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Legendas: Inglês, Japonês, Chinês (simplificado)

Habilidades que você terá

AnimalBehavior Problems Diagnosis And TreatmentAnimal BehaviorDog
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Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
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Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Horas para completar

Aprox. 9 horas para completar

Sugerido: 5 hours/week...
Idiomas disponíveis

Inglês

Legendas: Inglês, Japonês, Chinês (simplificado)

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

Semana
1
Horas para completar
2 horas para concluir

The Appliance of Science

In week 1, we provide 'an insight into cats and dogs behaviour: through their eyes'. We will explore cats and dogs of the world and ask you what you cat and dog mean to you, as well as what you feel is important to your cat and dog. At the end of the week, you will be able to complete the first of the graded quizzes. We hope you enjoy the MOOC as much as we have enjoyed making it!...
Reading
10 vídeos (total de (Total 32 mín.) min), 5 leituras, 2 testes
Video10 videos
Introduction to week 12min
Cats in the World4min
Dogs in the World3min
Dogs, cats and humans5min
Voxpops - what our cats & dogs mean to us3min
Unrealistic expectations for animals to cope with unnatural situations - part 11min
Responsibilities of pet owners2min
Responsibilities of the Veterinary Profession2min
Voxpops - what's important to our cats and dogs2min
Reading5 leituras
How To Use This Course10min
Statement of Ethics10min
Overview: week 110min
Ask the experts - audio response10min
Additional Resources10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Sentient beings2min
Week 1 assessment20min
Semana
2
Horas para completar
3 horas para concluir

Ethology

In week 2, we will we explore ethology, which is the scientific and objective study of non-human animal behaviour, rather than human behaviour, and usually with a focus on behaviour under natural conditions. There will also be an opportunity to look at different breeds of cats and dogs and some of the possible issues that arise from breeding. At the end of the week, you will be able to complete the second of the graded quizzes....
Reading
8 vídeos (total de (Total 77 mín.) min), 2 leituras, 5 testes
Video8 videos
Dog domestication13min
Dog Ethology5min
Breeds and their uses6min
Alpha Dog5min
Ethology and Domestication6min
Genetics of a Cat9min
Ask the experts - video response27min
Reading2 leituras
Overview: week 210min
Additional Resources10min
Quiz5 exercícios práticos
Test your knowledge: dogs10min
Test your knowledge: cats10min
Praising dogs2min
Cats and their environment2min
Week 2 assessment20min
Semana
3
Horas para completar
2 horas para concluir

Sense and Sensibility

In week 3, we aim to explore cat and dog sensory capabilities and how they interact with their world. We will explore how our cats and dogs communicate with us and each other. We will also examine how their specific senses work and how they use these to operate effectively such as to solve problems, hunt, and play. At the end of the week, you will be able to complete the third of the graded quizzes....
Reading
7 vídeos (total de (Total 44 mín.) min), 3 leituras, 3 testes
Video7 videos
Feline body language5min
Cat intelligence: hunting, problem solving, play and human Intelligence10min
Dog senses4min
Canine Communication7min
Dog Intelligence3min
Ask the experts - video response8min
Reading3 leituras
Overview: week 310min
Video references: Cat intelligence: hunting, problem solving, play and human Intelligence10min
Additional Resources10min
Quiz3 exercícios práticos
Happy/content cats2min
Happy/content dogs2min
Week 3 assessment20min
Semana
4
Horas para completar
2 horas para concluir

Living with humans

In week 4, we explore the domestic environment and how our cats and dogs adjust to this (or not). We will also discuss what behaviours may arise due to the unrealistic expectations that we may impose on our pets. The videos this week, will help you recognise the signs of fear, frustration, and anxiety, as well as other behavioural problems in cats and dogs. At the end of the week, you will be able to complete the fourth graded quiz....
Reading
9 vídeos (total de (Total 57 mín.) min), 2 leituras, 3 testes
Video9 videos
Is love enough?2min
unrealistic expectations for animals to cope with unnatural situations - part 24min
Problems for our pets – what is the their experience?6min
Cat myths13min
Modern challenges for modern dogs5min
Dog Aggression7min
Street Dog5min
Ask the experts - video response8min
Reading2 leituras
Overview: week 410min
Additional Resources10min
Quiz3 exercícios práticos
Anxious/scared cats2min
Anxious/scared dogs2min
Week 4 assessment20min
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Melhores avaliações

por CNMar 4th 2018

This is a very informative, interesting and well prepared on-line course with lots of documentation that one can read later on in order to get more knowledgeable about dogs and cats. Thanks!

por JKOct 15th 2017

Thank you! I do enjoyed this course. I got a lot of new information about cats stress, dogs and cats welfare. I will use this knowledge with my pets and in my dogtraining practice.

Instrutores

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Miss Hayley Walters, RVN

Welfare and Anaesthesia
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Dr Heather Bacon

Veterinary welfare edcuation and outreach
Jeanne Marchig International Centre of Animal Welfare Education
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Professor Nat Waran

Professor of One Welfare
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.
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Dr Amy Miele

Lecturer in Clinical Animal Behaviour
Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education

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