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Care of the Elderly Dog




A self-study course for those living with an older dog who want to give older dogs the best life during their twilight years.

What's included?

  • 1 Self-Taught Course
  • 1 Certification

Learn How to care for Older Dogs

The Course covers:
  • Health issues of older dogs
  • Nutritional requirements for older dogs
  • Exercise and mental stimulation
  • Cognitive dysfunction
  • The senses and how they change with age
  • Quality of life tools & saying goodbye

Understand Older Dog's Needs

The course includes:
  • Self-study
  • Self-paced
  • Clear Learning Outcomes
  • 8 Hours Learning1
  • Online Module
  • 1 Self-Assessment
Meet the instructor

Sue Lefevre

Sue Lefevre is a certified animal behaviourist based in Kent, UK. She is a former Chair of ICAN: International Companion Animal Network and is a board member of International Canine Behaviourists (ICB) and is one of the ICB representatives in the UK Dog Behaviour and Training Charter Group. As a canine behaviourist she works with mostly rescue and reactive dogs.
Patrick Jones - Course author