Course Information: Using easily understood information from biology, genetics, animal behavior, and anthropology, this course on the origin of the dog invites critical examination of the support for the two most likely theories about the origin of the domestic dog. The development of distinct breeds from early generalized land races is also discussed.
Student Testimonial: I love this class, I can’t tell you how many ‘Duh’ moments I’ve had. I never got the whole wolf/dog thing, never made much sense to me, but its great to have someone finally spell it out. Holly
“Dawn of the Dog: The Genesis of a Natural Species”
By: Janice Koler-Matznick
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What you can expect to learn from this course:
- The latest information on the relationship of dogs and wolves.
- Various ideas about what “domestication” means.
- Possible relationships of early dogs and humans.
- The original dog’s likely appearance and behavior.
- The definition of a “breed” and how they are developed.
Instructor: Janice Koler-Matznick MS, Assoc. CAAB CPDT
Course length: 6 one hour sessions
IAABC -9 CEUs
Course Cost –
Access to this course will expire in 6 months for the Credit course and 2 months for the Audit course.
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