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Principles of Dog Training and Behaviour Ten Week Course - Open College Network Level Three Accredited

Want to learn more about dog behaviour and training?
Local dog trainers and behaviourists Robin Bates and Sandra Gilliland will be teaching the next set of their 10 week accredited 'Principles of Dog Training & Behaviour' courses beginning Monday 25 September to Monday 27 November 2017.
The course is accredited through the Open College Network Northern Ireland to level 3 standard and will be held over 10 weeks on a Monday evening from 7-9pm at the Skainos Centre on the Newtownards Road in Belfast. 
The course will mostly involve classroom based learning on the theory behind dog behaviour and training and will require students to do a lot of external reading as well as produce assignments throughout the length of the course. There will also be some opportunities for some practical work towards the end of the 10 weeks. Attendance over the 10 weeks is required.
Areas that will be studied include:

  • The development of the domestic dog
  •  Proven scientific dog training methods
  •  Canine body language and calming signals
  • Dog behaviour problems and how to deal with them

Please email for more information and to register your spot on the course before the end of August 2017.