Graduates can articulate to the Bachelor of Science in Pet Care and Grooming offered by Tajen University in Taiwan.
Pet-related businesses, including pet grooming, is expanding fast in the Asia-Pacific region due to the rising population of pet owners and demand for premium pet-related products and services. This has given rise to a thriving pet economy in HK and China.
Animal-assisted therapy involves the partnership with trained animals especially dogs in therapeutic interventions. Scientific studies have shown that it has positive effects on the emotional well-being of subjects with Autism, Dementia, and mental health concerns.
The programme provides students with professional training of key knowledge and skills required for their future studies and career in a wide range of areas – from pet grooming and animal welfare to the science of human (Psychology) and the applications of animal-assisted intervention.
LiPACE is proud to be in partnership with Hong Kong Institute of Animal Assisted Intervention (HKIAAI), as the provider of the first and only credit-bearing programme in Pet Care and Animal Assisted Therapy in Hong Kong.