What Affects Dog Behaviour?

Understand the Effects of Physical, Psychological, Social and Emotional Influence On Dog Behaviour.
  • Course Author: Sally Gutteridge

CPD Accredited Diploma

Holistic Canine Behaviour

  • Study Level: 3 (Intermediate)
  • 150 Hours Self-Paced CPD
  • Course Start: Today
  • 9 Online Modules
  • Downloadable Content
  • Instant Lifetime Access
  • 2 Certificates of Completion
  • FREE Course Included

What Exactly Influences Dog Behaviour And Why Should We Look Beyond The Surface?

Thanks to modern science, we are finding out just how individual each dog is. We are learning that canine behaviour has many facets and this course explores them in detail. Gain greater insight into possible biological, chemical, emotional and environmental influences on the behaviour of every individual dog.
The objective of the course is to provide the foundations of an educated and aware approach to canine behaviour and well-being.
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  • This course assumes no prior knowledge and is suitable for anyone to study.
  • Canine Principles e-Learning platform can be accessed instantly from any device with an internet connection.
  • Access to software that allows document creation such as Google Docs, Word or Pages.
  • Modules can also be downloaded for offline study.
  • Courses are written or recorded in English.
  • The minimum age for access to this course is 18 years.
The Canine Coaching CPD Diploma is assessed in line with learning objectives set out at the beginning of each written assessment. All module assessments are presented in the form of an essay, with a minimum word count of  500 words each. The Final Thesis assessment is a 1-part essay with a minimum 2000 word count.

Assessments are graded against a series of clearly defined learning objectives.
The  Holistic Canine Behaviour Diploma online course consists of   9 modules, each focusing on a different aspect of dog behaviour.

On successful completion of the course, you will understand;
  • Canine Nutrition
  • Good Physical Health
  • How Health Affects Behaviour
  • Canine Mental Health
  • Functions of a Dog's Mind
  • Canine Social Health
  • Appropriate Treatments
  • Physical Therapies
  • The Application Of Behavioural Knowledge
Canine Principles only teaches positive, careful, kind, scientific methods of canine coaching, communication and behaviour management.
The Holistic Canine Behaviour CPD Diploma Course from Canine Principles is designed for dog professionals and enthusiasts. It’s a perfect partner to our Canine Coaching Diploma course This is a comprehensive, theoretical course, designed for people with no prior study. 

All subjects and terminology are fully explained and introduced in a logical progression.

All students must be aged 18+ 
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Sally Gutteridge

  • Author
  • 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.

Course Content

  • Course Author: Sally Gutteridge
  • Study Level: 4 (Advanced)
  • 361 Guided Learning Hours/420 Study Hours/42 Credits
  • Course Starts: Anytime
  • Instant 2 Year Access*
  • 13 Online Modules
  • 6+ Hours Video Content
  • 2 Certificates Of Completion

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Course Author
Sally Gutteridge

  • Author
  • 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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