Canine Encounters – Intermediate

Canine Encounters Intermediate module is suitable for emergency responders who are required to assess and interact with canines as part of their operational role.

The highly practical and incident focused workshop will provide delegates with skills to recognise canine behaviours and utilise techniques and approach that maximise safety for personnel and promote welfare of the animal.

Key areas of learning include;

    • Overview of why dogs become dangerous, including warning signs
    • What you need to know about health and safety
    • The law and how it impacts on you
    • Situational awareness and your approach to dealing with dogs
    • Risk assessing and planning your actions every time you deal with dogs
    • The importance of teamwork and a managed coordinated approach
    • Practical welfare centred techniques learnt through demonstration, hands on practice and scenario based activities

Duration: 1 day (Maximum 12 Delegates)  

Location: Swanley, Kent. 

Alternatively the workshop can be held at a suitable, risk assessed, location of your own choice.

Prerequisite: Public sector and voluntary emergency responders (Police, Fire, Ambulance, Coastguard, Mountain Rescue and similar organisations)

Availability: Please contact us for potential dates and costs, concessionary rates apply to public sector responders and charities.