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Running Successful Puppy Socialisation Events Webinar

Written by: Caroline ClarkQualified Registered Veterinary Nurse, Clinical Animal Behaviourist, Qualified Teacher & Published Author

This veterinary approved webinar has been written and designed by a clinical animal behaviourist who is also a qualified registered veterinary nurse with a wealth of experience running puppy socialisation events. It has been designed to develop the skill set of veterinary nurses and other pet professionals who want to run successful, safe and professional puppy parties.

There are no exams, but to obtain your certificate of completion you must answer some multiple choice questions, which have been designed to ensure that you have learned the material.

Course aims:

  • How to design and set up safe and successful puppy socialisation programmes.
  • How to write session plans effectively.
  • Preventing problems from developing during classes.
  • Be able to recognise stress in puppies and know how to handle problems.
  • Feel more confident when managing play sessions and know when and how to intervene effectively.
  • See full course curriculum below.

Course features:

  • Written with the benefit of practical veterinary and canine behaviour experience.
  • Information and content based on safe working practices and up-to-date research.
  • Easy-to-digest lessons give you the flexibility to learn at home at your own pace.
  • Webinar slides presented with a voiceover – as if you were sitting in a real-life lecture theatre.
  • Helpful training guides suitable to give to clients.
  • Templates of risk assessments and session plans.
  • Includes a list of references and related research.
  • Tutor and technical support available.
  • Lifetime access to dip in and out of the course whenever you need to refresh your knowledge.
  • CPD Certificate of completion.
  • CPD Transcript for prospective employers.
  • Works on computers, tablets & smartphones.
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About your tutor

Caroline Clark

Caroline has a long and varied career working with companion animals. After many years working as a veterinary nurse she attended teacher training college and pursued a career in education - teaching veterinary nursing and other animal related subjects. Caroline's interest in behaviour led her to at Southampton University where she gained a post graduate diploma in companion animal behaviour counselling and after qualifying in 2006, she opened her own behaviour referral clinic in Yorkshire. She is a full member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC) and is one of only a small number of specialists to have achieved the status of Registered Clinical Animal Behaviourist with the Animal Behaviour Training Council. Caroline is the author of two books: Fear and Anxiety in Dogs published by Crowood Press and The Professional's Guide to Feline Behaviour by CRC Press. Caroline has also written several articles for veterinary journals and has appeared as the animal specialist on the 20 part, Channel Four TV series, ‘Embarrassing Pets’ which is still aired worldwide. Now Caroline combines her skills by writing a variety of online courses and shares her expertise with budding behaviourists through her mentorship programmes.

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Course includes

  • 5 Modules
  • Recorded Webinar
  • Downloadable Resources
  • No Exams!
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Lifetime Access
4.8 36 Reviews


by Emily Jackson 14/06/2024

so much content covered, such a useful course – was very interesting and will help me become more confident in leading puppy parties

by Ellena Arstein 16/04/2024

I found this course really thorough and helpful for gathering ideas and materials to put puppy party sessions together. I feel that it has given me more confidence to spend time with clients and to feel more confident with puppy social interactions/basic training ideas.

by Melinda Parfitt 01/04/2024

Interesting and informative with some great ideas to get started with

by Nikki McLeod 05/03/2024

So much good information here from Caroline, as always. Great mixture of written work and webinars, the visual examples were really interesting to watch and learn from. There really is so much covered here that would help set up puppy socialisation classes.

by Jane Owen 20/02/2024

very helpful explanation of how to manage a class and how to teach clients what to look for in their pups. fantastic resources, and covers all areas you would need to discuss in a well run, informative class

by Mary Craney 19/01/2024

Good. Nice short videos

by Ruth Aspell 29/12/2023

Took this webinar to assist in how to approach and construct a programme for Puppy Pre-School. Whilst I already have the skill, knowledge and experience this help me adapt and use an effective approach

by Natasha Chinn 06/12/2023

I have already started running my puppy class and after this i feel 10x happier and more confident in what i am doing. Easy and clear to follow.

by Megan Ivey 04/12/2023

Really easy to follow modules which are informative. This course has boosted my confidence with holding puppy parties.

by Lara Morgan-Reece 20/11/2023

A really useful and easy to comprehend course covering all aspects of holding a successful and positive puppy party.

by Crystal Payne 11/08/2023

Broken down into nice chunks so you can do it as you have time. Useful resources provided to help structure your own classes. Loved watching the puppy body language videos and having it broken down. Feeling much more confident about creating safe and successful puppy classes.

by chloe cattanach 25/07/2023

very factual but easy to take in

by Sally Tarpey 16/06/2023

Easy to listen to, clear & informed.

by Mary Howat 28/03/2023

Good amount of info, nicely presented in bite sized chunks. Easy learning and/or good reminder if been out of class situation for a while. Thank you.

by Emily Philip 07/03/2023

Really useful CPD, that has helped me prepare and carry out my first puppy party