Aspect of Canine Behaviour - Stage two

About the course

This is the second stage of the Aspect of Canine behaviour course - this course is only open to students who have successfully completed stage one. The topics below are examples of what the course may cover but students who have already completed stage one know that the course can be fluid and work to the needs of the group.

  • Stage two will looker deeper into subjects already covered in stage one and adds a new dimension in understanding dog behavior - for example it will examine dogs’ emotion, memory and motivation.

  • Canine enrichment, and training and how to utilise the dog’s senses

  • The course will look further into aspects of canine behaviour and communication. With practical sessions on canine communication, also by observing and identifying behaviour in real life.

  • The course will enable students to develop various behaviour modification programmes to change aggressive behaviour and the motivation for that behaviour.

  • The course will enable students to develop various behaviour modification programmes to rehabilitate a dog into society for example when a dog has been in rescue long term or if a dog has abnormal fearful behaviour.

  • Outline how to work with breed specifics and further examine how breed may affect behaviour.

  • Develop a programme for a puppy’s successful socialisation and integration into the home and its environment.

  • Examine the canine human /relationship its development and future.

    Students will be expected to work together and independently re problem solving and positive development.

Animal Studies

Britain is well regarded as a nation of animal lovers, from companion pets to large animal collections. This has resulted in a multi-million pound industry, ranging from well known national pet feed companies to pet stores, catteries and kennels and numerous other businesses providing for the needs of animals.

If you care about animals and have a deep interest in their health and wellbeing, Myerscough provides an excellent opportunity for you to further your studies. You'll develop a range of skills and have the opportunity to care for a range of animals including dogs, cats, rabbits and ferrets, farm animals, reptiles and amphibians and a range of invertebrates.