Dangerous Dog Management Workshop

Workshop Detail

The Dangerous Dog Management Workshop aims to provide skills to those working in the animal control and regulation industry, including local council rangers, RSPCA, police, and animal shelter employees.

Participants learn the fundamental skills to assess and manage unfamiliar dogs, which may pose a threat to themselves or other members of the public.

All Dog Force Australia trainers are former canine law enforcement experts with a wealth of experience in managing aggressive dogs.

Dog Force Australia employ a blended mode delivery inclusive of practical and classroom based learning.

We provide all learning materials required for this course including handling equipment and trained dogs for realistic practical scenarios.

Quick Facts

  • Award: Certificate of Achievement
  • Duration: 1 day workshop
  • Location: Dog Force Australia K9 Training Centre or at a another suitable venue to the client (Conditions Apply).
  • Cost: $175.00 ph (excl. GST) Minimum 10 participants per course.

Units of Competency

The course can either be delivered as a one day workshop or more formally supported by the following nationally recognised units of competency:

  • ACMACR402 Assess and Impound Animals
  • ACMACR403 Identify and Respond to Animal Behaviour

Topics covered

  • Methods of dog communication
  • Behavioural characteristics of dogs
  • Types of canine aggression and factors which influence aggressive behaviour
  • Understanding dog body language and vocalisation
  • Breed identification (including restricted dog breeds)
  • Safe dog handling and restraint techniques
  • Responding to aggressive dogs
  • Controlling the environment and reducing risk
  • Use of restraint equipment (leads/collars/muzzles/catchpoles)
  • Work Health Safety Practices and Risk Assessments of Dangerous Dogs
  • Dog transport and housing requirements

Further Information

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Learner Handbook

Information about the services provided by Dog Force Australia and our approach to providing you a safe, fair and supported environment to participate in training and assessment.

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