Learn about our dog grooming courses and how you can become a certified dog groomer in as little as four weeks. Teachings include everything from bathing and brushing to breed trims.
Our newest program coming Spring of 2020, the veterinary assisting program will prepare students for the exciting world of veterinary medicine. Learn how you can become a veterinary assistant today.
Need a Loan for School?
The APC just announced the launch of their new Deferred loan program. APC Deferred Loans will allow students to start school with less of a financial commitment and to defer payments until after graduation. To learn more, contact one of our admissions specialists today or click the link below for more details...
The Academy of Pet Careers shares a 35,000 square foot facility with Petropolis: Empowered Pet Care. Roam the halls in our 3D virtual tour and see what makes this the best place to start a pet career in the Missouri/Illinois.
Click the image to start the 3D tour. You can walk through the building manually or click play in the bottom left corner to turn on a guided tour.
Our Philosophy at The Academy of Pet Careers
The Academy of Pet Careers teaches skills and techniques that empower pets. Pet Empowerment is all about understanding the psychology of fear in pets so that we can better serve them. Because of this desire to help, our passion at the APC is in improving the quality and standard of care in the pet industry. Every day, pets are taken to their vet, groom salon, or doggy daycare for socialization. They deal with fears and anxiety that most pet professionals don’t know how to recognize.
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In all my years in this industry, the most common questions I get asked are “how do I get as lucky as you to work with animals all day?” or perhaps the more common “if someone wanted to work in a veterinary office, what requirements would they need?” Firstly, thank you, I do love my…
As pet parents, we’ve all dealt with the task of teaching our dogs to help them adapt to our ways of living, from potty training your puppy to leash training an older dog, it can be a time-consuming task to take on your own, especially if you´re not an expert. That’s why we’ve gathered a…