Tafe NSW is introducing a new course at it's Moss Vale campus to prepare people for work in the pet care industry.
Head Teacher Jenny O'Donnell said the pandemic has lead to an increase in pet ownership across the Southern Highlands.
"There's probably been the biggest increase in demand since I've been in the industry,"she said.
The course which is funded by job trainer is called Statement of Attainment in Introduction to Working in the Pet Industry.
It starts on November 5.
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