Understanding the Language of Domestic Dogs


People often believe that the ability to communicate with dogs is a ‘gift’. It’s not. It’s a science. 


  • If you work with dogs in any avenue – be it the veterinary industry, grooming, boarding, dog walking, doggie daycare – then you absolutely must be fluent in domestic dog communication to be able to carry out your job appropriately.
  • Do you wish you understood your own dog better? Do they seem to get upset without you noticing that something was off? Do you worry about their play style, or would you like to be able to communicate back to your own dog correctly?
  • Are you nervous of dogs? Would you love to be able to read strange dogs better so that you can predict when they may be a threat or not?

This course will teach you how you can become fluent in dog communication, from understanding how they communicate their different emotional states, to learning how to interpret appropriate or inappropriate play, and even how you can use your own body language to communicate with dogs.

The knowledge and skills you acquire from this course will be absolutely invaluable, and will stay with you for a lifetime.

Sign up now to take this 4 week course!



This course is delivered through:

Webinars where you will watch your tutor present each class, along with lots of video footage of dogs to review

Manuals with imagery to read and study, and take your own notes


Assessments are optional.

If you would like to gain a certificate upon course completion you will have a short online exam, and a written assessment to complete.

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Module 1: Dog Body Language and Emotions – Video Lecture and Written Manual

Module 2: Dog Initial Interactions and Greetings – Video Lecture and Written Manual

Module 3: Analyzing and Interpreting Dog-Dog Play – Video Lecture and Written Manual

Module 4: Human Behaviour – Video Lecture and Written Manual


Optional Assessment

Online Exam – Combination of questions from the four modules

Written Assessment – Analysis of two videos where you must identify all of the behaviours seen


Additional information

Certificate / No Certificate

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