introduction to dog behaviour,
dog language and problem solving.

who is it for?

The course is open to everyone with an interest in dog behaviour.

Duration: 20 weeks online

Lisbeth Borg de Waard, Norway
Turid Rugaas, Norway (author of «On talking terms with dogs»)
Dr. Amber Batson, England
Anne Lill Kvam, Norway
Jenny Golsby, Australia

Pre-recorded online lesson by Professor Marc Bekoff

Language: English

Upon completion you will be awarded a certificate.



  • Our training philosophy, positive training methods and tools
  • Dog language: calming signals, aggressive signals and barking
  • Natural dog behaviour
  • Canine communication and our body language
  • Aggression, fear and anxiety in dogs
  • Rewarding and positive interactions
  • Stress in dogs
  • Problem solving 
  • Walk nice on leash and the use of harness
  • The puppy, the young dog and the senior dog
  • Health: pain in relation to behaviour

how does it work?

This online course is a 100 % at-home study.
Approx. 20 hours video lessons available to you 24/7 in our online course plattform, in addition to online Q&A.

Every other week you will be introduced to a new subject and a voluntary practical homework.

The pre-recorded lectures and Q&A’s are on Mondays. The first unit will be available from Monday the 25th of January 2021.

During the course you will have to read the following 2 books:

Rugaas, Turid (2005). On talking terms with dogs: Calming Signals. Shelia Harper Ltd.

Eaton, Barry (2010). Dominance in dogs: Fact or Fiction? Dogwise Publishing

terms and conditions:

Written and confirmed cancellations will be accepted no later than 1 week prior to the start of the course. 

Cancellation later than 1 week prior to the start of the course will be be charged 50 % of the course fee.

No refund for cancellation made less than 1 week prior to the first day of the course. Full payment will be charged. 

The school fee includes all teachings, Q&A, support and entry to the student online classroom platform.

Please note that the Q&A’s will be in our private Facebookgroup.


Payment options:

1. Full payment upon registration 350 € with no extra charge (of which 100€ is non-refundable deposit)

Please note there is an extra charge included in part payments.

2. Three part payment:
100 € upon registration (non-refundable deposit)
135 € due 10th of January 2021
135 € due 10th of February 2021

3. Four part payment:
100 € upon registration (non-refundable deposit)
95 € due 10th of January 2021
95 € due 10th of February 2021
95 € due 10th of March 2021

Please note that the part payment will automatically be charged from the same card you used when registration at the above date of payment. It is your responsibility to have sufficient funding on your account.
If we do not recieve the payment you will not be able to continue the course.     

Your payment will be safely handled by Stripe.