Learn To Live and Work With  Deaf and/or Blind Dogs

The guardian's and professional's guide to understanding and working with deaf and/or blind dogs.
  • Course Author: Sally Gutteridge
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CPD Accredited Course

Care and Coaching of Sensory Impaired Dogs

  • Study Level: Foundation
  • 5 Hours Self-Paced CPD
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  • 8 On Demand Video Presentations
  • Downloadable PDF Included
  • 2 Certificates of Completion
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Sensory Impaired Dogs Need A Little Extra Skilled Support. 

To live and work with dogs, knowledge is power and none more than deaf dogs or blind dogs. Dogs with sensory impairment need a slightly different approach from their guardians and coaches.  They can, however, live long and happy lives in an understanding home. In addition, dogs who become deaf and/or blind in old age will also show some specific signals of their experience.

This course is designed for dog guardians and those who support guardians with their dogs, such as carers and coaches. This canine sensory awareness course begins with a veterinary written scientific overview for the causes of sensory impairment in dogs, introduces life skills for people involved in the dog's care, and concludes with a confidence test before your certificates are delivered.

This is a course with subtitled workshops and a printable PDF to cover all learning styles. 
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Sally Gutteridge

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  • Canine Behaviour Practitioner
  • Canine Principles Director of Studies
Sally Gutteridge has been a full-time educational writer since 2015, holding a variety of canine certifications up to level 5/6. She is a former professional Dog Trainer with the Royal Army Veterinary Corps, a former instructor with Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, and has much rescue experience. Sally is a member of the Pet Professional Guild. She is an award-winning graduate of The Writers Bureau. Sally lives in Staffordshire with her ever-patient husband and four rescued, cheeky terriers.

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