English Lectures

The (secret) Language of Dogs

April 23, 2019


  • How do dogs communicate?

  • What are calming signals?

  • What is meant by redirected behavior?

  • How can I learn to read my dog and communicate effectively with him?

  • How do I recognize that my dog is stressed and what do I do?

  • How do dogs show fear and aggression?

  • What can I do if my dog is fearful/aggressive?


Dogs are social, intelligent, emotional animals with a complex form of communication. They use body language and vocal signals consciously as well as unconsciously with the goal to affect behavior in others.

Therefore, it is essential for humans to understand what our dog is saying in order to build a strong relationship. However, some of the dogs’ signals are very subtle and hard to interpret.

This lecture will help you to not only understand how dogs think and what they feel in order to communicate more effectively with your dog, but also to respect your dog’s needs so that he can become a confident and balanced friend for you.


Date: April 23, 2019

Time: 18:30-21:30

Location: Graz (t.b.a.)

Fee: EUR 35,- incl. a script

Lecturer: Sarina Kriechbaum-Young, M.A., International Dog Trainer

Registration: sarinakriechbaum@yahoo.com