Thinking Pets - Training Excellence

083 336 1761
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  • Get Your Diploma

    Advanced courses: Diploma in Animal Behaviour (now also available Online), EMRA Advanced Diploma in Animal Behaviour

  • Introduction to Feline Behaviour

    This course explores the more subtle aspects of feline behaviour and the human-feline relationship.

  • Introduction to Canine Behaviour and Training

    A course for dog trainers, vet nurses and owners who want to know more about how dogs think.

  • Feline Behavioural Psychology

    This course explores feline psychology and the intricate mental processes behind all feline behaviour.

COAPE SA offers UK based dedicated, properly regulated and independently accredited study and professional training programmes in companion animal behaviour and behaviour therapy. 

Our training programmes will enable you to gain a recognised qualification and will prepare you to pursue a successful career in this highly rewarding field, in both South Africa and the United Kingdom. COAPE SA is one of only two Practices worldwide to be awarded the licence to present the prestigious COAPE courses.  As an independent course provider, COAPE understands the importance of giving you the information you need to make an informed decision about which of our courses might be right for you.

Several components of the COAPE courses are also taught on courses presented by COAPE tutor Prof Peter Neville at The Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University in the USA.

Many of the COAPE courses are accredited by the South African Veterinary Council as well – for more information please refer to each individual course.

If you have any questions or require further information on any of our programmes, please contact the COAPE SA office where we will be delighted to help and advise you.

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P O Box 1354, Langebaan,
7357, South Africa

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+27(0)83 336 1761

Wendy Wilson
+27(0)83 336 1761
[email protected]

[email protected]