Online Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to Canine Body Language

  • 2

    Ears

    • Learning to Read a Dog's Ears

    • Cropped Ears vs. Natural Ears

    • Alert & Attentive

    • Alert & Attentive Continued...

    • Relaxed

    • Relaxed Continued...

    • Relaxed Continued...

    • Fearful or Anxious

    • Fearful or Anxious Continued...

    • Fearful or Anxious Continued...

    • Submissive or Appeasing

    • Submissive or Appeasing Continued...

  • 3

    Tails

    • Learning to Read a Dog's Tails

    • Alert & Aroused

    • Alert & Aroused ; Long Tails

    • Alert & Aroused; Docked Tails

    • Relaxed

    • Relaxed; Long Tails

    • Relaxed; Docked Tails

    • Docked Tails; A Comparison

    • Fearful or Anxious

    • Fearful or Anxious; Long Tails

    • Fearful or Anxious; Docked Tails

    • Happy Tail

    • Happy Tail; Long Tails

    • Happy Tail; Docked Tails

    • The Docked Tail 1/3 Rule

  • 4

    Friendly Body Language

    • Introduction to Friendly Body Language

    • Appeasing Expression

    • Appeasing Expression Continued...

    • Paw Lift

    • Paw Lift Continued...

    • Play Bow

    • Play Bow Continued...

    • Kidney Bean Dance

    • Kidney Bean Dance Continued...

  • 5

    Calming Signals

    • Introduction to Calming Signals

    • Blinking

    • Blinking Continued...

    • Lip Licking/Tongue Flicking

    • Lip Licking/Tongue Flicking Continued...

    • Looking Away

    • Looking Away Continued...

    • Scratching

    • Scratching Continued...

    • Shaking Off

    • Shaking Off Continued...

    • Sniffing

    • Sniffing Continued...

    • Yawning

    • Yawning Continued...

  • 6

    Reactive Body Language

    • Introduction to Reactive Body Language

    • Warning

    • Warning Continued...

    • Confident & Assertive

    • Confident & Assertive Continued...

    • Defensive (Resource Guarding)

    • Defensive (Resource Guarding) Continued...

    • Defensive & Insecure

    • Defensive & Insecure Continued...

    • Guarding Extreme

    • Guarding Extreme Continued...

  • 7

    Human-to-Dog Greetings

    • Introduction to Human-to-Dog Greetings

    • How NOT to Greet

    • How to PROPERLY Greet

  • 8

    Conclusion

    • Conclusion & Continuing Education