Courses for Animal Lovers

If you love animals and want to work around them, there are many choice of courses form different related field to cater to your love for the scaly and furry friends!

1. Veterinary

Field: Medicine
Duration: 6 years

There is nothing more noble than saving every living creature on this earth. There are lack of exotic pets veterinarian in Malaysia especially there are more exotic pets that are available to be kept locally such as hedgehogs,  geckos, foreign reptiles and more.


2. Pet Groomer/Rehabilitation

Field: Health Sciences
Duration: 3 year

Sometimes it takes more than beauty to make animals feel more comfortable and safe. Some animals after being rescued needs to be fully recover before releasing back in the wild or go back home to their owners. This requires expertise in helping the animals to get back on their feet with rehabilitation. Some pets might need a little trim and help getting rids of dangerous ticks and tangles on their scales or fur.

3. Pet Fashion Designer

Field: Design
Duration : 3 years

Fancy a new look for your pet? Want to match them into family pictures for raya or chrismas celebrations? Its time to get some cute clothes for them. Some apparels for pets are also for health and safety purposes. Did you know a 3-months old human baby clothing is suitable to be a replacement for cone collar to prevent them form licking themselves?



4. Animal Trainer

Field:  Animal Training
Duration: 3 years

Source: MALAYMAIL/Azneal Ishak.

Animal trainer is a good field to help animals to assist humans. Animal trainers can help pets to be more obedient at home or train them to assist police for investigations. Some are even specialized to train dogs to help those who are hearing or visually impaired.


5. Pet Store Business Management

Field: Business
Duration: 4 years

Want to run a business close to animals? Start up a pet shop! There are wide arrange of things to cater to every type of pets in Malaysia. Some pet store even have their own ‘pet pharmacist’ and sell over-the-counter-medicine for simple solution to light sickness for some pets. Everything is pawsible under one roof.


6. Pet Food Engineer

Field: Engineering
Duration: 5 years

Interested in cooking for your pets and giving them tasty nutritional treats? Then food engineering is purrfect for you. Doing research to serve the best for animals need and composition to make it safe for digestion is important for your pets health!