Taster: Animal Psychology - The Wolf in your Dog with Dr Joanne Wilshaw

Ref: C3533344

The Wolf in your Dog aims to give a brief introduction to the evolution and domestication of the modern day dog . The nature of wolves as a species will be introduced and comparisons will be made between Grey wolves and Companion dogs. The part that humans have played in the selection and breeding of the many dog varieties we see today will also be introduced.

Course aim

To provide a brief introduction to the modern day dog and its relatedness and evolution from the Grey wolf.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • A better understanding of how the process of evolution works.
  • Increased knowledge on the process of domestication in dogs.
  • Increased knowledge on how modern day dogs compare and differ to modern day wolves.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

The taster session is aimed at those with an interest in canines, so all that you need is an enthusiasm for the topic and perhaps a paper and pen to jot things down if desired.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Taster: Animal Psychology - The Wolf in your Dog with Dr Joanne Wilshaw

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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