The Secret Language of Dogs with Harriet (Online)

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Dogs and humans have been living and working together for thousands of years. Our relationships with dogs can be hugely beneficial to the wellbeing of both species. But it can also be a source of stress, frustration and misunderstanding.

Join Harriet in this workshop examining the myths around dog behaviour. 

Dogs are everywhere and we often think if something is familiar we inherently understand it, but some common questions pop up:

Why do some dogs tilt their heads when we talk to them?
What’s that constant sniffing all about?
Why does my dog yawn when I take its photo?
Why do some dogs just not get along?

Come join us as we explore the fascinating world of scents, tail wags, woofs and play to see things from a canine point of view.

What will we cover?

During this workshop you will:

  • Learn about the history and changing role of dogs in our world
  • Discover how dogs communicate using their senses and body language
  • Gain tips about how you can interact with dogs and resolve behaviour problems using modern and scientifically supported methods
  • Understand how to keep dogs and humans safe by observing key canine signals


  • Closed Captions
  • Early Bird Cheap Tix
  • Free Tix for First Nation Attendees
  • Auslan Interpreted Upon Request 

Who will be teaching? 

Harriet (she/her) is dog crazy and has worked for many years in Europe and Australia as  a dog trainer and behaviourist. She works with individuals, families and rescues to create happy and healthy outcomes for her two and four legged clients. 

She believes working with animals should always be fun, respectful and focused on great relationships rather than tricks and commands. You can find out more on her website All Dogs Are Good.

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