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What is your cat revealing to you when she purrs? What is your dog expressing when he yawns or wags his tail? Understanding your cat and dog’s behaviour and the way they communicate with you, will enable you to better understand their needs and strengthen your relationship with them. This MOOC is divided into five topics, the appliance of science; behaviour and body language, senses and perception; challenges for the human-animal relationship, including pet problem behaviour; and how to improve the quality of life for cats and dogs in our care. At the start of the course we ask you to consider what you feel is important to your cat/dog and what your cat/dog means to you? We explore the world of cats and dogs and how our relationships with them vary around the world and have changed over time. We ask if we can really know what our animals are thinking or trying to communicate through their facial expressions and behaviours. From our beloved pets to street dogs, shelter dogs/cats and welfare challenges, we explore the world from their perspective and examine how their genetic make-up may influence their behavioural responses and choices. We dispel common behavioural myths by looking through a scientific lens, asking questions about the function and development of their behaviour.. We explore how their senses help them to interact with their world and how they communicate with each other and us! Finally, we ask whether we impose unrealistic expectations on our cats and dogs and how this affects their ability to live alongside us. We ask, what can we do to be more responsible pet owners and to ensure the welfare of all cats and dogs in society? This MOOC explores different scientifically validated methods that can help you to better understand your pet, to enrich their lives and help you to be a more educated and confident pet owner. We hope you enjoy the course!...



Dec 07, 2019

I am enjoying this course and am learning quite a bit. Behavior is one of my main interests as a trainer as I think understanding it helps to design training and living programs for the animal.


Mar 04, 2018

This is a very informative, interesting and well prepared on-line course with lots of documentation that one can read later on in order to get more knowledgeable about dogs and cats. Thanks!


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创建者 Eva B

May 28, 2017

Excellent course, thank you!

创建者 Kelvin H Y Y

Jun 18, 2018

A lot of useful information

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创建者 Bella N

Jan 10, 2018

like this course. thx

创建者 amani a b

Dec 15, 2019

I love this course

创建者 Joy N

Jun 07, 2018

Excellent course!

创建者 彪 周

Jun 10, 2018

Thanks, So nice!

创建者 Ann-kristin N

Jun 20, 2018

Great course :)

创建者 Monika

Dec 09, 2017

Great course!

创建者 Olga S

May 27, 2017

Thanks a lot

创建者 Nguyễn T P L

Aug 22, 2018

Very useful

创建者 Emmanuel G A

Jun 12, 2019

muy bueno

创建者 Deleted A

Nov 17, 2017

Superb :)

创建者 Thiago G d S M

Oct 15, 2017

very good

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May 08, 2017


创建者 Bayvin R

Jan 15, 2020

Love it

创建者 Jessica B

Apr 25, 2018

Love it

创建者 Sigrún G L

Sep 26, 2017

Love it

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创建者 Tammy P

Nov 14, 2018

I enjoyed this course. If I had any suggestions, it would be to have separate courses for Cats and Dogs as I think all of the topics covered can go into grave more detail. Especially behavioral traits. Ie) Why when you play fetch the dog hides with the ball or stick after retrieving it? Why does dogs like being crated? Why do some dogs have tails that are up in the air and some that never move and hang down? A class in First Aid and/or CPR would be great. Why do some dogs have allergies to chicken or turkey? Why do dogs eat less and/or tend to loose weight as they grown older. Is there any benefit to vitamins or Glucosamine Sulfate? Etc and etc. Anyhow, thank you for what you have provided.