This is a two day introduction into the foundation level of dog training. This would be suitable for anyone considering a career as a dog walker, trainer, pet sitter, doggie daycare or pet boarding staff or for anyone who volunteers with dogs and keen interest in helping them.
- Canine Body Language
- Lesson Planning
- Quadrants of Dog Training
- Learning Theorists
- Training Tools
- Practical Demonstration
- Dog Training Methods
- Introduction to Clicker Training
- Progression Where to Next
This course is run over 2 days, from 10am – 3pm. There will be an hour lunch each day.
You are not required to have a dog to participate in this workshop, for practical sessions we will use DSPCA dogs.
Each participant will receive a certificate of attendance on completion.
We recommend attendees are at least 18 years of age.