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Fit For Life – Training, Feeding and Caring for the Family Dog (Level 2)
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Course Summary:

By studying modern training methods, alongside best practice healthcare techniques, this course enables owners to keep the family dog in peak physical condition.

What’s more, over four units, students will cover how best to teach, feed and socialise their dog, in order to ensure its health and happiness.

You’ll receive your first unit as soon as you enrol, so you can start whenever you want, and progress through the course at your own pace, studying when and where you choose.

Our Support Promise:

You can phone or email your tutor at any point during your course – to ask questions, for advice, encouragement or to draw on their wealth of
knowledge.

You can also contact the support team who are here to help you Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

What you will Learn

Unit 1 

Positive influences on good health:

  • The effects of food, play and exercise
  • Recognising common health problems
  • The pros and cons of neutering
  • Different ways of feeding dogs
  • Diet related problems and how to overcome them

Unit 2 

  • All about training:
  • The effects of socialisation
  • Reward and clicker training explained
  • The essentials of early training
  • Canine communication

Unit 3

At home or in class:

  • Comparing the benefits and the pitfalls
  • Playing games and solving problems

Unit 4

Teaching the basics:

  • Different ways to teach
  • Having fun while training
  • Preventing problem behaviours – and putting them right