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Carve your own path with animal care courses led by real-world experts

Make animals' lives better in your own unique way.
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You have a valuable contribution to make to the lives of animals and at the DoGenius Institute, we’re unfaltering in our commitment to delivering you the knowledge, confidence and support you need to make your ambitions a reality.

Because, we’re driven by the very same thing. Bettering animal lives is at the core of what we do; it’s what fuels our students, our tutors and the Institute - we’re all on this mission together, in our own unique ways. 

Discover new knowledge. Explore different perspectives.

And enjoy many lightbulb moments along the way.

Only DGI offers personal support from tutors, alongside a diverse and active student community, which delivers exciting learning pathways that open up a world of opportunity.

Study on your schedule

Courses for all levels

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Where compassion meets expertise.

Nurturing with know-how: Find your path

Our wide range of AIM & iPet Network regulated qualifications and CPD courses offer a breadth of knowledge, but they also offer a truly unique learning experience, which puts you in control. Guided by the most qualified and compassionate tutors, who are actively engaged with animals in the real world and our students, the support and flexibility we offer at the DGI is second to none.

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 Dog Training & Behaviour Courses & Qualifications

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Looking for dog behaviour courses?

Other Animal Care Courses

We’re not just passionate about supporting canine professionals. Our learning pathways are far reaching, supporting all animal care professionals on their quest to shape a better world for animals.

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Free Animal Care Courses

You Nurture Animals. We Nurture You.

Our commitment to you is an unwavering dedication to support you on your journey through animal education and beyond. Our tutors are more than just teachers. They’re guides too. You will never be left to grapple alone with tricky cases, complex topics, or mindset niggles that leave you feeling stuck. Between your tutor and your peer group community, we have everything in place to ensure you’re fully supported every step of the way.
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Your Personal Journey to Animal Advocacy

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Join an active thriving community

"The Community is so kind. They're so thoughtful, they're supportive. They have such a rich amount of knowledge, experience and ideas to share. I love the community.” Sonia.
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When you choose the DGI, you join an active community of thoughtful, warm and encouraging peers from all across Europe. The generosity, support and kindness extended in this space are something truly special to be a part of.   Alongside your course content and your dedicated tutor, you access a wealth of thought provoking supplementary content, discussions, and in-depth insights that you won’t find anywhere else.

Frequently asked questions

Are your courses Ofqual regulated?

A wide selection of our dog behaviour, training and animal care courses are offered by awarding organisations who are regulated by Ofqual. Qualifications offered through AIM and iPet Network can be found here regulated qualifications .

What are guided learning hours?

Guided Learning Hours or GLH are the amount of hours calculated that should receive guided learning to be expected to achieve a qualification. Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are defined by the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act, 2009 as the number of hours the Candidate spends:
• Being taught or given instruction by a lecturer, tutor, supervisor or other appropriate provider of education or training, or
• Otherwise participating in education or training under the immediate guidance or supervision of such a person.
They do not include time spent on unsupervised studying.

Can DGI courses help me prepare for a Masters?

Yes, we offer continued learning pathways that allow you to go as far as you want to - including preparing for degree level study. If you’d like to discuss your personal pathway, you can book a free no-pressure call with Teresa here.

How long do I have to complete the course?

The course study & registration periods vary by course, but we give a very generous timeframe to complete the course. You can find the specific length on the individual course page and extensions are always available if life gets in the way.

 Can I talk to my tutor?

Yes! We pride ourselves on being very approachable and available to all our students. If you’re taking a taught course, you will have 1-2-1 sessions each month with your tutor and have contact with them throughout the duration of your studies. You have access to a number of tutors and peers in our private community where you’ll always have support on hand.  

 Do you offer payment plans?

Yes. We don’t want cost to be a barrier to you progressing your goals and ambitions. We offer interest free payment plans on our course to allow you to begin studying right away. Learn more about funding options here.

Why is payment for the course in Euros?

The Dogenius Institute is registered in Europe. All payments are processed at the current exchange rate at the time of purchase. You can use this currency converter to work out a guideline course cost in your currency.
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