Animal Psychology/ Pets Behaviour - ACCREDITED CERTIFICATE
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Animal Psychology/ Pets Behaviour - ACCREDITED CERTIFICATE

Learn about behaviour in dogs, dealing with cats, rabbit behaviour, cats and dogs psychology, aggression in dogs, pet
4.2 (323 ratings)
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Created by Elmira Strange
Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 10 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand psychology of dog, cat, and rabbit's behaviours
  • How to understand a young puppy's behaviour
  • Learn about formation of kitten's behaviour
  • Learn about theories of domesticating dogs, cats and other animals
  • The lifespan, health issues, and aggressive behaviour of pets
  • Know the basics of evolution of pets
  • Communicate with your pet on a much better level!
  • Your eagerness to learn about animal behaviour
  • No previous formal education in animal behaviour is needed

Welcome to 'Animal Psychology' course!

If you are thinking of becoming a ‘Pet Whisperer’ and want to understand better what your pet is trying to tell you, then this course is for you. Here you will learn everything you need to know about the Psychology and Behaviour of dogs, cats and rabbits.

In this course you will learn: 

- the language of cats

- how to become a pack leader for your dog

- how to spot the first signs of aggression

- how to train your rabbit

But also you will learn this: 

  • Psychology of cats (communication, body language, behaviour)

  • How to deal with cats (aggression, petting, training, housetraining)

  • Psychology of dogs (age groups, breed and temperament, separation anxiety)

  • How to deal with dogs (excessive barking, chewing, reading dog’s behaviour) 

  • Rabbit Behaviour (socialising, communication with rabbits, training commands)

P.S. This course is now fully accredited by the IAOTH - International Association of Therapists!

P.P.S. At the end of the course you will see the instructions on how to obtain your certificate of completion

Who this course is for:
  • Any pet owner or anyone who wants to become a pet owner
  • Anyone who would like to become an Animal Behaviourist
  • An animal lover who wants to understand animal behaviour better
Course content
Expand all 20 lectures 01:41:13
+ Introduction
4 lectures 17:47

In this lecture, you will learn what is the best way to take this course, and what aspects of it you can look forward to already.

Preview 02:42

Here you will learn what is Animal Psychology, what it includes, how much of it you need to know if you want to communicate with your pet or if you want to become an Animal Behaviourist. 

Introduction to Animal Psychology

In this lecture you will find out when our beloved pets became a part of our families in the past. You will learn about the dates and times of domestication of dogs, cats and rabbits. 

The Evolution of Pets

After each section you will have some homework to do! In this exercise you will have 2 tasks that you will need to reflect on and research. 

Exercise Lesson 1
+ Psychology of Dog Behaviour
5 lectures 34:16

In this lecture you will find out about dog's age stages, and how their behaviour changes in each stage. You will also learn how dog's temperament forms depending on their breed and genetic characteristics. 

Dealing with Dogs

Dog's behaviour depends on many factors, for example their training and the breed. Here you will learn practical tips as well, for example, how to deal with excessive barking or chewing in your dog. 

Preview 07:45

Do you know what is Separation Anxiety and how to deal with it? Listen to this lecture and find out!

Psychology of Dogs

Aggressive dogs do not become aggressive only because they are born of some specific 'fighting' breed for example. It depends on many factors about which you will learn in this lecture. 

Aggression in Dogs

In this Exercise Lesson you will receive another 2 tasks of homework that will be directly related to the previous section. If you are a dog lover, then don't miss this opportunity to learn even more about them!

Exercise Lesson 2
+ Psychology of Cat Behaviour
5 lectures 28:07

Whether you are unsure about cats or even afraid of them, this lecture will introduce you to the world of cats. Here you will find out about their age stages and their personalty characteristic as they form throughout cat's life.

Dealing with Cats

This is another interesting lecture about our pets. Here you will find out why your cat can pee on someone's belongings, why they need to scratch your favourite furniture, different ways of meowing and so on.

Behaviour in Cats

If you think cat's aggression is milder than dog's aggression, then listen to this lecture. Here you will find out about open and subtle aggression and how to spot the first signs of aggression in your (or someone else's) cat.

Aggression and Cats

Cats see the world differently and this is why we need to communicate with them on a different level. Here you will find out some interesting facts that will certainly make you amused. 

Psychology of Cats

Time for your next homework! This time is all about cats!

Exercise Lesson 3
+ Psychology of Rabbit Behaviour
3 lectures 14:05

This lecture will introduce you to the world of rabbits: what to consider when you want to get one home, their age stages, and so on.

About Rabbits

In this lecture you will learn many interesting facts about rabbit behaviour: why they stomp their feet, how to train them, what to do when they get bored, and so much more. 

Behaviour of Rabbits

This time your homework is related to 'rabbits'. Participate in it fully and learn what you can! :)

Exercise Lesson 4
+ Final Conclusions
3 lectures 06:58

This is your preparation for the Final Test. Go through all the 15 questions, chose 1 answer. And then compare them with the correct ones. You will find them below on the Final Test paper (after all the questions). 

Final Test Preparation

Complete the test to your best ability. You can re-take the test as many times as you need.

Chose the answer that is most accurate or complete in relation to the question asked.

Good luck!

After you complete the test you qualify for your well-deserved certificates!

15 questions
Obtaining your certificate

I appreciate your time spending here and learning the information from the course. I sincerely hope you enjoyed it and I am looking forward to seeing you at my other courses! :)

Thank you and Good bye