Course Description

Course Title : Therapy Dogs PTSD BY UK COLLEGE OF SCENT DOGS

Positive Dog Training


Who is this course for?

  • This course is for anybody interested in the training of dogs to support sufferers of PTSD specifically, and for those with a general interest in the role of assistance Dogs, their training and desired skill-set.

Course Content:

  • What is required of a PTSD Assistance Dog?
  • Case Studies
  • How to Train For Pheremone Discrimination
  • Training The Dog to Support Through Night Terrors
  • Realistic Training Versus ‘Pretend’ Training
  • Training Techniques, Skills and Methodologies
  • Live Training Demonstrations
  • Training The Dog To Support Through Daily Anxiety Attacks
  • Using Scent Alerts For Early ‘Warnings’

Course Presenter – Rob Hewings BSc, MA

  • Experienced Trainer and Supporter of Assistance Dogs for PTSD Sufferers
  • Lecturer at Bergin University, California, USA. Specialising in Scent Training for Assistance Dogs
  • Experienced Dog Handler Instructor with Metropolitan Police Service
  • BSc in Canine Behaviour and Training
  • MA in Professional Practice Police Dog Training
  • Engaged in Doctorate of Professional Practice Service Dog Training Exploring Ambient Scent & Emotional Learning and the use of Assistance Dogs to help with PTSD Sufferers
  • Designer of Training Programme for Dogs to Support Sufferers of Night Terrors
  • Education Consultant for The International Working Dog Association
  • Board Member of Southern Diabetic Retrievers, Louisiana, USA
  • Diabetic Alert Dog TrainerAll attendees will receive certification upon completion of the course.

College Name Positive Dog Training
Course Category Agriculture & Veterinary, Dog Trainer
Course Location Sandyford, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 18
Course Start Date 17th February 2018
Course Fee €100.00
Course Times 10:00am
For information about Positive Dog Training, please visit our college page on by clicking here.

Course Provider

Positive Dog Training

Unit T2, Birch Avenue Stillorgan Ind. Estate, Dublin, Ireland

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