Dog Psychology, Behaviour & Training
Teach your dog good habits that will last a lifetime!
Understanding man’s best friend is vital for responsible owners and anyone working with dogs. Our 100 hour online course will teach you about canine psychology, senses and behaviour, and you’ll learn basic dog and obedience training techniques.
This course will provide invaluable information for anyone who owns dogs, works with dogs currently, or plans to work with dogs.
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Dog Training and Psychology
- Understand how canine animals think and communicate
- Explore the behavioural development of puppies
- Learn the basic concepts behind dog training, and how they can apply to different situations.
- Control the movement of dogs through training and other methods.
- Discover the roles of working dogs, and the outline of how they can be trained.
Investment: €499 or from only €25 per week on an interest free payment plan.
Assessments: 9 modules / 9 assignments. Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments.
Delivery and support: This course is delivered online with tutor support via email or phone.
Duration: 140 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 is designed for
- People who want to work in dog training or animal daycare
- Responsible dog owners
- People who want to work in the dog care industry
Potential Career Outcomes
The Career Academy’s Animal Care graduates regularly start their own businesses. Graduates have also been employed in various animal care businesses. On completion of this course, you may be able to apply for jobs such as:
- Pet Shop staff member
- Animal Trainer
*Students will need to gain practical exprience not offered by The Career Academy to obtain Animal Trainer & Groomer positions.
Careers Portal Ireland state that the foreseeable future, the employment Animal Care-related roles is expected to increase. The current jobs in demand are Veterinary Assistants, Veterinary Technicians and Animal Hospital Assistants. The salary ranges for Animal Care related work is between €20,000 – €34,000 per year.
Sources: AAT, Pay Scale Ireland, CPL Jobs Ireland
Nine Comprehensive Modules
- ANCG153 – Nature and Scope of Canine Psychology
- ANCG115 – Canine Senses and Communication
- ANCG172 – Understanding Natural Canine Behaviour
- ANCG112 – Canine Behavioural Development
- ANCG113 – Canine Behavioural Disorders
- ANCG106 – Basic Dog Training Principles
- ANCG127 – Obedience Dog Training
- ANCG122 – Controlling a Dog’s Movement
- ANCG171 – Dog Training for Working Environments
Receive Unlimited Support From Experienced Professionals
Our tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. Students receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.
Eden (Pet & Animal Care Tutor)
I am finding the material in this course very helpful and most interesting. The best part is the positive feedback and support that I have received from my tutors Rachael and Eden. Can’t wait to study something new.
Rachel (Pet & Animal Care Tutor)
Really enjoying my course. The feedback is great. My tutor Rachel is wonderful and always there if I need her. I’m working on my last assignment now and considering taking another course.
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