Dog Behavior & Training

Break your pet’s bad habits such as constantly barking and be able to read his mind so you can respond correctly to his every need

Dog Behavior & Training

Break your pet’s bad habits such as constantly barking and be able to read his mind so you can respond correctly to his every need

  • Build a closer bond while boosting your dog’s mental and physical well-being through fun training exercises that you can both enjoy
  • Enjoy living with a happy dog by training him with rewards, not punishment
  • Study the modules with practical training for you to follow at any time to suit you on a platform which is easy to use
$175
  • 95% recommend
  • Fully accredited by ICOES
  • Free PDF Certificate
  • 14 days money back guaranteed
  • 50 online study hours

95% THUMBS UP 95% of students recommend our courses

FULLY ACCREDITED All our courses are accredited by ICOES and CPD Certification Service

FREE PDF CERTIFICATE You can prove your commitment with a certificate upon completion

14 DAYS MONEY BACK If our course isn't for you, you have 14 days to claim your money back guarantee

30 ONLINE STUDY HOURS You have 90 days to complete the course and one year to start it

ABOUT THE COURSE

  • Understand the way a pet acts and know the right way correct bad habits or behavior´
  • Look after your pet as best you can by knowing when he feels anxious, aggressive or sick
  • Learn to read an animal’s mind so you can understand each other better
  • Build a stronger bond by studying ways of being a strong leader to make your dog feel secure
  • Stop your dog feeling frustrated or misbehaving because he’s misread your signs

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

  • Dog sitters and carers who want to feel more confident they know the right way to react if something happens
  • Dog guardians wishing to motivate their pets to keep them healthy and happy through fun exercises
  • Professionals wanting to gain a competitive edge through a certified course to show you are continually learning new skills

ABOUT THE COURSE

  • Understand the way a pet acts and know the right way correct bad habits or behavior´
  • Look after your pet as best you can by knowing when he feels anxious, aggressive or sick
  • Learn to read an animal’s mind so you can understand each other better
  • Build a stronger bond by studying ways of being a strong leader to make your dog feel secure
  • Stop your dog feeling frustrated or misbehaving because he’s misread your signs

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

  • Dog sitters and carers who want to feel more confident they know the right way to react if something happens
  • Dog guardians wishing to motivate their pets to keep them healthy and happy through fun exercises
  • Professionals wanting to gain a competitive edge through a certified course to show you are continually learning new skills

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • How to make clear and consistent instructions so your dog understands exactly what he is supposed to do
  • Tips and tricks from professional vets on reward-based training to make your dog want to work with you
  • The theory and practice of motivating your pet while making him more happy, secure, confident and well-behaved

HOW IT WILL HELP YOU

  • Expand your horizons and knowledge while gaining a better understanding of animals
  • Become better at reading animals’ body language so you know how to react to them
  • Provide a better service for clients through your confidence when interacting with pets  

COURSES MODULES

Module 1: Dog Psychology
  • 1.1 Make your dog love you, not fear you
  • 1.2 Outsmart dogs by knowing how they think
  • 1.3 Provide challenges to match brain power
  • 1.4 Earn respect by knowing what dogs secretly crave
Module 2: Basic Training - Theory
  • 2.1 Become a training ninja and know how dogs learn
  • 2.2 Bringing the feel-good factor into training
  • 2.3 How to get the results you want
  • 2.4 Reward-based training so dogs adore you
Module 3: Basic Training - Practical
  • 3.1 Learn to be the best dog parent
  • 3.2 Stress-free bonding with clicker training
  • 3.3 Creating 'me-time' with a crate
  • 3.4 House training so no 'accidents' to clean up
  • 3.5 Build a common language through 'Sit'
  • 3.6 Enjoy comfortable walks with lead training
  • 3.7 Save time by teaching your dog to 'Come'
  • 3.8 Keeping calm when dealing with bad behavior
Module 4: Correcting Problem Behaviors
  • 4.1 Stop your dog being anxious or fearful
  • 4.2 Preventing aggression (and a potential lawsuit)
  • 4.3 Stopping bad manners so friends don’t avoid you
  • 4.4 Controlling barking so neighbors aren’t disturbed
  • 4.5 Enjoy meals without a dog begging
  • 4.6 Stop digging damaging your yard
  • 4.7 Reducing conflict through food guarding
  • 4.8 House soiling training for a cleaner house
  • 4.9 Make your dog happy around other dogs
  • 4.10 Break the annoying habit of jumping up
  • 4.11 Teaching dogs to leave valuable/harmful objects alone
  • 4.12 Reduce stress by calming your dog
  • 4.13 Staying positive when your dog winds you up
  • 4.14 Stopping the possessive streak
  • 4.15 Eliminate the dangers of pulling on the leash
  • 4.16 Stop the distressing signs of separation anxiety
  • 4.17 Don’t be that owner with small dog syndrome
Module 5: Advanced Training
  • 5.1 You decide when your dog barks
  • 5.2 Be in control by mastering Down/Drop commands
  • 5.3 Avoid conflict by teaching dogs to Come Away
  • 5.4 Stop pets scavenging or picking up things he shouldn’t
  • 5.5 Avoid embarrassing situations by using Give/Drop commands
  • 5.6 Distraction techniques to control behaviour
  • 5.7 Prevent pets pestering through the power of No
Module 6: Make Your Dog Happy
  • 6.1 Mental stimulation
  • 6.2 Knowing the rules which lead to happiness
  • 6.3 The importance of play
  • 6.4 Learning to relax
  • 6.5 Praise as a motivator
  • 6.6 Diverting your dog’s attention to get what you want

36548 STUDENTS

126 COUNTRIES

5960 HAPPY PETS IN 2017

15497 COURSES ENROLLED IN 2017

OUR COURSES HAVE BEEN WRITTEN BY PURR-FESSIONALS

Pippa

Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS, is a veterinarian with 27-years' experience in companion animal practice. As a child, Pippa was pony mad and can't remember a time when she didn't want to be a vet. She started seeing practice at her local clinic at the age of 14, and it was a dream-come-true when she was accepted for vet school. Pippa then went on to graduate.

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Registration

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Step 2

Study

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Step 3

Assessment

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Certification

On completion, receive your certificate which confirms your achievement.

ADDITIONAL COURSE INFO

HOW DOES IT WORK?

  • Once you sign up for the course you will have 12 months to activate it. Once activated, you have 90 days to learn the tricks of the trade for animal training and pet sitting

  • The course will only take about 30 hours to complete, less time if you only want to study the modules concerning certain animals and not all of them. From the minute you start the course you will begin to learn the skills you need to be an animal trainer or pet sitter plus what you need to do to successfully set up your business

  • You can set your own pace of study because it is completely online and available on any device. You can study anytime, anywhere so there's no pressure. These are some of the reasons that Holly and Hugo are the perfect partners for busy people

  • At the end of each module is an exam to pass to make sure you have fully taken in each stage. These modules are easy to understand and, therefore, easy to remember. You can revisit the material for a refresher if you want to look something up

  • Once the course is completed, all modules saved and exams passed you will be able to download your pdf certificate. You will be also eligible to apply for an ICOES hard copy certificate

WHAT SUPPORT WILL I GET DURING THE COURSE

  • Our courses are designed to be easy to use without the need to download material. Should you need any assistance, we have a help centre available in your student area 24/7 or you can contact our awesome Customer Support team during the working hours. We're just a phone call or email away

  • From time to time, we also organize live webinars with a vet which you can join in and have any queries or questions professionally answered to help you enjoy a better understanding of animals

COURSE ACCREDITATION

  • Holly and Holly and Hugo is a professional company with an international team of experts, including veterinary surgeons, compiling the courses. The main veterinarians involved in our courses are Dr Pippa Elliott BVMS MRCVS who graduated from the University of Glasgow, UK, and has 27 years' experience and Deborah Shore DVM, who graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine

  • You will be getting up-to-date information from experienced professionals so you can be confident the advice is credible

  • In return for your dedication, you can receive a certificate of study

  • Holly & Hugo courses are accredited by ICOES, the International Council for Online Education Standards, assuring our students our commitment to high standards of online education

  • We are also a recognized member of the CPD Certification Service

  • Our CPD accredited courses will count towards your CPD hour records. Through Continuing Professional Development (CPD/CE), individuals show their commitment to gain new skills to contribute to their personal and professional development, improve their job prospects, enhance and evolve in their career

CAREER PATH

  • Surrogate carers, animal trainers, pet sitters and anyone who works or volunteers with animals can learn better techniques for controlling and looking after them

  • Studying an accredited course will give professionals a competitive advantage over their rivals

  • Certification will prove to employers that you are serious in your wish to land a dream job with animals

WHAT STUDENTS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT HOLLY AND HUGO

10 down 6 to go. These @hollyandhugo courses are very enlightening and fun to study. Linda Marshall - United Kingdom

It really made me think about my actions and my dog's reactions. I am glad I have the tools for us both to learn what each other really wants and have fun doing it. Jennifer Mantle - United States

I am a guide dog puppy raiser as well as a dog trainer at my local Petco. This course gave me more insight into maintaining consistency and other ideas for dogs with different learning styles. Shayla Drappo - United States

It has improved my life, I have started my own Pet Sitting business and left the corporate world to pursue my passion and dream. So to put it mildly it has change my world for the best. What would I say to friends is what I already say to them, take the course: it's a great value and you will learn, unlike other online courses that teach you nothing, with Holly and Hugo you have to pass a test and they are not easy questions to get certified. Patricia Lackner - United States

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