Dog Care & Dog Psychology Package

Are you passionate about dogs? Do you want to learn about dog care, behaviour & training?


Learn to teach dogs good behaviour habits that will last a lifetime. Understanding man’s best friend is vital for responsible owners and anyone working with dogs. This interactive online course will teach you about dog psychology, nutrition, exercise, training, hygiene, common health issues, senses, and behaviour.


Fantastic for dog owners, dog breeders, dog groomers, dog trainers, dog therapists, dog walkers, pet sitters, dog boarding or kennel assistants, pet shop assistants and pet rescue attendants. Also useful if you want to start your own doggy daycare business.

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Key Benefits

  • Learn to care for your dog through nutrition, exercise and hygiene.
  • Understand common health problems and their treatments.
  • Be able to provide effective practical training for your dog.
  • Understand how canine animals think and communicate

This online course is designed for

  • People who want to work in dog training or animal daycare
  • Responsible dog owners
  • People who want to work in the dog care industry

Accredited by ICOES

ICOES, the International Council for Online Educational Standards guarantees you a high standard of content with measurable outcomes from a reputable training organisation. ICOES is the accrediting body that establishes, monitors and continually develops the educational standards of online teaching institutions.

Free ADPT Membership

Learn Dog Training and Psychology Online Today

The Association of Professional Dog Trainers Ireland welcome you for application as a member on completion of this course. ADPT Encourages the ethical and cruelty free training of our beloved pets to ensure the best outcomes for both owners and dogs alike.

Course summary

Investment: €649 or only €25 per week on an interest free payment plan.


Assessments: 18 modules / 18 assignments. Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments.


Delivery and support: This course is delivered online with tutor support via email or phone.


Duration: 200 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week. Enrol today and start when you are ready.


Access Time: You have access to this course for up to 6 months until you complete.

Dog Care modules

ANCG149 – Introduction to Dog Care

ANCG114 – Canine Biology

ANCG125 – Dog Health Part 1

ANCG126 – Dog Health Part 2 -Illnesses and Treatments

ANCG131 – Dog Breeds

ANCG124 – Breeding

ANCG123 – Dog Behaviour and Training

ANCG137 – Grooming

ANCG154 – Other Dog Services

Dog Psychology modules

ANCG153 – Nature and Scope of Canine Psychology

ANCG115 – Canine Senses and Communication

ANCG172 – Understanding Natural Canine Behaviour

ANCG112 – Canine Behavioural Development

ANCG113 – Canine Behavioural Disorders

ANCG106 – Basic Dog Training Principles

ANCG127 – Dog Obedience Training

ANCG122 – Controlling a Dog’s Movement

ANCG171 – Training Working Dogs

Our students say

★★★★★ “I enjoyed the course and have found it very beneficial. I decided to enrol with The Career Academy because I wanted to study in my own time and they were offering the course I was looking for and being affordable to undertake. Excellent.” Robyn Lewis


★★★★★ “I really enjoyed this course. It was easy to follow. The content was extremely interesting and it was well set out. I have recommended this course to other people. I would love to move on to do something more in dog psychology.” – Donna Mackinnon

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