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    Dog Grooming

    Dog grooming is one of the most exciting and rapidly growing careers. Are you interested in making dog grooming a career? This course is designed to provide you with the required hours and skills to become a registered Suffolk County Dog Groomer. Our professional grooming instructor will share their expertise in a learning environment that combines theory and practical skills. The program includes basic grooming techniques, breed recognition, first aid, flea and tick evaluation and treatment, skin disorder identification, and clipping and scissor techniques. A 30-hour internship is necessary for the completion of this course. Student is responsible to secure internship.

    Additional Requirement: A current tetanus vaccination is required.

    22FA: 10/12 – 05/12 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Location: BTC Tuition: $1,867
    22FB: 10/12 – 05/12 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Location: WTC Tuition: $1,867

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    Veterinary Assistant

    If you love working with animals, take the first step towards your new career and learn how to become a veterinary assistant. You will have the opportunity to combine theory and practical skills while studying veterinary terminology, surgical preparation and post-operative care, small and large animal nursing and animal first aid. You will be introduced to holistic methods such as animal nutrition, preventive and alternative medicine. You will have the opportunity to arrange your own 20-hour externship and complete hands-on training in a veterinary hospital under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian.

    Additional requirements: uniform purchase is required and current tetanus vaccination is recommended.

    22FA: 09/13 – 05/18 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    22FB: 09/14 – 05/26 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Location: BTC Tuition: $2,616

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