Doggone Crazy!

Be Doggone Smart at Work (short version)

Be Doggone Smart at Work is an occupational dog bite prevention and dog safety course for service providers and workers who may encounter dogs on the job. This course focuses on prevention and does not advocate defense or aggression towards dogs. You will be able to take a quiz and receive a certificate with a passing grade of 80%. 

Topics covered include: how to read dog body language, how to assess environmental clues and how to act safely around dogs to prevent dog bites. This is a condensed version of the course and takes about 25 minutes.

Who Can Benefit

Anyone who may encounter dogs on the job will benefit from the information about dog safety at work presented in this course. Examples of service providers and workers who may benefit from dog bite prevention education include:

  • Power workers
  • Cable and satellite installers
  • Phone workers
  • Utility workers
  • Police services
  • Fire services
  • EMS workers
  • Environmental control officers
  • Home inspectors
  • Building inspectors
  • Bylaw officers
  • Real estate agents
  • Insurance agents
  • Landscapers, home maintenance
  • Social services providers
  • Visiting nurses/home care providers
  • Courier/delivery companies
  • Politicians
  • Personal financial consultants
  • Any worker who must visit people's homes