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Build mutual trust by knowing what your dog’s behavior means and get the skills needed to make him sociable and obedient
There’s no doubt about it, dogs are EVERYONE’s best friend! But occasionally, every dog owner will go through phases where their lovable pooch acts more like a monster – and it can be a frustrating and difficult time. Some dogs have trouble adjusting when they are brought home for the first time, other dogs can be trained for years and then act out for seemingly no apparent reason. But what this course will teach you is that there is ALWAYS a reason for every dog behavior – and we’ll help you to recognize the psychological, emotional, and social motivations behind their actions.
This course will empower you to be your own dog behaviorist and training guru. When you work hands-on with your dog on training and obedience, it strengthens your bond and builds trust. Trainers and schools are expensive, stressful, and don’t always give you long-lasting results – because your dog is performing as opposed to learning. When you can correct your dog’s behavior, teach them new skills, and give them challenges, your dog will have more respect for you as a leader, and more love for you as an owner.
By the end of the course, you’ll be able to work directly with your dog to fix those bad behaviors, and you’ll recognize signs of future problems. We want you to have a long and happy life with your doggy pal, so enroll today and start working your magic!
Our online course is suitable for everyone, of any experience level, and will teach you strong leadership skills and obedience tips that anyone can master.
If you’ve experienced any of the following, this course is for you!
Candidates with an interest in working with dogs
Anyone interested in a career in dog sitting, dog walking, dog training, or animal care
Those interested in owning dogs, volunteering at animal shelters, or fostering animals.
Existing animal care workers in pursuit of promotion
Those seeking to improve the lives of their dogs through proper training, leadership, and interaction
International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.
To receive certification, you must:
If you meet this criteria, your certificate of successful completion will be emailed to you immediately after you finish the course
You will also have the option to order a hard copy certificate directly from ICOES. (www.icoes.org)
This course is CPD/CE accredited. Our CPD accredited courses count towards the total of CPD hours to submit for your job role. CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the UK and internationally.
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Absorb and remember course content with our easy-to-follow, structured information and helpful illustrations. And yes - you can study anywhere, anytime, from any device
Reinforce your learning with quizzes at the end of each module
Once you’ve successfully completed your course and passed the exams, you’ll receive your certification. Congratulations on your amazing achievement!
What an awesome experience studying through IOA. Courses are user-friendly, informative, and fun. Highly recommended! Helped me understand where I'm going wrong with dog training, and how I can improve.Lauren Behr - South Africa
What an awesome experience studying through IOA. Courses are user-friendly, informative, and fun. Highly recommended! Helped me understand where I'm going wrong with dog training, and how I can improve.Lauren Behr
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