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Dog Psychology, Behaviour & Training

599.00

Learn dog training habits that will last a lifetime

If dog behaviour & psychology fascinate you, these canine behaviour and psychology courses will provide you with a framework of understanding that will enhance your career prospects, allow you to upskill around canine behaviour training – or simply bring you more understanding around what motivates your own dog. Dog psychology and training includes a detailed look into canine behaviour and training techniques, a section on training working dogs around conditioned stimulus-response, and insights into behaviours common to wolves and dogs. Enrol in dog behaviour training courses to learn what makes your best friend tick.

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6 Months Access
| ~140 Study Hours
Study at your own pace – students generally complete one module per-week. See our free course guide for detailed duration information.

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I’ve gone from working in a pathology office to now hanging out with some super cute dogs!’ Janet’s journey is far from over, and she has big plans to take her career even further. Ultimately, she hopes to help expand her friend’s business to include mobile grooming, a must-have for many clients in today’s busy world.

COURSE BENEFITS

  • Understand factors that may result in aggressive canine behaviour
  • Describe steps towards preventing parasites in dogs
  • Discover more about dogs towards a career in canine dog training
  • Take a step towards becoming a specialised dog trainer
  • Learn about psychological training methods used for farm, hearing, & guide dogs
  • Understand how to control canine movement with training
  • Work towards a career in the Veterinarian sector

COURSE CONTENTS

The Dog Psychology, Behaviour & Training comprises the following 9 courses;

  1. Nature and Scope of Canine Psychology
  2. Canine Senses and Communication
  3. Understanding Natural Canine Behaviour
  4. Canine Behavioural Development
  5. Canine Behavioural Disorders
  6. Basic Dog Training Principles
  7. Dog Obedience Training
  8. Controlling a Dog’s Movement
  9. Training Working Dogs

We donate a portion of all course proceeds to the ISPCA

  • The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) is Ireland’s largest national animal welfare charity, and represents a number of affiliated member societies.  Together the ISPCA and our members help, rescue, treat and responsibly rehome tens of thousands of animals of all different species.
  • The Career Academy donates a portion of all course proceeds to the ISPCA, with the funds going toward their rehabilitation and adoption programs.

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There are no entry requirements or prerequisites to enrol on this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking on “Enrol Now” and following the prompts.  

Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors – call 01 437 8559 or email info@careeracademy.ie

This course costs €499.00 or only €25 per week on a no-deposit, interest-free payment plan. Click here to get started now. 

This course takes approximately 140 hours, and you’ll have up to 6 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week, but if life gets busy, you can apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon completing this course, you could obtain work as a Dog Trainer.

Contact a friendly student advisor on 01 437 8559 to learn about potential career outcomes and where our courses could take you. You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

Your course is delivered through our online learning platform, which you can access from any web browser 24/7 to work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the necessary resources at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates; you can start whenever you are ready, and your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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Absolutely! You’ve got a 14-day cooling-off period (trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to review all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money-back guarantee*.

Completing a Dog Psychology, Behaviour & Training course can help you discover more about dogs towards a career in canine care and take a step towards becoming a specialised dog trainer.

Absolutely! If you have prior experience or qualifications that cross over to some of the modules in this course, you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL). This allows you to be recognised and credited to certain modules, meaning you can reduce the number of modules you need to study, whilst still getting the full qualification. Click here to find out more about RPL

* Excluding €25 administration fee