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Dog Boarder - Diploma


 
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Description Course Details
 
With the introduction of Licensing Regulations for certain pet services there is a need for suitable education to satisfy the requirements. This course has been devised specifically for the home boarding and kennelling of dogs and satisfies the DEFRA licencing requirements.

1. Animal Law

  • Introduction to canine law
  • Local Byelaws
  • Sources of information on canine law
  • Standard scale of fines and penalties
  • Animal Welfare Act 2006
  • The key elements of the Animal Welfare Act 2006
  • Animals to which the Animal Welfare Act 2006 applies
  • Protection Animals of the Animal Welfare Act 2006
  • Responsibility for animals of the Animal Welfare Act 2006
  • Preventing harm in connection with the Animal Welfare Act 2006
  • Duty of care and the Animal Welfare Act 2006
  • The Criminal Damages Act 1971
  • Dangerous Dogs Act 1991
  • Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005
  • Dog Fouling (Scotland) Act 2003
  • Road Traffic Act 1988
  • Public Space protection Orders
  • Transportation of Animals
  • The Animal Health Act 1981
  • The Veterinary Surgeon's Act 1966

2. Health and Hygiene

3. Canine First Aid

  • Accident prevention
  • Outdoor basics
  • Indoor basics
  • Putting together a first aid kit
  • Muzzles
  • Vital Signs: Temperature, Pulse and Respiration
  • Examples of First Aid Situations
  • RTA : First aid Action
  • Wounds: Open
  • Wounds: Closed
  • First Aid action of wounds
  • Fractures: Simple, Compound and Complicated
  • First Aid action of fractures
  • Haemorrhaging
  • Arteries
  • Veins
  • Capillaries
  • The different types of haemorrhage
  • Signs of haemorrhage
  • First aid action of haemorrhage
  • The three main pressure points
  • Tourniquets
  • Dislocations
  • Signs of dislocations
  • First aid action of dislocations
  • Shock
  • Signs of shock
  • First aid action of shock
  • Heat Stroke
  • Signs of heat stroke
  • First aid action of heat stroke
  • Cut paws
  • Burns and scalds
  • First aid action of burns ad scalds
  • Drowning
  • First aid action of drowning
  • Foreign bodies in eyes, throat or mouth
  • Insect stings
  • Poisoning
  • First aid action of poisoning
  • Convulsions and Fits
  • Cause of convulsions and fits
  • First aid action of convulsions and fits

4. Dog Care

  • How to carry out health checks on the dog
  • Canine eye disorders
  • Canine urinary disorders
  • Disorders of the skin and coat
  • Disorders of the bones, muscles and joints
  • Canine nutrition
  • Nutritional disorders
  • External parasites
  • Internal parasites
  • Keeping the dog clean and tidy

5. Canine Nutrition

  • Introduction to food
  • The 5 main types of food
  • Carbohydrates
  • Proteins
  • Minerals
  • Vitamins
  • The canine digestive system
  • Feeding
  • Types of food
  • Moist food
  • Dry food
  • Natural food
  • When to feed
  • Dietary requirements for different ages
  • Puppy requirements
  • Weaning
  • How much should a dog be fed?
  • Daily requirements of the elderly dog
  • Loss of appetite (fussy feeders)
  • Feeding the unwell dog
  • The importance of water.

6. Canine Behaviour

  • Introduction to Canine Behaviour
  • Puppy behaviour
  • Adolescence behaviour in the dog
  • Adolescence behaviour in the bitch
  • Mating behaviour of the dog and bitch/li>
  • Pregnancy of the bitch
  • Whelping
  • Puppy behaviour
  • Canine Communication
  • Vocalisation
  • Tactile communication
  • Body Language
  • Scent communication
  • Natural canine behaviours


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