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Love Dogs?

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Want to work with them but don't know where to start?

Looking for practical, hands on dog handling experience?





Is designed for you!



Welcome to the Canine Professional Training Program, where passion meets expertise, and dedication transforms into skill. Designed for individuals eager to embark on a fulfilling journey in the world of canine care and training, this intensive program offers a comprehensive blend of theory and hands-on experience, led by seasoned professionals with over a decade of industry mastery. It is a hands on dog handling course designed to give you practical experience and help you grow your confidence dealing with dogs of different age, size and temperament.

Our program is meticulously crafted to provide participants with a holistic understanding of dog behavior, training methodologies, and the intricacies of operating within the canine care industry. Through a combination of interactive sessions, practical demonstrations, and personalized mentorship, students will gain invaluable insights and skills essential for thriving in this dynamic field.

About the Course

Why Choose Us?

One-on-One Mentorship

Unlike traditional training programs, our approach emphasizes personalized guidance. Each participant will have the opportunity to work closely with a seasoned dog professional with over 10 years of experience. This individualized attention ensures tailored learning experiences and fosters rapid skill development.

Hands-On Learning

We believe in learning by doing. From day one, participants will be actively engaged in practical exercises, working directly with dogs under the supervision of our experienced mentors. This immersive approach accelerates learning and cultivates confidence in handling various breeds and behavioral challenges.

Comprehensive Workbook

In addition to practical sessions, students will receive a comprehensive workbook designed to complement their hands-on learning. Packed with in-depth theoretical knowledge, practical tips, and industry insights, this workbook serves as a valuable reference throughout the program and beyond.


Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be awarded a certificate recognizing their dedication and proficiency in canine care and training. This credential not only validates their skills but also enhances their credibility within the industry, opening doors to rewarding career opportunities.

Tested Methods

Everything we teach in this course is the essence of trial and error over a decade. We tested and learned what works best and what doesn't so you can save time and disappointment.

Lifetime Support

We are a friendly team of dog professionals and will treat you as part of our family. We know our course will set you up for success and we'll always be here if you need some extra support.

Course Content

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Canine Body Language

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Introduction to understand canine body language and the application of various body language techniques for improved communication

Pack Dynamics

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Understanding and managing pack dynamics efficiently including the assessment and management of interactions between dogs

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Dog Communication

You will learn how to effectively communicate with dogs and keep a pack of canine engaged, happy, well behaved and under control

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Client Communication

Full insight on managing client communications, including access to a pack of customizable templates. Networking opportunities and pier support

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Complete guidance on arranging logistics for increased productivity, including advice on timing and best practices

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Canine Training

Comprehensive practical experience handling dogs of various age, size and temperament while fully understanding and honoring their needs

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We'll provide you with tested methods to build your clientele and will you a number of useful techniques to help you grow your business. You'll also receive a comprehensive customizable marketing template pack

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Health & Safety

Understanding and applying good Health & Safety practices in order to successfully manage dangerous situations and avoid accidents

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Rules & Regulations

An overview of various dog related rules and regulations across the UK and information about licensing, insurance requirements and your legal responsibilities as a dog professional

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Emergency Procedures

Full understanding of possible emergencies, accidents and correct procedures managing when the situation, including client communication

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Dog Photography

Introduction to pet photography with a handful of tips and tricks to get the doggies pose & look fabulous on your photos

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Professional Photoshoot

We'll arrange a professional photo-shoot to create a portfolio of beautiful images showcasing your dog handling skills. This can be used on your website and social media to add a professional touch and enhance your credibility in the canine care industry.

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You will be awarded a certificate of achievement upon the completion of the course and provided with client references upon request



The course is conveniently located with daily meetings at Forest Hill Overground Station in South East London. Surrounded by beautiful parks and green spaces, the location provides a perfect setting for practical exercises and real-world dog handling experiences. Participants will enjoy the blend of urban convenience and natural beauty, enhancing their learning journey in this dynamic and accessible area.

How to get there

When commuting in London, simply use TFL Journey Planner to see the best routes available.

Dates & Timings

The course spans five days, running from Monday to Friday, with each day packed with engaging and intensive training sessions. The daily schedule begins at 9:00 AM and concludes at 3:30 PM, ensuring ample time for both theoretical learning and practical application.

You can choose from available start dates between Monday, 3rd of June, and Monday, 12th of August, subject to prior confirmation. * Please make your preferred start date clear on your application. Dates will be allocated on first come first served basis depending on availability.

This structured timetable provides a comprehensive and immersive experience, designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to excel in the pet industry.


The total cost for the practical dog professional course is £748, offering an exceptional value for an intensive and comprehensive training experience.

To accommodate varying financial needs, we provide flexible payment options. You can choose to pay the full amount upfront or opt for convenient monthly installments.

For those selecting the installment plan, the cost can be spread over four months, with payments of £187 each.

This flexibility ensures that aspiring dog professionals can access high-quality education without financial strain, allowing you to focus fully on your training and career development.

How to apply


Make the decision

This is probably the hardest of all. Taking the lead of faith and starting something brand new is never easy but it's the only way to evolve, learn, improve and change your life for the better. Believe me, I once stood where you are so I know how you feel! Committing to follow your dream and starting a fulfilling career working with dogs is a choice that sets the foundation for your new professional path.

Read all the information


Thoroughly review all the details about the course, including the content, schedule, location, costs, and available start dates. Understanding what to expect will help you prepare for this transformative experience.

Complete you Application


Fill out the application form with your personal information, background, and any relevant experience. Ensure all fields are accurately completed to facilitate a smooth enrollment process.


Attend the Interview

As part of the application process, we invite you to participate in a 30-minute Zoom interview. This informal chat provides an opportunity for us to ensure that the course aligns with your career goals and expectations. During the interview, we will discuss your background, interests, and aspirations in working with dogs, while also addressing any questions you may have. This conversation helps us understand your motivations and ensures that you have all the information you need to make an informed decision about joining the course. We look forward to getting to know you and helping you embark on this exciting journey.


Process the Payment

To secure your spot in the practical dog professional course, it is essential to process your payment promptly. Full payment or the first installment must be received before the course start date to confirm your enrollment. This ensures your place in the program and allows us to finalize all necessary arrangements for your participation. We offer flexible payment options, either a one-time payment of £748 or four monthly installments of £187. Upon receiving your payment, we will send a confirmation email with additional details and preparatory information for the course. Timely payment guarantees your spot and allows you to focus on preparing for an enriching and hands-on learning experience.


Enjoy Your Course!

Once your application and payment are processed, you'll receive a confirmation with further details. Attend the course starting from the confirmed date, immerse yourself in hands-on training, and enjoy the journey towards becoming a skilled dog professional.

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