Advanced Certificate in Canine Fear, Anxiety & Aggression

20 CPD Hrs (approx)
Created by Caroline Clark: Clinical Animal Behaviourist, Qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse, Qualified Teacher & Published Writer

This veterinary approved and externally accredited online course is written and designed by a registered clinical animal behaviourist and qualified veterinary nurse. Easy-to-digest lessons give you the flexibility to learn at home at your own pace. 

The course is made up of multiple learning processes, such as written content, webinars, downloadable resources, directed tasks, recommended reading and references. There are no exams, but to obtain your certificate you must answer some multiple choice questions at the end of each module. These questions have been designed to ensure that you have learned the material and will help to reinforce the facts in your memory. The final assessment involves varied methods to test your knowledge and evaluate your progress.

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What you'll learn


This course has been written to help those who work with, or are interested in working with dogs:


Caroline is a qualified member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC) and a registered clinical animal behaviourist with the Association of Behaviour and Training Council (ABTC). She has a Post Graduate Diploma in Companion Animal Behaviour Counselling and is also a Registered Veterinary Nurse. Caroline holds a professional teaching qualification.

Please note: The Advanced Certificate in Canine Fear, Anxiety & Aggression and The Advanced Certificate in Feline Fear, Anxiety & Aggression share some content. However, although many of the module titles are the same, the course is written with an emphasis on the particular species you are studying.

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This course includes

  • 8 Modules, 61 Topics
  • + 4hrs of Webinars
  • Downloadable Resources
  • No Exams!
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Lifetime Access
  • Platform Features

    • Study From Home
      Flexibility to learn at your own pace
    • Device Compatible
      Computers, tablets & smartphones
    • Priority Support
      Tutorial & technical support whenever you need it
  • Secure Payments.
    No Hidden Fees.

    The price you see is the price you pay. No hidden fees for enrolment or e-certificates. Checkout securely with your credit or debit card.

5 8 Reviews


by Sophia Rafferty April 11, 2021

Really learnt a lot and will continue to refer back to the course material. Helped my to understand my own dog better and I feel inspired to help others to help their dogs also.

by Gillian Isherwood March 31, 2021

The course was a full, rounded out explanation of the many significant important elements of this subject. Although containing detail and new concepts, it was presented to be comprehendible.
There are helpful and ample videos, photos, charts and illustrations.
The method and progression of the course, tasks, extra reading and assessments pushed me mentally to understand a module before moving on to the next one, so I learned a lot!
The course has equipped me with many new and effective tools to aid me in my dog home boarding business (species knowledge, behaviour observation and analysis, training and behaviour management techniques and treatments).
I definitely recommend this course, it was so practical and informative, excellent value for money and most helpful tutor support.

by Sharodene Naomi Mellis March 24, 2021

This course was my favourite so far (completed 5 others on this site), more in-depth information on each subject area was great and there are so many useful additional resources. Would highly recommend.

by Jaclyn Gott February 8, 2021

Really enjoyed this course…it provides a very in-depth and well explained insight into many different aspects of canine behaviour. The online system is very easy to navigate and the support is brilliant. Would highly recommend!

by Cathy MacLean January 6, 2021

This was a fantastic course that introduced me to the field of canine behaviour. It was fully packed with information, presented very well and I learned so much! I hope to use some of the techniques on my own dogs. It will also be a great resource to go back to if needed.

by Victoria Jarman November 5, 2020

Another enjoyable course, the knowledge gained from this course will enable me to help my clients and their dogs when they ask me for advice in the surgery. Easy to follow, well presented and filled with information, can not recommend this course enough to anyone wishing to learn more about canines and their behaviour!
Can not wait for another behaviour course to become available.

by Alice Faulkner October 19, 2020

This course has helped me develop a better understanding of canine behaviour and I feel more confident about my knowledge of learning theory. I have also been able to use what I have learned with my own resource-guarding dog. There are also lots of useful resources that I can refer back to in the future.

by Warren Howell August 5, 2020

Understanding & Dealing with Canine Fear & Anxiety has been one of the best courses I have taken and completed. The course is very user friendly and the content about the subjects are very well written . I have taken many courses throughout the years and this course is up there with the best . This subject is a must for Dog Trainers especially if your dealing with Canine fear & Anxiety cases , it’s also suitable for pet owners who may want to understand thier own dog better . Thank you Caroline for providing such a great course .

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