Canine Welfare and Dogs in Society

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This course provides an introduction to the importance of dogs to people and to society and provides a foundation on which a career in animal care depends. It also fulfils the requirements of Section A1 of the Kennel Club's KCAI Scheme.

The course is entirely online and uses live hyperlinks to many helpful and useful websites which have been carefully researched by the College in the creation of the course.

The course is suitable for anyone who wishes to understand the animal care framework which exists in the UK

The course includes:

  • Social background to dog (and pet) ownership
  • The importance of dogs to people both as pets and in support roles
  • The legal implications of dog ownership
  • The complex framework, structure and work of special interests groups


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