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Developing Choice & Trust to Help Fearful Dogs

This self-taught course is aimed at helping fearful and anxious dogs through allowing choice through freedom of movement and engagement with the environment and empowering dogs to engage appropriately with their world at an individual set pace.

What's included?

  • 4 Expert led lectures
  • 1 Certification
  • Quizzes
  • 4 Videos
  • IAABC CEUs

Become skilled in developing trust in fearful & anxious dogs 

You will learn how to change human behaviour and expectations to help dogs wellbeing. Create safe environments, understand thresholds and avoid aversive methods..

Apply practices to build confidence

You will also learn how to use desensitisation and counter-conditioning to modify behaviours. You will be able to teach dogs core skills to cope with challenging environments.
Meet the instructor

Erin Jones MSc.

Erin Jones MSc., CPDT-KA, IAABC-ADT, CDBC, is a current PhD candidate in Human-Animal Studies. Her research includes humane training, canine consent, and the dog-human relationship. Erin is the Education Initiative Lead and Science Editor for the IAABC, creating and supporting animal behaviour related educational material for members.
Patrick Jones - Course author
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