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Cambridge Institute of Dog Behaviour & Training

CIDBT 5002 Advanced Dog on Dog Aggression

Dog on dog aggression is one of the most common problems presented to a canine behaviour practitioner and one of the most serious and complex to work with and to resolve.

Through this course, we look at all types of dog on dog aggression and whether you just want to understand causes, compounding factors and the genetic inheritance of a dog aggressive dog or wish to learn to develop reformation plans regarding how to rehabilitate a dog that is aggressive to other dogs, this course covers it all under the remit of a Professional Canine Behaviour Practitioner.

The workshop element is a dynamic two days of seeing, listening, discussing and dissecting the nature of aggression within the domestic dog. You will be led through films of real life clients with their dogs, hear anecdotes from experienced behaviour practitioners and discussions with your peers.

The two day workshop typically culminates in a real life client and their dog aggressive dog for you conduct a behavioural consultation, or a dog that is presently awaiting a new home and needs a workable plan to reform their behavior now and in the new home.

Discover the importance of training strategies for eliminating dog on dog aggression in the home or a domestic situation.

This is a work-based programme that includes a 2-day workshop which is a core element of the module. Lunch and beverages are included throughout this module. The course cost is NOT inclusive of accommodation, you are however most welcome to book a room on-site at a reduced rate via your tutor or the Chartridge Lodge Conference Centre directly. (more about accommodation click here). (See ‘Workshop Date’ below)

  • To gain an understanding of how the domestic dogs mind works and the basic causes of dog on dog aggression.
  • Using the students limited professional experience and DVD based case studies to explore a range of dog aggression characteristics
  • To discover some of the different elements that can act as triggers for dog on dog aggression.
  • Discover how aggressive behaviour by a dog can results in its rejection by an individual or family member
  • Understand how the owners situation/location and family circumstances may contribute to the development of dog on dog aggression i.e. other dogs present
  • Discuss the importance of training strategies in the home and moreover public areas and parks.
  • Discuss the range of solutions that rehabilitate or manage such dog types and ramifications thereof
  • Meet a client and have the opportunity to develop and conduct a behaviour consultation including information gathering, testing and practical solutions.

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Ross McCarthy MA FCFBA

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This course costs £485. 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.

The next available workshop date for this course will be the weekend of Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th October 2020 at the Chartridge Lodge, Chartridge Lane, Buckinghamshire, HP5 2TU.

Your tutor for this course is Ross McCarthy.

This is a Home Study and workshop course, you will need to submit work online and will be expected to attend the one day workshop at the Kennel Club Education centre in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire.

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