Canine Communication is a huge area and most courses only focus on canine body language but we investigate olfactory and vocal communication as well.
This course is suitable for Dog Owners and Dog Trainers.
introduction to the course
Discussions on Olfaction
Examples of Barking
Examples of Growls
Tooth snap (audio)
Play whine (audio)
Play howl (audio)
Play panting (audio)
staffie talking (audio)
Puppy mewling (audio)
Groaning in response to social contact
Play solicitation and howl at a human
Discussions on Vocalisations
reading a dog
distance increasing decreasing signals
dog bite no 1
dog bite no 2
dog bite 2 transcript
context - taking signals into context and looking at the whole picture
Two different lip licks, it's all about context
Growling. Watch for the escalation of the signal
Rearing up, is this play? uncertainty? or a build up to a fight?
Protection of a resource
Two dogs that aren't familiar with each other. What do you see?
Calming Signals Examples - Have A Go At Identifying Them (no sound on this video)
Lip licking and yawning
Raised hackles, paw lift and a snarl
Lip lick and snarl
What do you see here?
Play - is it well matched or not?
Two dogs playing and a third joins them. Is he welcome or not?
Two dog play joined by a third. look for whether this is welcomed and also look at play styles
Uninvited play by one dog and then social grooming
Play or resource guarding?
Play or bullying?