starts in Tallinn, Estonia 26th january 2019.

INTERNATIONAL
DOG TRaINER SCHOOL

The course is taught during 9 weekends, Saturday and Sunday, and is open to all above 18 years of age. In addition to webinars and one volunteer 4 day seminar in Norway. Approx. 150 hours of compulsory teaching in addition to compulsory reading. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Diploma.

The course will be taught in English. All reading materials and assignments will be in English. 

Is this for you?

Price: 1650 Euro

Do you want to become a professional dog trainer and specialize in the field of behavior and a dog’s natural, silent language and calming signals?
Do you want to work part-time or full-time training dogs and owners and also work as a behaviorist helping owners through private consultations?
Or are you already a dog trainer and want to specialize and aquire more science based knowledge? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this education might be the right one for you! This high quality education will give you excellent practical and theoretical skills of dog training and dog behavior. Upon completion, you can start your own business or be qualified to work for other dog training schools and institutions.

We teach only positive training methods, with an emphasis on the dog’s natural behavior.

Information about the course

Subjects

Dog behavior: the dog’s silent language, body language, communication, dog development and ethology, history, puppies, adolescent, mature dogs, social developments, critical periods, hormonal influences, breed characteristics, problem solving, stress, fears, aggression, health and nutrition.

Dog learning behavior: positive training methods, desensitization, motivation, comparisons of dog learning to human learning, classical and operant conditioning, positive reinforcement.

Practical training: problem solving, observation, positive training methods teaching basic obedience and more challenging tasks like desensitization for stressed dogs and dog-to-dog aggression.

The dog trainer: how to design your courses, counsel individuals and motivate owners, instruction and observation techniques as well as building confidence as a public speaker, marketing and running your own small business, customer service and pedagogy for humans.

Exam:
Presentation of a project.

The course will be taught in English, and all reading materials and assignments will also be in English.

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Course syllabus

The course is based on the latest research and science of dog training and behaviour.

Theory:

  • Dog development, history and ethology
  • Dominance and leadership: facts or fiction?
  • Learning theory dogs
  • Classical and operant conditioning
  • Calming signals and body language
  • Science based positive dog training
  • Dog-to-dog communication
  • Dog social organization
  • Stress in dogs
  • Critical periods and hormonal influences
  • Behaviour problems: fear, anxiety and aggression
  • Problem solving: desensitization
  • Training techniques walking on loose leash
  • How to design courses
  • Pedagogy for instructors
  • Consultation techniques
  • Instruction and observation techniques
  • Starting up a small business

Practical training:

  • Observation of body language and calming signals
  • Loose leash walking and passing other dogs nicely
  • Training methods basic obedience
  • Social walks and enriched environment

Interactive learning with class discussions, films, practical training, cases studies: problem solving, observation of dogs and behaviour. Group work and individual assignments.

The course will be taught in English, and all reading materials and assignments will also be in English.

The course syllabus may be subject to small changes.

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Information in Estonian

Information in Estonian: Please note that all theachings and books will be in English.

Kas Sinu unistuseks on saada koeratreeneriks ja õppida põhjalikult tundma koerte kehakeelt,käitumismaneere ja nende põhjuseid? Kas Sa sooviksid tegeleda täis-või osalise tööajaga koerte treenimisega ning ka käitumisspetsialistina, aitamaks koeri ja koeraomanike läbi eratundide? Kui Sa vastasid jaatavalt kas või ühelegi nendest küsimustest, oled Sa jõudnud täpselt õigesse kohta!

Rahvusvaheline Koeratreenerite Kool annab Sulle põhjalikud teadmised ja oskused koerte treenimises, mis võimaldavad sul alustada tööd koeratreenerina omal käel või koertekoolis.

Me kasutame vaid positiivset treeningmeetodit ning põhirõhk langeb koera loomuliku käitumise mõistmisele, analüüsimisele ning selle kasutamisele treeningutel.

Ühe aastane kursus koosneb kümnest nädalavahetuse moodulist Tallinnas.

Kursusel käsitletakse järgnevaid teemasid:

Koerte käitumine: Vaikimisi signaalid, kehakeel, suhtlemine, koerte arenemine ja etoloogia, ajalugu, kutsikaiga, “teismeliseiga”, täiskasvanud koerad, sotsiaalne areng, kriitilised perioodid, hormonaalsed mõjud käitumisele ja õppele, tõugude erinevused, käitumisprobleemide lahendamine, stress, hirmud, agressiivsus, tervis ja toitumine.

Koerte treenimine: Positiivsed treeningmeetodid, tundlikus ning olukordade, esemete, häälte jms reageerimise vähendamine, motivatsioon, inimeste ja koerte õppimise võrdlemine,

Praktilised harjutused: probleemide lahendamine, koerte käitumise,kehakeele ja signaalide jälgimine, positiivne treeningmeetod, põhikäsklused ja ka keerukamad ülesanded, nagu stressi ja koertele suunatud agressiivsuse vähendamine.

Koerte treenimine: Kuidas kursusi ja seminare üles ehitada, eratunnid ja omanike motiveerimine,publiku ees rääkimine, turundus ja oma ettevõtte juhtumine, klienditeenindus ja koeraomanike õpetamise pedagoogika.

Praktiline informatsioon:
Kestvus: 9 nädalavahetust (laupäev ja pühapäev)

Toimumiskoht: Tallin

Hind: 1650 EUR

Õpe toimub inglise keeles.

Õpetajast
Norrast pärit koeratreener Lisbeth Borg de Waard (MA, BBA), omab edukat koertekooli Innlandet Hundesenter. Ta abistab sadu koeraomanikke aastas, läbi erinevate kursuste, teooriatundide ja seminaride. Lisaks sellele, on Lisbeth kirjutanud raamatu “Title”, praegustele ja tulevastele koeratreeneritele, treeningmeetoditest ja printsiipidest, millest Lisbeth on ka loonud seminari seeria Norras ja mujal maailmas.

Lisbethil on 14 aastat tegelenud koertetreenimise ning käitumise analüüsimisega ning elab oma maakodus oma abikaasa, 5 koera, 5 kassi ja kanaga.

Enne koeratreeneriks saamist, töötas Lisbeth õpetajana, nii ülikooli kui ka gümnaasiumi tasemel. Ta kolis tagasi Norra aastal 2000, peale 11 aastat välismaal elamist, millal Lisbeth õppis ja töötas erinevates riikides üle maailma. Lisbeth on diplomeeritud koeratreener ja on omandanud koeratreeneri hariduse tuntud Turid Rugas käe all ning lisaks sellele on spetsialiseerunud koerte käitumisele.

Lisbeth on Norra esindaja PDTE-s (Lemmiklooma treenerid Euroopas), aktiivne liige APDT-s (Proffessionaalne Koeratreenerite Ühing), ja SGEH asutaja (Skandinaavia Koerte ja Eetika grupp).

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Price and payment

Price: Euro 1 650,-

Deposit Euro 250,- due 6 weeks after accepted admittance and signing of contract.

Euro 1400,- due 4 th of January 2019 at the latest.

A payment plan is available upon request. Payment plan is subject to extra costs.

Tuition includes all teachings in Tallinn and webinars.

Tuition does not include: travel expenses, books and lunch.

Volunteer seminar in Norway 20. – 23. July 2019:

You are welcome to come to Norway and join us for a very good seminar by the british veterinarian Dr. Amber Batson and the british physiologist Julia Robertson.

This is volunteer, and you do not have to come!

If you want to attend this seminar, the cost of the seminar is FREE, but you have to pay for your own travel expenses to Norway.

Practical information and course dates

Course dates 2019/20. Saturday and Sunday 10.00 – 17.00

26. – 27. January 2019 (start)
16. – 17. March
4. – 5. May
29. – 30. June
17. – 18. August
5. – 6. October
16. – 17. November
4. – 5. January 2020

Exam:  8. – 9. February 2020

Place:  Tallinn University of Technology and Pet City, Tallinn

Webinars will be held on Thursday evenings. The dates for the webinars will be available before the course starts.

You will have the opportunity to come to Norway on the 20. – 23. of July 2019 for a 4 day seminar with Dr. Amber Batson and Julia Robertson. This is a volunteer seminar and extra costs apply. More information on our first seminar.

Say hello to our teachers

Meet the team

Main teacher for the International Dog Trainer School. 15 years experience with problem solving and problem behaviour in dogs. Sertified dog trainer from the world famous international dog trainer Turid Rugaas. Former college-university teacher in Norway.

Lisbeth Borg de Waard, Norway

Owner and manager of Innlandet Dog Centre, Norway

Certified Rally obedience instructor and certified Norwegian Red Cross visiting-therapy dog trainer. 25 years practical dog training experience. Carina is also a certified teacher. Specialities: agility, obedience and behaviour and problemsolving.

Carina Josefine Thorbjørnsdatter Iversen, Norway

Certified dog trainer from Innlandet

Karina is our student contact and she will be happy to help you with any questions you might have during your studies. She also works at the University of Stavanger in addition to be our administrative co-ordinator and student contact for our dog trainer schools in Norway and abroad.

Karina Danielsen Tallmann, Norway

Student contact

Developing courses for the Norwegian army and paramedics in addition to teaching at the Norwegian dog trainer education.
Specialises in pedagogy, instruction methods, course quality and first aid for humans and for dogs.

Jonas Christiensen, Norway/Denmark

Experienced course instructor and paramedic

Working for Innlandet Dog Center and as a teacher in high school.

Specialities: problem solving, dogs and childeren, dog language and behaviour and writing skills for professionals in English and Norwegian.

Kjersti Lundemo, Norway

Sertified dog trainer from Turid Rugaas

Guest speakers Tallinn 2019 – 2020

Els Vidts, Belgium
Physical therapist and dog trainer educated by Turid Rugaas in Belgium. Specialises in anatomy and a popular international speaker on the subject of movement, dogs physiology and anatomy.

Dr. Susanne Lautner, Austria
Doctor of veterinary medicine and board member of the PDTE (Pet Dog Trainers of Europe). Specialises in allergies, nutrition and pain management in dogs. Educated dog trainer by Turid Rugaas, and has her own dog school in addition to veterinary practice in Vienna.

Winkie Spiers, England (webinar)
British dog trainer and behaviourist. Honorary Member and current Chair of PDTE (Pet Dog Trainers of Europe).Full Member of APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers), ABTC (Animal Behaviour and Training Council), BTPA (Bowen Therapists Professional Association), ECBS (European College of Bowen Studies) and Association of INTO dogs.

Karen Webb, England (webinar)
British dog trainer and behaviourist educated at Turid Rugaas International Dog Trainer School in the Netherlands. Full Practitioner of Applied Zoopharmacognosy Dip.IAZ in all species. Canines. felines and equines. Board member of the PDTE (Pet Dog Trainers of Europe).

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International Dog Trainer School

Starts it’s 3rd course in Tallinn the 26th of January 2019.

Welcome!

CONTACT

Any questions? Do not hesitate to contact us at:
kontakt@innlandethundesenter.no or lisbeth@de-waard.com

or call us at + 47 99 04 28 03.

 

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avdeling rudshøgda

Stolvstadvegen 11, 2360 Rudshøgda
+47 99 04 28 03 / +47 61 16 42 56
kontakt@innlandethundesenter.no

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Tomtveien 12, 2015 Leirsund
+47 48 13 56 29
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