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Sobre o curso

What is your cat revealing to you when she purrs? What is your dog expressing when he yawns or wags his tail? Understanding your cat and dog’s behaviour and the way they communicate with you, will enable you to better understand their needs and strengthen your relationship with them. This MOOC is divided into five topics, the appliance of science; behaviour and body language, senses and perception; challenges for the human-animal relationship, including pet problem behaviour; and how to improve the quality of life for cats and dogs in our care. At the start of the course we ask you to consider what you feel is important to your cat/dog and what your cat/dog means to you? We explore the world of cats and dogs and how our relationships with them vary around the world and have changed over time. We ask if we can really know what our animals are thinking or trying to communicate through their facial expressions and behaviours. From our beloved pets to street dogs, shelter dogs/cats and welfare challenges, we explore the world from their perspective and examine how their genetic make-up may influence their behavioural responses and choices. We dispel common behavioural myths by looking through a scientific lens, asking questions about the function and development of their behaviour.. We explore how their senses help them to interact with their world and how they communicate with each other and us! Finally, we ask whether we impose unrealistic expectations on our cats and dogs and how this affects their ability to live alongside us. We ask, what can we do to be more responsible pet owners and to ensure the welfare of all cats and dogs in society? This MOOC explores different scientifically validated methods that can help you to better understand your pet, to enrich their lives and help you to be a more educated and confident pet owner. We hope you enjoy the course!...

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26 de Mar de 2020

I learned so much about how to decrease stress for my pets and increase their happiness. I also learned how to better communicate with them. Thank you for helping improve my pets quality of life!

5 de Abr de 2020

I really enjoyed taking this course. The lectures were very informative and I learned a lot from this course. I definitely recommend this course for anyone who is interested in dogs and cats. :)

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por Juan F C

15 de Set de 2020

Excelente, enriquecedor y bien estructurado. Recomendado.

por Syed M A R

13 de Set de 2020

It was a wonderful experience learning from this platform

por Yin Z

15 de Set de 2017

Basic knowledge for pets and pets' owners. Great to know.

por Julieta s s

29 de Mai de 2020

Muy lindo curso, muy didactico aprendi mucho Gracias!!!!

por Patricia D

25 de Mar de 2018

Really interresting with a lot of important informations

por Christina G

2 de Mai de 2020

Very informational in a short course. Highly recommend!

por Silvia M

22 de Abr de 2020

Very informative course. I learned a lot of new things!

por Katia S

14 de Jun de 2017

Very interesting course. A must take for pet companions

por Uma V

20 de Nov de 2020

I enjoyed learning to understand my dogs body language

por Khaoula C

30 de Jun de 2020

I really enjoyed this course ! Thank youu very much :)

por Nina J

23 de Out de 2020

Easy to understand and full of important information!

por Ella M

28 de Jun de 2020

Really enjoyable, engaging and accessible. Thank you.

por Sandrine P

14 de Abr de 2020

i really enjoyed this course and really recommend it.

por Sergio E

1 de Abr de 2020

Very educational, easy to follow and well structured.

por Lucy M

27 de Nov de 2019

I love animals and this course really made understand

por sue p

17 de Mai de 2020

very enjoyable and broken down into bit size section

por Giannis S

27 de Jun de 2020

Really helped me put previously aquired knowledged.

por Susana H

11 de Mai de 2020

I enjoyed the course and I definitely recommend it.

por Julia A G

17 de Fev de 2019

I recommend this course to all cat and dogs lovers.

por Gabriel Y

19 de Jan de 2019

Simply excellent. Lots of learning and so much fun!

por Rebecca P

3 de Out de 2018

Very good and informative, well constructed videos.


12 de Set de 2020

I enjoyed the course and I learned a lot. Thanks!!

por Subongkoj T

16 de Abr de 2020

Love it! I know more how to take care of my pets.

por Shannon R

16 de Out de 2019

Good intro style course to cat and dog ownership.

por Katharina T

13 de Ago de 2019

Interesting and great course. Thank you very much