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Introduction to K9 Psychology AC073 Qualification College Certificate Qualification Level Level : na What do these levels mean? Duration : 1 day Times : Saturday: 9.15 am - 4.45 pm Dates : 3 courses: 18.07.09, 19.09.09, 30.01.10 Run by : Animal Care Department. Tutor : Ann Bond Awarding Body Kingston Maurward College Is it right for me? Understanding of man's best friend has never been so exciting and enlightening. Just how much of their wolfish inheritance is present in our modern dog and why would we want to use that in our training methods? After all, they are a different species, not a wolf in disguise or a human in a furry coat! Should we expect them to ignore their natural instincts and understand how to live in our challenging world without suitable tuition and understanding? Dogs are often misunderstood in their reactions, which can lead to a total breakdown in their relationships with humans. If we take the time to understand how they learn and teach them an alternative way to behave with motivation, the result is a happy and cooperative relationship. Whether you are a pet or working dog owner, work with dogs or just interested in dogs, you will be equipped with a sound basic knowledge of this fascinating subject. Completion of this course is essential before completing the Intermediate K9 Psychology course. What qualifications will I need? Interest and enthusiasm for the topic. What will I be learning about? Psychology of how dogs learn and humancanine communication: fact or fiction Factors effecting behaviour and learning ability, including effects of nutrition development and breed Common behaviour problems and solutions Effects of negative training methods and advantages of positive reinforcement training techniques What materials are required? Stationery and writing materials What is next? Introduction to Dog Grooming course. Practical Dog Training. Intermediate K9 Psychology How will I be assessed? None How much will it cost? ?75 Money Matters

Introduction to K9 Psychology AC073 Qualification College Certificate Qualification Level Level : na What do these levels mean? Duration : 1 day Times : Saturday: 9.15 am - 4.45 pm Dates : 3 courses: 18.07.09, 19.09.09, 30.01.10 Run by : Animal Care Department. Tutor : Ann Bond Awarding Body Kingston Maurward College Is it right for me? Understanding of man's best friend has never been so...

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