Cambridge Institute of Dog Behaviour & Training

CIDBT 4004W Fundamental Skills in Dog Handling & Training

This workshop can be attended as a ‘stand-alone’ course, thereby allowing you to enjoy and learn from the workshop without the academic (written / research) work prior to attendance. After completing the workshop you will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance. Our courses are designed so that the learners who attend the workshop are not disadvantaged by not completing prior Home Study.

This workshop is a relaxed, fun day covering basic dog handing and dog training techniques, to include:

  • Learn to assess canine body language.
  • Teaching a dog some basic exercises.
  • Understand the use of various types of dog training equipment.
  • Explore marker training.
  • Learn about the use of rewards and timing in dog training.
  • Practice many exercises, including recall training, loose lead walking, touch, stays, watch and other useful exercises.
  • Observation of human and canine body language.
  • Discover basic dog handling techniques.
  • Attend a dog training class.
  • And of course, working hands on with dogs.

This workshop is held at the Kennel Club Building, Warwickshire. 
Students are required to bring a dog with them. (See ‘Workshop Date’ below)

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Ross McCarthy
Vicky Lawes

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