It can be upsetting for any dog owner to see their pet fearful, stressed or anxious, for whatever reason. Be the rock your dog can trust by equipping yourself with effective and positive methods to manage and calm your dog in different stressful situations.
Also, this course will help you to develop a sound understanding of canine body language, so you can decipher exactly what your dog is trying to communicate.
You will develop the skills to understanding the canine body language and your dog’s eye-view of distressing situations, and apply positive methods to bring calm to your furry kid.
Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 1 day (Saturday)
Time: 9am to 5pm
Delivery Mode: Face-to-face classroom
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.
- Detect signs of stress
- Understand the fight or flight response
- Conduct exercises and techniques to help fearful dogs warm up
- Understand and manage resource guarding in dogs
- Understand and manage separation anxiety in dogs
Angie Tan, CPDT-KA, is a U.S. Certified, AVS Accredited and Project Adore dog trainer. She founded Puppylove, Singapore’s first dog-friendly training school, in 2001. She is also a dog bite safety educator, a professional member of the Association of Professional Dog KTrainers (APDT) and a Canine First Responder. Angie supports the use of LIMA (Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive) methods when working with animals.
This course will be delivered in English and has no assessment.
Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance.
Eligible for funding by National Silver Academy. NSA Funding period for this course is from 1 May 2023 to 31 Mar 2024.
Singaporeans aged 50 years and above who wish to apply for the course at the special course fee will need to email a copy of their NRIC during the course fee payment before the course commencement.
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.
Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.
(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 8% GST and subject to review.)
Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 8% with effect from 1 Jan 2023, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2023.
Please refer to our FAQs for more information.
|Applicants / Eligibility||Fees|
|Full Course Fee||$248.40|
|Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 50 and above||$131.10|
|Singapore Citizens (SC) aged below 50||$246.10|