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Happy Dog, Happy Owner (virtual course) – March

We will cover basic canine behaviour, dog handling, canine enrichment and how to be a responsible dog owner.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Animal Care
Adult and Community
Location: Broomfield Hall
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 1
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 1
Hours: 2.00
Start: 04/03/2023
Tuition: £15
Days/Times: Saturday 9:30 - 11:30
Broomfield Hall

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Course Information for Students

This is a two-hour course aimed at current dog owners or anyone looking at getting a dog. It is a theory-only course, with no practical elements. There will be no dogs present.

There are no entry requirements: you just need an interest in the subject being covered. 

The aim of this course is to help you understand more about how to keep your dog happy and to be a responsible dog owner both at home and when out and about. 

This course entails a classroom-based talk. There will be no dogs present. 

You can bring pen and paper if you would like to make notes.

There is no assessment.

Derby College Group offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Animal Care, as well as a wide range of other land-based topics. Please see our Part-time Prospectus or the Derby College Group website for a full list and details.   

For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or

Course Information for Employers

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Course Information Last Updated On: August 2, 2022 10:15 am