Basic Behavioral Management in Dogs (Fear and Anxiety)

Offered by School of Life Sciences & Chemical Technology

Short Course / 1 day

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Course Fees

Course Information

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.

Learning Outcomes

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

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.


Lesson Plan

  • 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

Trainer's Profile

Angie Tan

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.

Course Fees

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.
The course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.

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.

Eligible for funding by National Silver Academy. Funding ends 31 Mar 2022.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 50 and above$131.10
Full Course Fee$246.10