This course is designed to enable you to study about the basics of dog law, by researching and learning and understanding the basic legislation and relevant dog laws that all dog owners should know, it will help you to become a more informed and responsible dog owner.
Dog ownership and the responsibilities of having ownership of a dog with regards to dog legislation, in particular, Ownership and Theft of dogs, Negligence and Liability your responsibility, and parts of the Animal Welfare Act 2006, is to name just a few areas of the legislation one should really understand. If you wish to take your study further and incorporate it within the dog training arena then this is field you really do need to understand. A must for the professional dog trainer! Other pertinent legislation connected to dogs is also covered and may impact on the advice that you may have to impart to owners, to help them better understand their responsibilities’ of dog ownership. Successful students will build a good understanding of Basic dog law and the legislation.
This course will direct and enable you to identify relevant legislation concerning dog law, understand the legislation and impart this information to owners when dealing with them and their dogs. We as dog owners may have dogs with some displayed dog issues, be it behavioural problems, or even displayed aggression to other dogs, animals, and even humans. By understanding the legislation, and your responsibilities and that of others to whom the law applies you and they will be better informed about the consequences of breaking the law.
The course is delivered in three phases over the Internet.
The syllabus content for this course:
Breakdown of your studies:
Phase 1 (Home Study)
Phase 2 (Home Study)
Will involve research and study through watching a specified DVD and law study
Watch the recommended DVD and determine what offences you think may have been committed by:
Phase 3 (Home Study)
Will involve the research and study of dog law
To carry out primary research through reading relevant dog law books /sources of information on;
Clean Neighbourhoods and Environments Act in relation to dogs
In order to gain the ‘Dogs and the Law’ Certificate in you need to complete the three phases shown above.
Student feedback for this course can be read in the column on the right.
This course costs £345. Payment can be made with PayPal (you do not need to be a member). You can pay direct to our bank, our banking details will be shown at the checkout, they will also be emailed to you if you choose this option. You can also pay by cheque, again details are shown at the checkout and emailed to you.
Your tutor for this course is Colin Spender.
This is a Home Study course which has three phases, there are no workshops to attend.
This course needs to be completed within six months. Extensions can be granted under exceptional circumstances.
On passing this course you will be mailed a physical certificate of pass. Please ensure we have your correct postal address.
This course is approved by the PETbc