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Hocking College Hosted the National Dog Groomers Association of America

by Melinda Casilli

April is National Canine Fitness Month, National Pet First Aid Awareness Month, and National Heartworm Awareness Month. The Animal Assisted Therapy Program and the Canine Certificate Program at Hocking College are celebrating the entire month with classes, workshops, and certifications that help keep everyone's four-legged friends happy and healthy!

Hocking College Receives Grant to offer Scholarships for Short-Term Certificates

by Stephanie DiFrancesco

Beginning in January 2022, Hocking College has increased scholarship opportunities for students enrolling in one or more Short-Term Certificate programs, thanks to a grant received from the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Students enrolling in one of the eligible certificate programs and meeting the enrollment eligibility criteria will be considered for up to a $2,000 award. The award will be applied to the expenses of tuition and fees.

Hocking College Alumnus Will Compete in Historic Dog Show

by Tracey A. Maine

Hocking College graduate Jarrod Ball will soon have the unique distinction of being the second Hocking College graduate to show a dog at the upcoming Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on June 12-13, 2021.

National Rescue Dog Day Celebrates Shelter Adoptions

by Tracey A. Maine

Tuesday, May 20, is National Rescue Dog Day!

K-9 Military Veterans Day: The Role Dogs Have Played in War

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

While dogs are man's best friends, they’ve also helped save countless lives by serving in the military. March 13 is K-9 Veterans Day, a day in which everyone can reflect on the importance and impact military dogs have today and throughout history.  

Raise Your Paws for Responsible Pet Owners Month!

by Tracey A. Maine

February 2020 is Responsible Pet Owners Month!

Show your pet you love them, make yourself a good owner

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

We all love our pets, but loving them and doing what's best for them is sometimes very different.

Basic Training Methods To Try For National Dog Training Month

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

For many people, January is a time where you determine a new year's resolution. Often times these will be to get in better shape or to cut out coffee, but a great resolution to consider for 2020 is training your four-legged friend. Afterall, January is National Train Your Dog Month.

What is Animal Assisted Therapy?

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

Animal Assisted Therapy is one of many new programs offered here at Hocking College. This program offers students two paths you can choose an equine track which will focus on training and therapy of horses or canine which focuses on man's best friend.

Calling All Pet Lovers — Pet Holidays Taking Place This Month

by Tim Brunicardi

There are several pet holidays throughout the month of June that will offer any cat and/or dog lover the opportunity to show their fur baby how much they mean to them. These pet-oriented holidays include:

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