This course follows on from the Certificate course and gives more in-depth information on canine psychology and behaviour.

 

Students on the Intermediate course have the added bonus of 6 months membership of the the private ISCP Facebook support group.

 

The ISCP Diploma in Canine Behaviour,  the complete course of all 3 certificate parts, has been awarded CPD accreditation and graduates will receive an additional CPDUK certificate upon successful completion of the full course.

 

 Our course is listed on their website

https://cpduk.co.uk/directory/profile/the-international-school-for-canine-psychology-behaviour-ltd

ISCP Higher Certificate in Canine Behaviour – Diploma part 3 of 3

£585.00Price
Excluding VAT
  • MODULE 12. EMOTIONAL ISSUES

    Do dogs experience a similar emotional life to people?
    Addressing emotional issues.
    The main emotional problems which can affect dogs, with signs and guidelines for each: Fear; food aggression; fear-aggression; dog to dog fear-aggression; dog to human aggression; anger; nervousness and anxiety; depression; grief; case histories for grief; jealousy; hyperactivity; hyperkinesis; obsessiveness.
    Case history; excessive attachment.
    Is the emotional or physical environment causing emotional issues?
    Terms used in behaviour modification.

    Recorded lecture: Lisa Hird: Pain and Behaviour

    MODULE 13. MEDICATION AND COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES

    The dog's need for reassurance and compassion.
    A whole entity rather than a collection of symptoms.
    A brief look at the medication groups and some of the complementary therapies which can be helpful in tandem with behaviour work.
    Drug groups.
    Complementary therapies.

    Recorded lectures: Veterinarian Vicky Payne: Pharmacology and Behaviour. Holistic Practice

    MODULE 14. RESCUE DOGS

    Rescue dogs.
    Life in kennels.
    A new home.
    Developing trust.
    Step by careful step - how to ease the settling in process.
    Health issues.
    The dog's perspective.
    Adoption.
    The differences between adoption, giving a permanent home, fostering, and sponsor fostering.

    MODULE 15. BEREAVEMENT

    Issues involved with euthanasia and death.
    Palliative care.
    Understanding the grieving process.
    The Animal Hospice Care Pyramid.
    Quality of Life scale.
    The HHHHHMM Scale.
    Stages of grief and supporting carers.

    MODULE 16. DOGS AND THE LAW

    The important laws to be aware of concerning dogs and their breeders and owners.
    A description of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 and the Dangerous Dogs Act 1871, with the 2014 amendments.
    Breed Specific Legislation.

    Recorded lecture: Mike Barnett: The Investigation of Dangerous Dog Incidents

    MODULE 17. PREPARING TO WRITE YOUR THESIS

    The three styles of options you can choose from for your final thesis.

    Recorded lecture: Dale McLelland: How to Set Up and Run a Successful Business

    APPENDIX 1. YOUR CAREER AS A CANINE BEHAVIOUR PRACTITIONER
    APPENDIX 2. THE ISCP CANINE BEHAVIOUR PRACTITIONER'S CHARTER

  • Refunds: There is an optional 14 day cooling off period during which you can ask for a refund on your course fee. However, as the course files are sent electronically, this means we would need to delay sending the course files until after the 14 day period is over. If you wish to take advantage of a cooling off period please send an email to our secretary at secretary@theiscp.com to inform her of your decision, immediately after purchasing. If you do not email the secretary we will assume that you have chosen to receive the files immediately and that you are happy to waive your right to a 14 day cooling off period and the option of a refund. Our secretary will send your files as soon as she receives your form if you have chosen to start the course immediately.