Introduction to Home Boarding, Day Care and Commercial Boarding

Introduction to Home Boarding, Day Care and Commercial Boarding

This course has been designed to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding to be able to work in the field of canine care. The AAL in paragraph 4.2 states that ‘the licence holder or a designated manager and any staff employed to care for the animals must have competence to identify the normal behaviour of the species for which they are caring and to recognise signs of, and take appropriate measures to mitigate or prevent, pain, suffering, injury, disease or abnormal behaviour. The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 guidance notes state “that suitable and sufficient training of staff must be demonstrated to have been carried out in the following areas:

Dog welfare, including recognising poor welfare and understanding the 5 welfare needs


  • Dog handling
  • Dog behaviour
  • Cleanliness and hygiene
  • Feeding and food preparation
  • Disease control
  • Recognition and first aid treatment of sick animals.”
  • New information on disease and inherited disease, legislation and behaviour

Course curriculum, units, modules and what this course covers

Curriculum to be announced.

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Is this course online?


Learning is provided by online reading, diagrams and schematics, video seminars and self-study from our list of learning resources.

What does this course include?

The course includes and covers the following

  • Canine Welfare; Health & Disease Prevention;
  • Cleanliness & Hygiene;
  • Disease Control;
  • Canine Behaviour;
  • Canine Handling;
  • Feeding & Water;
  • Environment/Accommodation;
  • Canine First Aid; Legislation
Introduction to Home Boarding, Day Care and Commercial Boarding 1

£179.00 / Inc VAT

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