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Dog Owner Short Course

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If you love dogs, this is the course for you!

The Dog Owners Short Course is a great course for any dog lover. If you know the physical and psychological needs for your dog, this will help your best friend be more happy and healthy.

This 20 hour short course covers the following 6 lessons - dogs and humans, basic dog care, dog breeds, selecting the right dog for you, biology of dogs, basic health, dog psychology, grooming and working with dogs.

At the end of each lesson, you will be given a short interactive test to undertake, which will provide an indication of how your learning is progressing.  Upon completing the very last lesson, you will be offered a more thorough automated test or examination. This final assessment can be undertaken at any time of day or night; and any day of the week; and if you achieve an overall pass; you will be able to obtain a "certificate of completion" with your name and completion date on it.

LESSON 1: DOGS AND HUMANS
History
Dog Breeds
Pure Breeds or Crossbreeds
A Selection of Common Breeds
Basic Dog Care
The Right Dog for you
Creating a Healthy Home Environment for a Dog
Dogs and Fire Emergencies – How prepared are you?
Review what you have been learning

LESSON 2: BIOLOGY OF DOGS
Physiological Characteristics
Reproductive System
Review what you have been learning

LESSON 3: BASIC HEALTH
Signs of a Healthy Dog
Recognising Poor Health
Common Internal Parasites
Common External Parasites
Common Disease and Illness
Skin Problems in Dogs
Notifiable Diseases
Preventative Health Care & Care for the Sick Dog
Good Nutrition
Reproduction and Breeding
Desexing
Review what you have been learning

LESSON 4: PYSCHOLOGY
Understanding the Dog’s Mind
Evolution and Domestication
Behavioural Development
Common Behaviour and Body Language
Behavioural Problems
General Training Tips
Review what you have been learning

LESSON 5: GROOMING
The Need for Grooming
Techniques
Grooming Tools
Pet Clips and Styling
Review what you have been learning

LESSON 6: WORKING IN THE CANINE INDUSTRY
Health Services
Breeding
Grooming
Training
Day Care & Exercise
Long Term Care
Assistance Dogs
Canine Therapy
Professional Dog Handling
Retail
Funeral and Memorial Services
Review what you have been learning

FINAL ASSESSMENT

 

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Dog Owner Short Course Dog Owner Short Course
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