Certificate in Animal Psychology Online Course

Enhance Your Animal Psychology And Behaviour Knowledge Base

Certificate in Animal Psychology Online Course

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Enhance Your Animal Psychology And Behaviour Knowledge Base

This course will offer the learner a rewarding way of learning everything required to enhance their animal psychology and behaviour knowledge base.

Looking after pets needs and understanding them is very rewarding. This course will cover the natural instincts and behaviours of dogs, cats and other common pets. It includes domestication, and  how to prevent psychiatric issues . You will also learn how pets think, learn and feel, why they exhibit a certain behaviours and how to read their communication signs.

This course is ideal for anyone, whether they are considering a career working with pets, pet owners, as well as people looking to provide a service in the growing need for pet psychologists or someone who wants to gain a much better understanding and knowledge of pet psychology.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn how to become a qualified Animal Psychologist
  2. Comprehensive 12 module Certificate in Animal Psychology Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Animal Psychology experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon enrolment an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Unit 1 – Pet Evolution
Topics:

  • Domestication
  • Selective Breeding
  • Therapeutic value
  • Anthromorphism
  • Pet fashions
  • Choosing a pet

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Have a clear knowledge of the process of domestication
  • Know the functions of selective breeding
  • Identify the different reasons why pets have a good therapeutic value
  • Understand what Anthromorphism  is and how to avoid it
  • Know how media effects the numbers of unwanted pets
  • Identify the different questions that need to be answered before having a pet

Unit 2 – Dog Communication
Topics:

  • Smell
  • Sound
  • Body language

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand how dogs communicate through smell and sound
  • Identify the different ways dogs communicate to  other animals and us
  • Understand why dogs urine mark
  • Know what a dog is saying by the types of sounds they use
  • Identify the dog’s body language

Unit 3 – Canine Normal Behaviour
Topics:

  • Puppy behaviour
  • Meal time  manners
  • Sociology
  • Senior behaviour
  • What is normal?

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Have a clear knowledge of Puppy behaviour
  • Know the different types of behaviour  that go on at canine meal times
  • Understand canine sociology
  • Have a clear knowledge of senior dog behaviour
  • Identify and understand different normal canine behaviours

Unit 4 – Understanding Canine Actions
Topics:

  • Chasing tails
  • Rolling in unpleasant things
  • Human to dog communication
  • Tail between their legs
  • Eating grass
  • Rolling over
  • Mad moments
  • Circling
  • Muzzle grabs

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Know the reasons behind dogs, circling, rolling in unpleasant things and mad moments
  • Identify the different ways humans communicate to dogs 
  • Understand why dogs chase their tails and eat grass
  • Know how to use muzzle grabs and understand how they work
  • Identify why dogs roll over showing you their belly

Unit 5 – Common Canine Psychiatric Challenges
Topics:

  • House soiling
  • Jumping up
  • Digging
  • Barking

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Know the different types of inappropriate elimination behaviours
  • Understand why dogs jump up and know how to solve it
  • Have a clear knowledge of digging dog behaviour
  • Identify, understand and modify different barking canine behaviours

Unit 6 – Canine Anxiety, Fear and Aggression
Topics:

  • Separation anxiety
  • Fear
  • Aggression

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand separation anxiety in dogs and learn possible treatments
  • Have a clear knowledge of fear and phobias in dogs and understand how to treat them
  • Identify different types of canine aggression   

Unit 7 – Cat Communication
Topics:

  • Smells
  • Cat talk
  • Cat Body language

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand how cats communicate through smell and sound
  • Identify the different ways cats communicate to other animals and people
  • Understand why cats urine mark
  • Know what a cat is saying by the types of sounds they use
  • Identify the cat’s body language

Unit 8 – Feline Normal Behaviour
Topics:

  • Kitten behaviour
  • Cat lessons
  • Meal time manners
  • Sociology
  • Senior behaviour
  • What is normal?

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Have a clear knowledge of kitten behaviour
  • Know the different types of behavior that go on at feline meal times 
  • Understand feline sociology
  • Have a clear knowledge of senior cat behaviour
  • Identify and understand different normal feline behaviours

Unit 9 – Understanding Feline Actions
Topics:

  • Catnip and Presents
  • Belly up and Halloween cat
  • Grooming
  • Catnaps
  • Food burying  and toy dunking
  • Naughty Tortoiseshells
  • Grieving

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Know the reasons behind cats showing you their belly, catnaps, grooming and food burying
  • Identify the Halloween cat stance and understand why cats do it.
  • Understand why some cats love catnip and why cats bring us presents
  • Identify what is special about Tortoiseshell cats and learn about grieving in cats

Unit 10 – Common Feline Psychiatric Challenges
Topics:

  • House soiling
  • Jumping up
  • Inappropriate activity
  • Cat shouting

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Know the different types of inappropriate elimination behaviours
  • Understand why cats jump up and know how to solve it
  • Have a clear knowledge of inappropriate activity behaviour
  • Identify, understand and modify different cat shouting behaviours

Unit 11 – Feline Anxiety, Fear and Aggression
Topics:

  • Separation anxiety
  • Fear
  • Aggression

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand separation anxiety in cats and learn possible treatments
  • Have a clear knowledge of fear and phobias in cats and understand how to treat them
  • Identify different types of feline aggression   

Unit 12 – Rabbit Psychology
Topics:

  • Domestication
  • Rabbit talk
  • Smell
  • Body language
  • Normal behaviour
  • Prey behaviour
  • Common psychiatric challenges

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand how rabbits communicate through smell and sound
  • Identify the different ways rabbits communicate to other animals and us
  • Understand rabbit domestication
  • Learn what a rabbit is saying by the types of sounds they use
  • Identify the rabbit’s body language
  • Understand common rabbit behavioural  problems and learn possible treatments
  • Identify prey behaviour  in rabbits

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Open entry

Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 
About this Course

Enhance Your Animal Psychology And Behaviour Knowledge Base

This course will offer the learner a rewarding way of learning everything required to enhance their animal psychology and behaviour knowledge base.

Looking after pets needs and understanding them is very rewarding. This course will cover the natural instincts and behaviours of dogs, cats and other common pets. It includes domestication, and  how to prevent psychiatric issues . You will also learn how pets think, learn and feel, why they exhibit a certain behaviours and how to read their communication signs.

This course is ideal for anyone, whether they are considering a career working with pets, pet owners, as well as people looking to provide a service in the growing need for pet psychologists or someone who wants to gain a much better understanding and knowledge of pet psychology.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn how to become a qualified Animal Psychologist
  2. Comprehensive 12 module Certificate in Animal Psychology Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Animal Psychology experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon enrolment an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Unit 1 – Pet Evolution
Topics:

  • Domestication
  • Selective Breeding
  • Therapeutic value
  • Anthromorphism
  • Pet fashions
  • Choosing a pet

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Have a clear knowledge of the process of domestication
  • Know the functions of selective breeding
  • Identify the different reasons why pets have a good therapeutic value
  • Understand what Anthromorphism  is and how to avoid it
  • Know how media effects the numbers of unwanted pets
  • Identify the different questions that need to be answered before having a pet

Unit 2 – Dog Communication
Topics:

  • Smell
  • Sound
  • Body language

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand how dogs communicate through smell and sound
  • Identify the different ways dogs communicate to  other animals and us
  • Understand why dogs urine mark
  • Know what a dog is saying by the types of sounds they use
  • Identify the dog’s body language

Unit 3 – Canine Normal Behaviour
Topics:

  • Puppy behaviour
  • Meal time  manners
  • Sociology
  • Senior behaviour
  • What is normal?

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Have a clear knowledge of Puppy behaviour
  • Know the different types of behaviour  that go on at canine meal times
  • Understand canine sociology
  • Have a clear knowledge of senior dog behaviour
  • Identify and understand different normal canine behaviours

Unit 4 – Understanding Canine Actions
Topics:

  • Chasing tails
  • Rolling in unpleasant things
  • Human to dog communication
  • Tail between their legs
  • Eating grass
  • Rolling over
  • Mad moments
  • Circling
  • Muzzle grabs

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Know the reasons behind dogs, circling, rolling in unpleasant things and mad moments
  • Identify the different ways humans communicate to dogs 
  • Understand why dogs chase their tails and eat grass
  • Know how to use muzzle grabs and understand how they work
  • Identify why dogs roll over showing you their belly

Unit 5 – Common Canine Psychiatric Challenges
Topics:

  • House soiling
  • Jumping up
  • Digging
  • Barking

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Know the different types of inappropriate elimination behaviours
  • Understand why dogs jump up and know how to solve it
  • Have a clear knowledge of digging dog behaviour
  • Identify, understand and modify different barking canine behaviours

Unit 6 – Canine Anxiety, Fear and Aggression
Topics:

  • Separation anxiety
  • Fear
  • Aggression

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand separation anxiety in dogs and learn possible treatments
  • Have a clear knowledge of fear and phobias in dogs and understand how to treat them
  • Identify different types of canine aggression   

Unit 7 – Cat Communication
Topics:

  • Smells
  • Cat talk
  • Cat Body language

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand how cats communicate through smell and sound
  • Identify the different ways cats communicate to other animals and people
  • Understand why cats urine mark
  • Know what a cat is saying by the types of sounds they use
  • Identify the cat’s body language

Unit 8 – Feline Normal Behaviour
Topics:

  • Kitten behaviour
  • Cat lessons
  • Meal time manners
  • Sociology
  • Senior behaviour
  • What is normal?

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Have a clear knowledge of kitten behaviour
  • Know the different types of behavior that go on at feline meal times 
  • Understand feline sociology
  • Have a clear knowledge of senior cat behaviour
  • Identify and understand different normal feline behaviours

Unit 9 – Understanding Feline Actions
Topics:

  • Catnip and Presents
  • Belly up and Halloween cat
  • Grooming
  • Catnaps
  • Food burying  and toy dunking
  • Naughty Tortoiseshells
  • Grieving

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Know the reasons behind cats showing you their belly, catnaps, grooming and food burying
  • Identify the Halloween cat stance and understand why cats do it.
  • Understand why some cats love catnip and why cats bring us presents
  • Identify what is special about Tortoiseshell cats and learn about grieving in cats

Unit 10 – Common Feline Psychiatric Challenges
Topics:

  • House soiling
  • Jumping up
  • Inappropriate activity
  • Cat shouting

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Know the different types of inappropriate elimination behaviours
  • Understand why cats jump up and know how to solve it
  • Have a clear knowledge of inappropriate activity behaviour
  • Identify, understand and modify different cat shouting behaviours

Unit 11 – Feline Anxiety, Fear and Aggression
Topics:

  • Separation anxiety
  • Fear
  • Aggression

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand separation anxiety in cats and learn possible treatments
  • Have a clear knowledge of fear and phobias in cats and understand how to treat them
  • Identify different types of feline aggression   

Unit 12 – Rabbit Psychology
Topics:

  • Domestication
  • Rabbit talk
  • Smell
  • Body language
  • Normal behaviour
  • Prey behaviour
  • Common psychiatric challenges

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand how rabbits communicate through smell and sound
  • Identify the different ways rabbits communicate to other animals and us
  • Understand rabbit domestication
  • Learn what a rabbit is saying by the types of sounds they use
  • Identify the rabbit’s body language
  • Understand common rabbit behavioural  problems and learn possible treatments
  • Identify prey behaviour  in rabbits

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Open entry

Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 009OAAPD
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime
Tutor Support: Yes
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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