1. How to read the subtle signs; we explore, individually the dog’s eyes, ears, mouth, tail, coat and posture in depth. We will also explore the link between posture and behaviour along with understanding about coat patterns in dogs.
2. Canine emotions deep dive; we will look at the link between emotions and body language. What does aggression, fear, anxiety or happiness look like in dogs? Are dog capable of guilt, does a dog who rolls on their back really want their tummy tickled?
3. Dog Dog interactions, we will learn about what is appropriate play and what is not.
4. We learn about the link between posture and behaviour and will also find out what Free Work is and why it is a brilliant tool to read a dog’s body language. We will also look at how to observe dogs and think about how the environment may influence the outcome of what the dog is telling us.