You need a certificate in animal care and handling to manage a pet shop or business that sells, grooms, or houses cats, dogs, or other small animals. After you complete this course and pass the final exam, you will get a certificate to show that you have met the Health Code requirement.
The course is provided by the NYC Health Academy. It is offered twice a year over two days for six hours each day. The cost, including final exam, is $39.
You can register in person or online.
Classes are located at:
The Riverside Health Center, 2nd floor
160 West 100th Street (near Columbus Avenue)
New York, NY 10025