WOLVES The DOG Ancestors - Learning Animals Nature Dog Human
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WOLVES The DOG Ancestors - Learning Animals Nature Dog Human

WOLVES and Dog, Human, Animals, Nature, Dog Behavior, Spirituality, Conservation, Dog Human Evolution, Dog Training
4.7 (92 ratings)
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324 students enrolled
Created by Marco Adda
Last updated 7/2020
English
English, Spanish
Current price: $139.99 Original price: $199.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • 13 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • UNDERSTANDING WOLVES from different perspectives.
  • ANIMAL SENTIENCE: non-human animals feel, think, and articulate emotional, social, and moral life.
  • The ESSENTIAL ROLE of Wolves (and other predators) as ECOSYSTEM "Regulators".
  • The critical impact HUMAN behavior can have on other species and the ecosystem.
  • ALPHA: misconception in WOLVES and DOG.
  • Wolves and PUPPIES
  • INTUITION: Reconnecting with other animals and NATURE. Pushing the boundaries of our intuition while being SCIENCE - BASED and grounded.
  • Wolves as a mirror of our own (human) bestiality: time for a conscious PERCEPTION SHIFT, and humanity reformulating its place in the world.
  • RELETE some knowledge to your DOG friend or other PET animals.
  • Considering and supporting Possible ways to COMPASSION and COEXISTENCE.
  • NATIVE AMERICANS populations and their interaction with wolves and NATURE.
  • The influence of Wolves on HUMAN PSYCHE.
  • Wolves CONSERVATION
  • Wolves and the SPIRITUAL
  • Dog Wolves Comparison
  • Improving Dog Training Dag Behavior
Requirements
  • There are no technical prerequisites for this course. Required: Computer/Tablet/Mobile Phone + Internet Connection + Headphone/Speaker + Block notes.
  • Motivation
Description

Wolves are extraordinary animals. This online course is unique and explores wolves through different perspectives such as animal behavior, ecology, anthrozoology, anthropology, and environmental, among others. 

The understanding of wolves is at the core of this course, alongside with the connection to nature and the importance of other animals for humans. Moreover, although a wolf is not a dog, parallels with domestic dog are also included in some respects, including wolf dog axis and comparison.

Contents are articulated into a comprehensive and scientifically up to date review about wolves, including wolves relevance for  the ecosystem, wolves in Native American cultures, Alpha misconception in wolf and dog, wolves and dog similarities or differences, wolves as a cohesive family, animals sentience, compassionate conservation and many other facets.

The learning process is facilitated in all of its aspects. Everything is thought and taught in a way that is easy to understand, with plenty of pictures, animations and graphics. The course and its training is handy for everybody, and for those who have a more scientific mindset the scientific literature involved is quoted in a dedicated document in the extra materials. That document is downloadable by all students, alongside with all other downloadable materials exclusively prepared for this course. Plus, plenty of external links (video, documentaries, reports and other documents) that will further support your progress.

Looking closer, we will study some specific aspects on: 

  • What a wolf is?

  • How many types of wolves exist?

  • Wolves behaviour, psyche and sociability. 

  • Puppies wolves and puppies "functions".

  • Wolves as a family and pack.

  • The confusion about Alpha in wolf and dog.

  • Some similarities and differences in wolf and dog.

  • Environmental awareness

  • How wolves are essential for the ecosystem.

  • Historical facts about human-wolf interaction and human-wolf conflict.

  • Wolves in traditions, legends, beliefs, fables, fairy tails. 

  • Misunderstandings about wolves.

  • Yellowstone National Park and wolves

  • Major conservation issues relating to wolves.

  • Inspiring people and centres dedicated to wolves.

  • Nature connection.

  • Animal Connection and dog connection.

  • Possible direction for improving human-wolf and Human-Nonhuman Animal Interaction.

  • Animal Sentience and Animal Cognition

  • Compassionate Conservation and Coexistence.

  • Human-Animal Interaction at the core of our time.

  • Improve dog training practice by understanding wolves and dogs

  • Wolves in some Native American cultures. 

  • Wolves as a Power Animal or Spirit Animal.

  • Dog and Wolf cognition, and more.


If you are passionate about animals and nature, if you wish to learn about wolves, if you are a dog person or you have a dog in your family or you wish to refresh your interaction with your dog, if you are willing to look closer at your dog 's ancestor behavior, if you wish to learn and do more for the ecosystem, if you want to learn the truth behind the human conflict toward wolves, then you are in the right place. Just take this course and through you, your family, your dog, and your tribe will benefit of it.

Remember that with 30-day 100% money back guarantee there is nothing holding you back from jumping in right now and trying the course out. I'm confident you'll be touched by the contents.

A lot of effort and care has been put in creating this online course. I'm confident you will enjoy. Learn a lot of new things and getting inspired in sharing knowledge with your family and your tribe.

Learn to love wolves! Just jump on board and contribute in shortening the distance between human, nature, wolves, dogs and other animals.  It is going to be a wonderful process of learning about and through wolves: the most wonderful animals on earth!

I see you inside!  Marco.


WHAT STUDENTS ARE SAYING

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I enjoyed every aspect of this course and even though I have been an advocate for wolves for over ten years, I learnt a few things that I never knew! I highly recommend this course for anyone who wishes to learn about these magnificent creatures, even if you already know about wolves, you will still enjoy this course. It is packed with information, great resources and overall keeps you very engaged. Marie Sikora

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Very focussed on the topic, giving a comprehensive study of wolves. Instructor is extremely knowledgable, and offers his findings compassionately. I have learnt a huge amount. I cannot recommend this course highly enough....100% fulfilled. Thank you. Abbie Woodbridge

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ É muito interessante tanto do ponto de vista racional como emocional. Do início ao fim do curso fez-me vivenciar um conjunto de emoções bem distintas. Liliana Meleiro

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Marco Adda es un excelente profesor. Este es mi segundo curso con él y es fácil de seguir, de comprender, y es muy metódico con los temas. Muy recomendado. Laura Paola Rivera Ortega

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Calmamente estou a aprender coisas novas sobre estes nossos amigos... muito bom! Isabel Foguete

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Zeer interessante cursus met veel plattegronden en grafieken die een duidelijk beeld geven. Tevens door de leraar met enthousiasme gebracht. Sylvana Stienstra.

Who this course is for:
  • All those who love WOLVES.
  • Dog Trainers, DOG Lovers, DOG Parents (owners), Dog People.
  • Teachers, Educators, Parents.
  • Animal Advocates, Animal lovers and Environmental Supporters.
  • Those who wants to improve the life of other animals and the planet.
  • Suitable for Kids (with the assistance of an adult).
Course content
Expand all 64 lectures 05:21:48
+ Introduction
4 lectures 07:57
Captions Recommendations
01:04
A Little Intro-Quiz ;-)
4 questions
+ Wolves Among Canidae
7 lectures 34:51

In this chapter, we introduce wolves as a species and as a canid among other Canidae. We see how wolves are classified from a biological perspective. We’ll explore some physical characteristics. And we will mention about different types of wolves and different subspecies of wolves. All of this is important to get oriented, to give a frame and create a common ground where to meet, that is: what a wolf is? What is this extraordinary animal that we will discover and understand through this course?

Preview 02:15
Taxonomy
03:23
Canis lupus
04:50
Aspect and Charateristics
06:47
Types of Wolves
04:38
The Gray Wolf and Subspecies
11:27
Wolves Among Canidae
5 questions
Conclusion
01:31
+ Wolves Among Wolves
8 lectures 46:35

Wolves are social animals. They invest everything in their family, in maintaining cohesion within the family members, and in raising the pups.  In this chapter, we’ll explore the importance of the breeding pair, the parents, mummy wolf and daddy wolf. We will invest an important time in deconstructing the term Alpha, that is obsolete, it carries some misunderstandings about wolves and dogs, and does not apply to the true role of the parent wolves. Then we’ll see some important aspects of wolves communication. Communication is so strictly related to the sociality of wolves (of course), and to the protection of a territory that represents the home of a family, the identity of a pack.

Intro
02:20
"Alpha" Intro
02:01
"ALPHA"
12:47
The Family Pack
05:15
Communication - Intro + 1.Body
06:09
Communication - 2.Scent
07:09
Communication - 3.Vocal Sounds
09:25
Wolves Among Wolves
9 questions
Conclusion
01:29
+ Wolf Pups
7 lectures 26:49

We are all passionate about pups, right?  Here we see the early life of wolves, how they develop. In the first year of age wolves go through a very impressive process of growth and transformation, and the scientific knowledge available about all of those stages is abundant. So we will see in quite a detailed manner what happens, step by step, in the life of wolves from birth to adulthood. MIND: along the way you will find a TABLE with some details. That is part of the materials I've created for the students of this course. Please download it, it will help you during the process. 

Intro
01:30
Pups Vocality
03:32
Puppies Development Intro
03:03
Puppies Development
09:40
Puppies
6 questions
Conclusion
01:30
+ Wolves On The Hunt
7 lectures 27:44

We need to talk about wolves on the hunt, not really to describe how great they are like hunters, but to highlight a very underestimated aspects in wolves life, that is, how hard and dangerous can be for wolves to hunt. They literally can risk their life. To reduce that risk, they need to make important considerations. They need to make some choices and they need to be cohesive and cooperative. In all of that, if a family pack have puppies, part of adults’ attention needs also to be given to puppies, which makes the hunting even harder in certain cases. We will also mention how wolves on the hunt are important for some other species that also feed on what wolves capture on their hunt. And this allows us to start to wear "special lenses", ecological lenses, through which we can see wolves on the hunt as an important ecological event, vital not just for wolves themselves but for other animals present in their same ecosystem.

Intro
02:26
Cost-Benefit Ratio
05:14
Deliberate Hunting
03:57
Hunt Cooperation and Learning
04:58
Pups Security (and Prey Protection)
04:18
"Surplus Killing"
05:22
Wolves On The Hunt
6 questions
Conclusion
01:29
+ Wolfcology
6 lectures 33:23

This chapter is crucial. We well see how wolves, as well as other predators, play a critical role in the ecosystem. Their absence may generate an environment unbalanced in some respects, resulting in an unhealthy ecosystem. Conversely, if wolves are present, or are reintroduced in an ecosystem, that environment will benefit of wolves presence in so many ways that ultimately it will thrive. This is an extremely important aspect relating to wolves, that doesn’t just describe the beauty of this animal but also gives the proportion of its importance on a broader spectrum.


Intro
02:31
Yellowstone
07:36
The Trophic Cascade
10:09
The Ecology of Fear
05:54
Wolves In The Ecosystem
05:44
Wolfcology
8 questions
+ Human-Wolf Conflict
10 lectures 01:04:24

Humans have been in conflict and competition with wolves for thousands of years, and that conflict became drastic on the last three centuries. Here we explore some historical reasons behind the conflict, some underlying causes, some beliefs that have increased, where not determined, that conflict. Therefore, this chapter is tough. First, because there are numbers, records and we need to go through that because that gives the appropriate proportion of an issue. And secondly, because those numbers are incredibly high and very biased, that is, the number of people attacked and been victims of wolves is ridiculous compared to the numbers of wolves being victims of humans.

If you are taking this course with your kids, I suggest taking time to accompany them through the upcoming lectures and to discuss with them the contents. If you are a teacher or an educator I hope you can find a way to bring this specific aspect into your teaching. And for everybody else I hope that the contents of this chapter clarify some important points and maybe motivates you in supporting wolves, in whatever way that may be expressed in your life.

Intro
03:00
Framing the Conflict Part 1 - Overview
02:30
Framing the Conflict Part 2 - Competition
10:24
Humans "on" Wolves - Europe
08:35
Humans "on" Wolves - Russia-Asia
04:21
Humans "on" Wolves - North America - US
07:48
Humans "on" Wolves - North America - Canada
01:51
Wolves "on" Humans
12:25
Human-Wolf Conflict
10 questions
Conclusion
01:31
+ Building the Bridge
7 lectures 43:46

This chapter is where we re-build trust. We explore some aspects relating to the conservation of wolves, some solutions that are already being applied, and we’ll see some example of how different type of professionals find different ways to connect with wolves and to support them. The range is really wide. There are many good projects and inspired people out there that are doing important researches, studies, and actions to understand more and more wolves and to support them in any possible way.  I've been very inspired by many of the, and I hope that can be inspiring for you too. See you inside.

Intro
02:14
Wolf Conservation 1 - Overview
05:40
Wolf Conservation 2 - Exploring Solutions
10:20
Paradigm Shift 1 - Compassionate Conservation and Trust
06:14
Paradigm Shift 2 - On The Way to Coexistence
07:06
Wolf People
10:41
Building The Bridge
8 questions
Conclusion
01:31
+ The Spirit Of The Wolf
5 lectures 28:24

Here we steer toward another dimension of the significance of Wolves into human perception. That is, Wolf as a symbolic animal, as a totem, and in its spiritual value. In fact, wolves are powerful animals not just in the wild, but also from a spiritual perspective. WOLF has been seen as a guide and as a symbol of protection in different cultures and particularly among native Americans. 

Some students may be exited about this perspective, some other less. Which is ok, we need to be open mind and be inclusive to each other. I believe that, to some degree, what we explore here reconnects to all of the other aspects and can be seen as an integral part of the process of understanding wolves and nature. Using this type of lens, and for those who may feel more emphatic with this level of understanding, we'll also see how we can connect with the spirit level of WOLF (and other animals) as we have inherited by Native Americas and other traditions.

Intro
02:32
Native American and Wolves
10:34
Power Animal - Part 1
06:28
Power Animal - Part 2
07:20
The Spirit of the Wolf
4 questions
Conclusion
01:30
+ Course Conclusion
3 lectures 07:55
Thank You Message
03:54

- At this Point! -

Dear Students: here there are some gifts for you. 

These are some of my favourite footages. I believe that you, at this point, got on the Wolf frequency. 

Those videos will enforce your perception and understanding. They also represent an opportunity to see "in action" many aspects that we have studied through the course. I watched, and watched,  again and again, those and other videos since years, and I keep learning. 

While studying, researching, travelling, reading, experiencing, the dots are connecting. The more time goes by, the more I believe wolves are extraordinary animals. At this point, I hope you feel the same. 

Enjoy the vision!

Gifts
01:04



Bonus Lecture
02:57