In the annals of the animal kingdom, dogs are not just man’s best friend but intricate beings with their own language. The “Canine Communication” course offers a deep dive into the intricate world of dog communication, stemming from their evolution and delving into their intelligence, emotions, and signs of distress. Through comprehensive modules, you’ll discover the importance of early socialisation, the subtle art of canine body language, and the essential bridge between human and hound dialogue, equipping you with the knowledge to build a stronger, more understanding relationship with these four-legged companions.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the evolutionary trajectory of dogs and its impact on their contemporary behaviour.
  • Recognise and interpret canine intelligence and the role of socialisation in their development.
  • Decode the nuances of dog body language and their emotional expressions.
  • Establish effective communication strategies between dogs and their human counterparts.
  • Gain insights into the responsibilities and essential skills needed for dog owners and professionals working with dogs.

Who is this Canine Communication Course for?

  • Individuals are eager to deepen their bond with their canine companions.
  • Prospective dog trainers want to gain foundational knowledge in dog communication.
  • Pet therapists looking to enhance their canine understanding.
  • Potential dog owners aim to equip themselves with essential dog-related knowledge.
  • Veterinary professionals wishing to augment their skills in dog behaviour.


Once you finish the course, you have the option to get a certificate to show your success. The PDF version costs just £3.99, while a printed one is £7.99. If you’d like both, it’s £10. For students outside the UK, there’s an extra £10 for delivery.


  • This course is available to all learners of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the course.
  • A strong grasp of English, numeracy, and ICT is necessary for enrollment in this course.

Career path

  • Dog Trainer: – £18,000 to £25,000 annually.
  • Pet Behaviour Counsellor:  £20,000 to £30,000 annually.
  • Veterinary Assistant:  £16,000 to £22,000 annually.
  • Dog Walker:  £15,000 to £21,000 annually.
  • Pet Therapist: £25,000 to £35,000 annually.
  • Animal Caretaker in Kennels: £16,500 to £23,000 annually.

Course Curriculum

Canine Communication
Module 01. Introduction to Canine Evolution 00:28:00
Module 02. Introduction to Canine Intelligence 00:12:00
Module 03. The Importance of Socialisation 00:40:00
Module 04. Canine Communication 00:40:00
Module 05. Canine Psychology 00:17:00
Module 06. Dog Communication and Body Language 00:16:00
Module 07. Communication Between Dogs and Human 00:16:00
Module 08. Canine Emotions and Signs of Suffering 00:27:00
Module 09. The Role of a Dog Owner 00:23:00
Module 10. Essential Skills for Working With Dogs 00:20:00