Course Description

Dog Psychology, Behaviour and Training

Career Academy

Delve into the canine mind with Career Academy’s Dog Psychology course.

Understanding mans best friend is vital for responsible owners and anyone working with dogs. Our online Dog Psychology course will teach you about canine psychology, senses and behaviour, and youll learn basic dog and obedience training techniques.

Fantastic for dog owners, breeders, groomers, trainers, dog therapists, walkers, pet sitters, boarding or kennel assistants, pet shop assistants and pet rescue attendants.

Key Benefits

  • Gain an Employer Recognised Certificate of achievement
  • Understand how canine animals think and communicate
  • Develop a program for training a new pet dog when it is brought into a household.
  • Learn to train a dog to perform predetermined actions upon command
  • Control the movement of dogs through training and other methods.
  • Learn how working dogs can be trained to perform tasks. Includes a sheep dog, tracking dog, blind dog or substance detection dog

This online course is designed for:

  • People who want to work in dog training or animal daycare
  • Responsible dog owners

Course Summary

Assessments: 10 modules / 10 assignments. Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments

Delivery and support: This course is delivered online with tutor support via email or phone.

Duration: 100 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week. Enrol today and start when you are ready.

Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 6 months until you complete.

This course covers 10 modules

1. Nature and Scope of Canine Psychology

2. Caine Senses

3. Understanding Natural Canine Behaviour

4. Canine Behavioural Development

5. Canine Behavioural Disorders

6. Basic Dog Training

7. Dog Obedience Training

8. Controlling a Dogs Movement

9. Training Working Dogs

10. Start a dog training business (this is an optional module)

Investment: €499 or only €25 per week on an interest FREE payment plan.

Course Code ANCI1004-1
College Name Career Academy
Course Category Agriculture & Veterinary, Animal Care
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 2
Delivery mode Elearning
Course Fee 499
Course Duration 100 hours, approximately 10 hours per module. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.
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Suite 1208, 77 Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin, Ireland

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