Doggie Daycare Operation & Management

Time: Two Week (10 day course)

Basis: 50:50 Theory and Practical

Location: Bamber Bridge, Lancashire

Course Size: Maximum of 2 Individuals per Course


  • Better understand dogs, the signals, behaviours and traits of the breeds you are going to handle
  • Learn and understand techniques for managing large numbers of dogs
  • Enable you to open and operate safety a dog day care facility
  • Understand the myths and common misunderstandings dog owners and professionals hold about dogs and the importance of reading the animals


  • Understanding the  7 Dog Breed Groups
  • Positive and effective voices for dog handling
  • The role of a pack leader
  • Dog management skills
  • Greeting a dog
  • Body blocking dogs
  • The use of slip leads and collars
  • The use of timeout in a daycare situation
  • Standard commands
  • The role of food & treats
  • Effective daycare layout and enclosure use
  • The importance of names
  • Crowding and the problems it brings
  • Safe entry of dogs and staff
  • Communication
  • Dog body language & posture
  • Dog tail language
  • Dog ear language
  • Crating & un-crating a dog
  • Dogs and rest – how much and how often
  • Understanding dog sleeping positions
  • Bloating in dogs and the dangers
  • Scent communication
  • Dog greetings
  • Vocal communication
  • Group sits
  • Dog emotional states
  • Dog social gestures
  • Calming signals
  • Stress and dogs and managing it in daycare
  • Displacement behaviours
  • Common myths
  • Tolerance v. enjoying human interaction
  • The “Do’s and Don’ts” of greeting a dog
  • Dog aggression
  • Bite inhibition
  • Dog fights

Event Properties

Event Date 12-11-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 23-11-2018 4:00 pm
Capacity 2
Registered 0
Available place 2
Individual Price £3,500
Aunties Doggie Daycare (Bamber Bridge)
5 Club St, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 6FN, UK
Aunties Doggie Daycare (Bamber Bridge)
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