ISCP Higher Certificate in Canine Behaviour – Diploma part 3of3
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This course follows on from the Intermediate Certificate Course. It completes your Diploma in canine psychology and behaviour, which qualifies you to work professionally with dogs.
Students on the diploma course have the added bonus of lifetime membership of 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
UNIT 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.
UNIT 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.
UNIT 14. RESCUE DOGS
Life in kennels.
A new home.
Step by careful step - how to ease the settling in process.
The dog's perspective.
The differences between adoption, giving a permanent home, fostering, and sponsor fostering.
UNIT 15. OLD AGE AND BEREAVEMENT
Contributing factors to ageing.
Living with an elderly dog.
Maintaining health; exercise; diet; health conditions;
Canine Cognitive Dysfunction.
The hardest decision.
Letting go; what you can do.
An end, a new beginning.
UNIT 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.
UNIT 17. PREPARING TO WRITE YOUR THESIS
The two styles of options you can choose from for your final thesis.
APPENDIX 1. YOUR CAREER AS A CANINE BEHAVIOUR PRACTITIONER
APPENDIX 2. THE ISCP CANINE BEHAVIOUR PRACTITIONER'S CHARTER