Update 6.1.20 – All classes are currently in session and in person school visits have continued. We are continuing to follow safety protocols recommended by St. Charles county and the CDC for the safety of all students and guests. Update 5.7.20 – St. Charles County has officially lifted their stay-at-home order, but construction on the…

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Image of man at Veterinary Assistant School holding a cat

ST LOUIS, MO – January 13, 2020 – With the recent closing of Vatterott College, not far behind Hickey and Sanford Brown, the St. Louis veterinary community is left with an unprecedented demand for qualified pet professionals.  The Academy of Pet Careers hopes to fill this void by opening St. Louis’ only Vet Assistant School.  …

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ST LOUIS, MO – July 17, 2019 – Cassandra Christensen was recently awarded the Hannelore Bugby Scholarship for Female Entrepreneurs by The Academy of Pet Careers. This scholarship is only offered once per year to a female student who shows ambition and aspires to start her own pet business. The ideal candidate is one who wishes…

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ST LOUIS, MO – May 31, 2019 – Education is only the beginning to starting a successful pet career. The Academy of Pet Careers is looking for sponsors in the pet care industry that can help our graduates get connected and build the resources they need to succeed.   The value of a sponsor can come…

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Pet CPR & First Aid, The Academy of Pet Careers

ST LOUIS, MO – April 30, 2019 – Pet CPR & First Aid has become increasingly popular over the years, and not just for pet professionals. Pet parents are finding comfort in knowing what to do in a medical emergency until they can get their pet to the vet. The Academy of Pet Careers is hosting…

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Hannelore Bugby Scholarship for Female Entrepreneurs, The Academy of Pet Careers

ST LOUIS, MO – March 19, 2019 – Women predominantly run the pet care industry. With low barriers to entry, opportunities are available to anyone ambitious enough to open their own pet business. The Academy of Pet Careers wants to celebrate the women of the industry by offering a scholarship to one lucky woman who expresses…

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SocialPET Launch Image

ST LOUIS, MO – February 16, 2019 – With steady growth of the pet care industry (predicted increase of $3 Billion in 2018), there are more opportunities for small pet businesses than ever before. SocialPET was created to support small pet businesses in their efforts to open their doors and grow their business. SocialPET is an…

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The Academy of Pet Careers Owners (Joseph Schifano, Paul Schfiano, Michael Schifano)

ST LOUIS, MO – January 15, 2019 – The AKC Museum of the Dog has been a landmark in St. Louis since 1995. Pet lovers from all around could come and enjoy the pet-friendly environment and learn from classes being held in their event space. Since the announcement of their closing in 2017, many pet education…

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