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rodney the tortoise and students

Rodney the tortoise

sawyer the tuxedo cat and students

Sawyer the  Tuxedo cat

bailey the pug and students

Bailey the pug

chloe the domestic short hair cat

Chloe the domestic short hair cat


joyce geib animal care instructor

Joyce Geib – Animal Care Instructor

Animal Care

Animal Care (with Internship) 20 - 21

 Do you love animals?  Is a career working with animals for you?  The Animal Care with Internship program may be the career path for you!  LBSA offers 4 levels of Animal Care each level being one semester long.  After completion of levels 1 & 2 a student will receive a certificate of completion and then again after completion of levels  3 & 4. These are 18 week courses with opportunities for a satisfying career in Animal Care.

LBSA will start the Fall semester with On-line learning. 

We have received approval for Essential Lab to be on campus Tuesday evenings from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm and Zoom class lecture on Thursday evenings from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. After so may hours of lecture and essential lab you will be placed at a job site.

Classes meet T/TH from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM.  This is the opportunity to change your future!

2020 - 2021 Fall class will run Sept 1st 2020 - Jan 28th 2021 and       Spring class will run Jan 29th 2021 - June 16th 2021. First class meeting for second semester will be Feb 2nd 2021 in person at our Willow campus 5:30 - 8:30 pm. Tuesdays will be in person and Thursdays will be Zoom meetings.

Enrollment for Fall 2020 will begin August 24th 2020

Fees:  Course fee:  $350 per semester                                                    (Cash, Debit, Visa or Master Card accepted)       

            No refunds will be given after the second class meeting.      Payment plans can be arranged.

Step to enroll in Animal Care

Step 1:  Each prospective CTE student needs to come in to the Adult School Main Office at the Willow St campus  to fill out required enrollment  paperwork.  Step 2: Pay for the class. We accept cash, debit or credit. (Payments Plans are available.)     CTE students do not take an assessment test, and orientation for the class is given the first class session.                                                                                                                            

Spring Registration is on-going until all sections are full                                    Regular Office hours are Monday - Thursday   9 am - 7:00 pm  and Friday 9 am - 4:00 pm. When classes are not in session office hours are 9 am- 4 pm Monday - Friday.

Spring Registration begins:    January 13th 2020

Spring semester starts January 29th and ends June 16th 2020 

For more information contact Carlece Martin at or call (562) 595-8893 Ext. 231.  Call today!

itzy the tortoiseshell kitten

Itzy the tortoiseshell Kitten

gwenivere the bearded dragon

 Gwenivere  the Bearded Dragon

milo the shi-tzu maltese

Milo the Shi-tzu  Maltese

Zeus the Bearded Dragon

Zeus the Bearded Dragon

pumpkin the corn snake and student

Pumkin the Corn Snake

students with chubby and squishy the rats

Chubby and Squishy the Rats

posing with april the shepard mix

April the Shepard mix 

mo the python snake and students

Mo the python snake

bella the german shepard and students

Bella the German Shepard 

khloe the terrier mix and students

Khole the Terrier mix 

mocha the bull terrier puppy

Mocha the Bull Terrier puppy

princess the staffoshire with students kneeling

Princess the Staffoshire

student smiling with freckles the old english spot

Freckles the old English spot