Social Structure – Reality or Outdated Theory

Length of Course 4 hours
Fee $25.00
Prerequisite None
Certificate Certificate of Attendance

Dog training has undergone drastic changes in the previous 3 decades. Today, the discussion regarding dominance and the role of social structure in training is widely debated. This course will discuss the historical perspective of dog training, and look at how social structure impacts our living with and training dogs.

Course Objectives:

  • To introduce students to the history of dog training
  • To provide students with an understanding of the debate surrounding the realty of social structure and dominance in dog training and ownership
  • To provide students with an understanding of how to use the genetic predisposition for behaviour dogs come with to our advantage

Course Topics:

  • A History of Dominance Based Training
  • The Introduction of Clicker Training
  • The Evolution to Balanced Training Programs
  • Addressing Social Structure in your Training Programs

Practical Handling:

  • Practical experience is not included

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