The 20 Principles
The 20 Principles All Animal Trainers Must Know explains clearly and concisely how we best can train animals independently of species—dog, horse, cat, Guinea pig, marine mammal, etc. This course is a 'must' for all animal trainers.
Canine Behavior studies dog behavior in the natural and in the human environment, reviewing the behavior of the domestic dog and the related wild species. An important course for dog training, which is full of myths unsupported by scientific research.
Dogs Home Alone
Dogs Home Alone is the canine problem no. 1. This course is a DIY program for dog owners to cure or prevent serious problems. If you are a dog trainer, teach your clients this proven, straightforward and efficient method.
Canine Problem Behavior
Canine Problem Behavior reviews the most common cases of canine problem behavior, e.g. aggressive and fearful behavior. This course is an introduction to canine problem behavior. This course is essential for dog trainers.
Pedagogy studies the principles and methods of instruction, teaching, and education. It will make you a better instructor by reminding you of key principles in the art of teaching. Learn how to motivate your students and clients.
All About Puppies
The course everyone should have before acquiring a dog. Acquisition of puppy, imprinting and socialization, creating good habits and preventing misbehavior, training and stimulating the puppy, house rules and much more.
Canine Proficiency Verification
The Canine Proficiency Verification (PV) for students wishing to earn the CPDT diploma. Video examples of all the skills you and your dog will have to demonstrate. One-on-one tutor support to complete the PV, which you can submit by video.
Ethology studies animal behavior in its natural environment. It is one of the fundamental courses in your curriculum. A reliable knowledge of animal behavior is the basis to create a satisfying relationship with any animal we train.
Animal Learning studies how animals acquire the various behaviors they display, essential for you to understand how to train and change a behavior. This course teaches you how to design reliable and successful training plans.
Applied Animal Learning
SMAF is a tool to help us in applying learning theory to practical behavior modification. It transcribes the learning components. It enables us to plan with the highest possible degree of precision and to analyze the expected and observed results.
Agonistic Behavior is all forms of aggression, threat, fear, pacifying behavior, fight or flight, arising from confrontations between individuals of the same species. This course gives you the scientific definitions and facts.
Measuring Behavior is indispensable for the serious student of behavior. Learn how to predict behavior accurately, how to sample behavior, measure changes, create and use ethograms, evaluate your results, and present your findings.
Canine Scent Detection
Canine Scent Detection is the same course that Roger Abrantes gives to law enforcement officers, from the acquisition of indication behavior (alert) and target scent to the indication of a hidden scent target. One-on-one tutor support.