Resource Guarding in Dogs

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About the course

2 day IMDTB Resource Guarding Course:-

Resource Guarding
- Observing, assessing and analysing
- Aetiology
- Behaviour modification techniques
- Pharmacology
- Genetic influences on Resource Guarding
- Effects of development, handling and owner influence
- Environmental effects on the Resource Guarding dog
- Isolating the triggers
- Management and Control
- Training skills to support rehabilitation
- Realistic prognosis and continued support

Dave is a full time tutor and assessor within adult education and has worked at Wood Green Animal Shelters, mainly employed within the intake and behaviour modification area of the shelter. The work centred on helping the dogs adjust to the shelter environment, temperament assessments, ongoing behaviour modification within the shelter and home check and support visits to new adopters.
Dave holds Diplomas in Companion Animal Behaviour & Training through Centre of Applied Pet Ethology (COAPE), who he subsequently worked for as a tutor, course writer and assessor for five years.
For the past 12 years Dave has run a busy canine behaviour practice in Norfolk dealing with all aspects of behaviour modification and training.  He also provides continual professional development (CPD) for veterinary practices on various behaviour based topics and provides guidance on setting up and running safe, productive and stress free puppy parties.
He is the Head of Behaviour for IMDTB and has written, tutors and oversees all of their correspondence courses and one and two day seminars on a wide range of canine behaviour related subjects. 

All IMDTB Seminars have been awarded 6 CPD points for one day courses and 12 CPD points for two day courses by The CPD Standards Office

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