Dog Handling

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About the course

This course provides you with the knowledge on how to handle un-cooperative dogs, including both theoretical and practical training.

This is an intensive course, limited to small numbers of delegates with classroom work & practical sessions.

The morning sessions cover the theory of handling dogs,legal aspects of dog handling, health & safety, and basic animal first aid.The afternoon is a practical animal restraint session at a kennel.

This course will give you skills and confidence for a career in dog handling - such as an animal warden or kennel staff.

Delegates will consider:

  • Animal identification
  • Relocating animals
  • Animal health examinations
  • Handling equipment
  • Practical dog handling tasks
  • Assessing animals
  • Protective clothing
  • Cat handling
  • Handling, restraint, & transportation of animals
  • Handling equipment & protective clothing
  • Animal assessment

Delegates will not handle 'high risk' animals in the practical session

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