Animal Handling and Vaccination Certificate
Animal health professionals from more than 80 countries around the world have benefitted from the knowledge gained from the AVC coursework.
The Animal Handling and Vaccination Certificate (AVC) is a profession-specific course that focuses specifically on empowering animal health and welfare professionals that interact with dogs. The course can either act as a refresher course to update relevant professionals on the latest information and techniques, or it can serve as an introductory course where appropriate.
Core themes of the AVC coursework
- The role of the animal handler and vaccinator
- Understanding animal behaviour
- Effective ways to approach dogs
- Equipment needed to catch and handle dogs
- Effective vaccine administration techniques
Global Reach of the AVC
See how many AVC graduates there are in your country by clicking on the map below! These maps are updated every month, so follow your country's progress over time.
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