Canine Behaviour Course

11 Unit, 2 Modules

Duration and Dates

Rs. 85,000/- (plus 18% GST)

Have you ever wondered what a dog is saying to you when he barks? Or why dogs have separation anxiety or wanted to learn the beautiful language of dogs?

This comprehensive course will teach you why dogs soil your house, destroy your belongings, bark excessively, dig, fight with other dogs and even bite you. Nearly all behaviour problems are perfectly normal canine activities that occur at the wrong time or place or are directed at the wrong thing. The course will help you understand the true cause of canine behaviour problems and the simple solutions that can turn correct the imbalance in the dog-owner relationship.

If your passion is to help canines suffering from behaviour problems, this course is for you.

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1

(26th July 2021 to 7th August 2021)
  • This stage will include the introduction to the course and theory classes. 
  • Students will be expected to attend the 12 day Behaviour course in Dadar, Mumbai. 
  • 9  am to 1:30 pm everyday (except Sunday)
  • The stage will include learning theory  and practical experience with dogs.
  • Shirin merchant will personally demonstrate, teach, guide and supervise the students.
  • Students will get a certificate on completion of this stage

Module 2

(9th August to 18th August 2021)
  • In this stage, the student will be required to go through study material at home.
  • Students will be sent cases to work on, write out programmes, canine behaviour videos to analyse, articles to read and videos to watch.
  • This module can be worked at the student’s convenience but must be completed within 3 weeks.


  • Students will be expected to invest around 48-56 hours of study in this module.
  • Requirements – a computer and an internet connection.

Duration and Dates

26th July to 18th August 2021

1st Module

The 1st module of practical training will be held from
26th July to 7th August 2021
over a period of 12 days from 9 am to 1:30 pm daily
(excluding Sunday)


 Dadar, Mumbai

2nd Module

The 2nd Module of home study will be conducted
9th August to 18th August 2021
This module can be studied at home, at any time convenient to the student. You do not need to be in Mumbai for this module. 

Is This Course For You?

The comprehensive course is ideal for anyone keen on furthering their knowledge of canine behaviour – either to expand their own canine communication skills or as the commencement of a whole new career. Students will understand why dogs behave the way they do and how to change a dog’s behaviour without resorting to punishment. The detailed course will consist only of theory and is the foundation course for people interested in pursuing a career as canine trainers and behaviour counsellors.

Only students who have been actively training dogs for at least 1 year can apply for the course.

The course will be conducted only in English and students are required to have a good understanding of the language. Applicant must be over 18 years of age. This course is only for those people who genuinely want to learn more about dogs. Only those seriously interested should apply.

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