Manipulative behaviours, barking, digging, chewing, Causes and strategies for modifying behaviour.
The physiological effects of fear, Flooding, Desensitising, Counter conditioning, Learning to be less afraid, Avoidance/avoidance conflict
Devising programmes for owners, measuring behaviour, Environmental influences, Owner capabilities, Owner expectations, setting goals and working within a time frame.
Counsellor/owner relationship, Dog/owner relationship, Learning to listen, Giving advice, Strategies related to managing and modifying behaviour, Legal responsibilities.
Territorial, fear based, possessive, protective. Why dogs exhibit aggression, aggressive displays vs. intent to do harm. Socialising the anti-social dog.
Fear based, leash aggression, why dog like to fight, strategies to reduce aggression, socialisation, aggression programmes.
Police dogs, Search and rescue dogs, Hearing dogs, guide dogs Service dogs for people with disabilities. Selection and training for specific tasks.
Testing temperament and behaviour patterns, devising tests for temperament, puppy testing, testing problem dogs, tests for rescue organisations.
Exercises, training problems and how to cure them. Resurgence, Training difficult dogs.