Course Syllabus


Course Description

Unlocking the Canine Mind: Deep Dive into Dog Psychology

Are you a dog enthusiast, a proud pet owner, or simply curious about the intricate world of our four-legged companions? Dive deep into the fascinating realm of dog psychology with this comprehensive course, designed to unravel the mysteries of the canine mind. This is not just another course; it's a transformative journey into the heart and soul of every dog.

Our curriculum ventures beyond the superficial, laying bare the intricate tapestry of thoughts, senses, emotions, and behaviors that define dogs. Starting with an exploration of the essence of dog psychology, we'll navigate the profound corridors of their minds, delving into their acute senses, diverse personalities, temperaments, and intricate social constructs.

Why does your furry friend behave in a certain manner? What's the story behind that wagging tail, or those soulful eyes staring back at you? Equip yourself with the knowledge to decode dog aggression, understand their body language cues, and master effective training and discipline techniques.

But there's more. Discover the science of exercise tailored to dogs, learn the nuances of their developmental stages, and garner insights on caring for an aging canine companion. This course isn't merely about understanding dogs; it's about forging a deeper, more meaningful bond with them.

By embarking on this learning voyage, you're not just gaining academic knowledge. You're acquiring a toolkit that will profoundly enhance your personal and, if applicable, professional interactions with dogs. For those in canine-related professions, this course offers a distinct edge, enabling you to apply this knowledge for improved outcomes. And if you've ever felt apprehensive around dogs, this education serves as a bridge, transforming fear into familiarity and understanding.

Upon culminating this immersive course, you'll be armed with an integrated perspective on dogs. From selecting the perfect canine companion, fostering strong bonds, instilling new behaviors, to nurturing them in their twilight years - every stage of their life becomes a rewarding experience for both of you.

Join us on this enlightening expedition into the canine psyche. Let's deepen our connection with these incredible creatures, understanding them better, and in the process, discovering more about ourselves. Your journey into the world of dog psychology starts here!

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe exactly what is dog psychology.
  • Identify the mind of a dog.
  • Summarize dog senses.
  • Recognize fearful dogs.
  • Describe a dog's personality.
  • Describe social behaviors.
  • Describe aggression in dogs.
  • Summarize techniques for training dogs.
  • Summarize the body language of dogs.
  • Identify dog discipline techniques.
  • Identify exercise and play times and techniques for dogs.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
An Introduction 1 points
Lesson 1 Exam 10 points
Lesson 2 Exam 10 points
Lesson 3 Exam 10 points
Lesson 4 Exam 10 points
Lesson 5 Exam 10 points
Lesson 6 Exam 10 points
Lesson 7 Exam 10 points
Lesson 8 Exam 10 points
Lesson 9 Exam 10 points
Lesson 10 Exam 10 points
Lesson 11 Exam 10 points
Lesson 12 Exam 10 points
The Final Exam 59 points