This level 5 course is designed for anyone who needs to get hands-on with a dog in a situation that may be stressful for the dog and potentially difficult for the handler. It will teach you safe and empathic handling methods, whilst improving your understanding of canine communication.


The course is suitable for animal therapists including – chiropractors, physiotherapist, massage therapists, Reiki and energy healers, Tellington TTouch practitioners.

This course is also suitable for veterinarians and vet nurses, therapists, groomers, behaviourists, caretakers, rescue workers, caretakers, and everyone who wishes to find out more about how to handle dogs safely in any environment whilst enabling them to feel relaxed and comfortable.

ISCP Diploma in Compassionate & Safe Dog Handling

£395.00 Regular Price
£296.25Sale Price
Excluding VAT
  • Module1: Introduction
    Reasons for taking this course
    What makes a good handler
    Creating a safe, welcoming environment for treatment
    Module 2: A brief history of dog training
    Module 3: Dog learning and personality types
    Module 4: Basic body language and communication skills
    Module 5: How to build a rapport quickly
    Module 6: Safety recap and assessment