • Vaccination

  • Building Design and Effects

  • Disease Prevention

  • Sanitation

  • Chemicals: Usage, Handling, & Storage

  • Rabies Quarantine: Rabies, Texas Quarantine Laws, SOPs, and Interacting with Quarantined Animals

DSHS Approved for 24 hours CEU


This class is ideally suited for:

  • Anyone just starting a job at a kennel.

  • Anyone wanting to improve their kennel care and cleaning abilities.

  • Great class to help kennel attendants move up at their agency!