Help ensure the safety of yourself and others when handling canines.
This short course is suitable for those working in Local Government or similar role who are required from time to time to capture and handle a range of dogs, including aggressive dogs. Course participants usually include Security Officers, Works Crew Members, Pound Officers.
You'll learn to understand dog behaviour and read body language to make safe decisions. You'll also gain practical skills using international standard techniques on equipment such as slip leads, snappy snare and various dog poles.
All participants will receive a 6ft slip lead to use during the practical exercises and keep afterwards.
Study options and how to apply
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Semester 2, 2021
Northam - Dog Handling and Equipment - 31 August
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Please note: Where displayed, fees are only an estimate. Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.
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