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Canine Care and Behaviour - Diploma
Canine Care and Behaviour - Diploma


 
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This course has been designed with the new dog owner in mind; it will also prove very useful for kennel maids and those working in the animal care industry. Additionally it will serve as a useful introduction to those students considering a career requiring the knowledge of canine behaviour.

Course Modules
1. The Early Days
  • Preparing to own a dog
  • Choosing a dog
  • Puppy Tips
  • Exercise
  • Dog Toys
  • Basic training
  • Toilet training
  • Vaccination and the diseases they prevent.
  • The importance of worming programmes - a brief introduction to round and tapeworms
  • Keeping your dog flea free - the flea life cycle you need to break
  • Feeding the puppy and adult dog
  • Neutering
  • Keeping the dog clean and tidy
2. Continued Health
  • Health care, what to look for to check your dog is healthy or not
  • Common disorders
  • Nutritional disorders
  • Other parasites you should be aware of
  • Grooming equipment for specific coat types
  • Basic First Aid
  • Putting together a simple first aid kit
  • The elderly dog, extra care and feeding
  • Holidays: kennels/pet sitters
3. The Dog as a Social Animal
  • The dog as a pack animal
  • Introduction to the dog's lupine ancestry
  • Puppy behaviour
  • The bitch's intervention with her puppies
  • Adolescence
  • The adult dog - comparing the sexes and neutered and unneutered dogs and bitches
  • Mating and giving birth
  • The early days after birth
4. Communication
  • Problems of puppies from puppy farms
  • Communication
  • How upbringing affects a dog's future behaviour
  • Why dogs behave like dogs
  • The dog's place in your home
  • Problem dog - the dog thinks he/she has an assertive personality (Alpha in text)

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