Zoology is the branch of biology that studies the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct. This course will give you a better understanding of the various species.
Feline Behavior and Misbehavior
Feline Behavior and Misbehavior studies the behavior of cats as well as the most common causes of problem behavior and how to solve or prevent them, health and nutrition. It's an all-around course about feline behavior.
Equine Behavior studies the behavior of the horse and in particular its social behavior, senses, how it apprehends the world, and its ability to solve problems. It's an essential course for everyone dealing with horses.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.