Solving Canine Behaviour Problems

QEL Code 791
CPD 20
Estimated Study Time 20 hours
Start Date Anytime
Study mode Online
Award type Diploma
Assessment Method Short answer questions to confirm your knowledge
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Course fees £399

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Unit # 1

Understanding Canine Behaviour

Learn about the evolution and domestication of the dog. Gain an understanding of natural canine behaviour and learn how to evaluate natural canine behaviour and its importance. This module also includes information about reviewing and understanding canine aggression.

Unit # 2

How do dogs think and learn?

Understand canine learning and different learning theories. Investigate and evaluate different thinking processes in dogs.

Unit # 3

Dealing with common canine behaviour problems Part 1

This unit explores how to deal with some of the most common behaviour problems including: destructive behaviour, excessive barking, jumping up, begging, chasing, recall issues and separation anxiety.

Unit # 4

Dealing with common canine behaviour problems Part 2

This canine behaviour problems course module continues with the theme of how to deal with common behaviour problems and includes additional information specific to canine behavioural problems experienced in animal rescue shelters.

Canine Behaviour Problems Course

This solving canine behaviour problems course explores the external and internal influences that affect behaviour in dogs . Learn about the common factors that can create canine behavioural problems, why they occur, and how to deal with them.

A major factor for the increase in dogs being abandoned and surrendered to re-homing organisations is problem behaviour; it is also the most cited reason for re-homing failures.

Canine behavioural problems can be serious and potentially dangerous to humans and other animals. It is a fascinating subject – explored in this course.

Understanding Canine Behaviour Problems

All careers working with dogs require an understanding of canine behaviour, including being able to interpret canine body language, recognising and dealing with unwanted behaviour and preventing problems from occurring. This understanding is appropriate for everyone in contact with dogs, including dog owners, dog walkers, kennel workers, dog sitters, dog re-homers, animal welfare officers and of course dog behaviour practitioners.

This is the perfect foundation course for those wanting to embark on a career as a dog behaviour practitioner.

This canine behaviour problems course begins with a look at evolution and domestication and what implications this may have on our domestic dogs. The course also takes a look at various breeds and their natural behaviour and how that may translate in a domestic setting. Canine signalling and body language is also examined, and the module also looks at canine aggression.

Understanding how dogs learn is vital for anyone working with dogs and this subject is explored in this course. For many years the emphasis in dog training and dealing with behaviour problems, has been on using physical force and punishment, this course only promotes force free methods.


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