Canine Body Language Specialist Program

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Join expert and DTC Head of Training Leanne McWade as she takes you on a journey through the fascinating world of Canine Body Language. 

Program Overview

This Canine body Language Specialist Program will equip you with the necessary skills to be able to confidently and competently teach your own dog or your clients dogs the power of Canine Body Language.


In order to pass this Specialist Program, you will need to complete all the lessons, tasks and pass the Final Assessment. Upon successful completion, you will be recognised as a DTC Canine Body Language Specialist and will receive a printed certificate in the post. You will also be able to use a digital Canine Body Language Specialist digital badge. 


This Specialist Program comprises of 33 lessons, including practical demonstrations and a Final Assessment.

Module One - Foundations

  • How the program works
  • What is canine body language?
  • How to observe canine body language

Module Two - Components of body language

  • Components | Eyes
  • Practice assessing: Eyes
  • Components | Ears
  • Practice assessing: Ears
  • Components | Mouth
  • Practice assessing: Mouth
  • Components | Tail
  • Practice assessing: Tail
  • Components | Coat
  • Practice assessing: Coat
  • Components | Posture
  • Practice assessing: Posture

Module Three - Canine Emotion

  • What emotions do dogs develop?
  • The key concepts of emotions
  • Can dogs read us?
  • Coping strategies
  • Arousal
  • Stress
  • Fear
  • Aggression
  • Ladder of aggression
  • Contentment and happiness

Module Four - Dog to dog communication

  • Understanding play
  • Displacement behaviours
  • Calming signals
  • Mounting behaviours
  • Meet & greets
  • Stalking
  • Growling
  • Barking

Module 5 - Video Analysis

  • Video analysis | Introduction
  • Video analysis | 01
  • Video analysis | 02
  • Video analysis | 03
  • Video analysis | 04
  • Video analysis | 05
  • Video analysis | 06
  • Video analysis | 07
  • Video analysis | 08
  • Video analysis | 09
  • Video analysis | 10

Module 6: Conclusion

  • Conclusion
  • Final Assessment


This Specialist Program as well as other Specialist Programs are all included within our Membership.

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