Canine Reactive Behaviour – Accredited Advanced Certificate Course

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 4 customer ratings
(4 customer reviews)

£159 £79

 

UK Rural Skills AccreditedNUS Extra

Study Type:               Home Study, Distance Learning

Duration:                  100 Hours, Self-paced

Course Materials:   105 Page PDF Course Book
Course Materials:    3 Module Assessments
Course Materials:    Student Guidelines
Course Materials:    Learning Objectives
Course Materials:    Access to Private Study Group.

Full Lifetime Access
Digital Certificate of Completion
Canine Principles Certified Badge for your Website and Social Media

The Canine Reactive Behaviour Advanced Certificate course is designed to provide an understanding of anxiety and stress in dogs, that leads to dramatic reaction towards environmental triggers.

The course covers the neuroscience and physiology of the stress reaction, how and why some dogs struggle socially, social learning and an overview of canine aggression. To see the full course structure please reference the course syllabus below.

The course is suitable for dog guardians that want to learn more about the underlying reasons for environmental reactivity displayed by their dogs, it’s also an excellent CPD course for dog professionals of every type, looking to expand their knowledge and awareness on their canine clients.

 

This course is also available as a Course Package

Content

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Course Syllabus

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Module One: The Biology of Behaviour

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Module one of the course considers the biology of behaviour. To fully understand why a dog may be acting or reacting in a certain way, we must understand the chemistry and biology associated with behaviour. The objective of module one is to set the foundations of understanding the dog, from a biological perspective.
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  • The Dog’s Brain
  • Forebrain
  • Midbrain
  • Hindbrain
  • Synapse & Neurotransmitters
  • Neural Pathways
  • Stress and the Brain
  • What Causes Stress?
  • The Canine Nervous System
  • The Canine Endocrine System
  • Stress and the Body
  • Stress and Behaviour
  • How To Help A Stressed Dog

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Module Two: Reaction and Response

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Module two of the course discusses the reactivity factor and how a dog may respond to the triggers in their immediate environment. The objective of the second module is to provide an effective understanding of what the dog is experiencing whilst we witness reactive behaviour.
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  • What is Reactive Behaviour?
  • The Development of Reactivity
  • Socialisation
  • The Link Between Social and Emotional Health
  • Why Some Dogs React More
  • Fear
  • Social Deprivation
  • Nature or Nurture
  • Puppy Farm Dogs
  • Body Language
  • The Importance of Choice
  • Desensitization and Counter Conditioning
  • Treatment Option: Desensitisation
  • Treatment Option: Counterconditioning
  • Flooding
  • Emotional Healing
  • Fearful Behaviour
  • Causes of Fear
  • The Biology of Fear
  • Dealing with A Scared, Unknown Dog

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Module Three: Canine Aggression

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Module three of the course offers an overview and understanding of canine aggression. The module considers types of aggression, how they may manifest and what may cause escalation. The objective of this module is to raise awareness on canine aggression and behaviours associated with an aggressive state.
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  • What is Aggression?
  • Outward Signs
  • The Ladder of Aggression
  • Types of Aggression
  • Territorial Aggression
  • Resource Guarding
  • Dog to Dog Aggression
  • Predatory Drift
  • Dog to Human Aggression
  • Medication Related Aggression
  • Littermate Syndrome
  • Redirected Aggression
  • Sudden Onset Aggression (SOA)
  • Trigger Stacking
  • Living with an Aggressive Dog
  • Dealing with an Aggressive Unknown Dog
  • Dealing with A Dog Bite
  • The Law
  • The Behaviour Advice Hierarchy

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Studying with Canine Principles

The course is online study with access to a positive, expanding study group and tutor support. It is assessed at the end of each module with a set of questions and an essay, for certification. Certification includes; a digital certificate, a badge for your website or Facebook page and the option to be added to the Canine Principles graduates page. 

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Support

Throughout the course, you will be supported in your learning by qualified Canine Behaviourist Practitioner. The course also offers entry to a private study group where you can discuss topics with other Canine Principles students.

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FAQ

Have a question about your course? Click here for answers to our frequently asked questions

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Refund Policy

Refunds for emailed course documents are not available as standard as the product is shipped and unreturnable. Individual emergency cases can be considered at the discretion of Canine Principles.

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4 reviews for Canine Reactive Behaviour – Accredited Advanced Certificate Course

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    info9

    I absolutely LOVED this course. I learnt so much and found the science behind stress and fear fascinating. I would highly recommend to any dog professional or owner as it is invaluable knowledge.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    toni

    Great course

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Barbara

    Really enjoyed this course, very interesting and very ,helpful if one gets stuck, highly recommended

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    molsies

    I really enjoyed this learning experience, the course notes were concise and assignments marked promptly with great feedback.

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