Think Dog!™ Certificate
Our most popular dog behaviour course.
- Originally written by the late John Fisher (the original ‘dog whisperer’, author of the best-selling ‘Think Dog!’ book, who passed his legacy to Sarah)
- Updated & tutored by Sarah Whitehead and colleagues
- Six-month home study (correspondence) course, with practical applications
- Begins: 1st of any month
- OCN accreditation – 12 credits at Level Two
- Investment: £672 (inc. VAT) or £95 deposit plus 4 x instalments of £150.25 (inc. VAT)
An Intermediate level award in canine behaviour and training
A unique and applied foundation in the subject of behaviour and training. The course is home-study based, illustrated throughout, with accompanying DVD material. Includes some practically-based observations and research. The course represents the cutting edge of modern behaviour theories and practice today and is designed and written to be an ideal first stage in-line with new industry regulations.
What you will learn:
Unit One: A practical history of dog training. Challenging the dominance myth – dogs are not wolves! The secrets of the domestic dog.
Unit Two: Canine behaviour and factors affecting learning. Recognising and understanding stress and dietary influences.
Unit Three: The psychology of how dogs learn. Human/canine interactions – avoiding common misinterpretations.
Unit Four: Aggression – cause, effect, management and resolution. Our role in prevention and treatment.
Unit Five: Behavioural problem solving techniques and case histories. Real-life case history presented on DVD.
Unique course features:
Illustrated, up-to-the-minute course notes
DVD material – demonstrating a real case history
Experienced and professional tutors – who are active practitioners
Friendly, personal support from tutors via e-mail and phone
Who is this course for?
This course is for anyone who wishes to further their own knowledge of canine behaviour and training, either to expand their skill base or as the start of a whole new career. It focuses on experience and understanding, not simply academic theory. Many professionals started with this course and recommend it as a result. It really is life-changing education!
If you want to become proficient in helping others resolve issues with their dogs and design a future for yourself that is both compelling and achievable, there’s no better place to start.
“It is rare that a course can change your life – but ‘Think Dog!’ really did change mine! Whether you are looking for a better understanding of your own dog, a way to enhance your career, or ways to improve animal welfare, this course is truly inspirational.” JG, Berkshire.Instalment option: For your convenience, we accept payment in four easy instalments. Please note that the deposit and first instalment need to be paid before course notes and resources are shipped to you. There is a small admin fee of £24 for paying by instalments – so you can save money by paying in full.
VAT is included at the time of payment.
(Deposit and first instalment are taken together on booking, then remaining instalments at 30 day intervals)