Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Introduction

    • Are You Ready?!

    • Definitions

    • GTHS Pre-Course Survey

    • About the GTHS

    • The Northern Dog Initiative

    • Sentience & Animal Wellness

  • 2

    Unit 1: A History of Pets

    • The Human-Animal Timeline: Part 1

    • Our Growing Attachment to Animals (Sentience: Part 1)

    • The Human-Animal Timeline: Part 2

    • Pet Facts - Why We Love Them (Sentience: Part 2)

  • 3

    Unit 2: Responsible Pet Ownership

    • Responsible Pet Ownership Pre-Unit Survey

    • Introduction & Link to the Responsible Pet Ownership Course

    • Responsible Pet Ownership Post-Unit Survey

  • 4

    Unit 3: Violence Prevention & The Cruelty Connection

    • Introduction & Key Terms

    • Disclaimer

    • Cruelty Connection Pre-Survey

    • Animal Cruelty

    • The Cruelty Connection

    • Animal Cruelty Awareness & Prevention

    • Some Good News Stories

    • Scenarios: What Would You Do If.... ???

    • Cruelty Connection Post-Unit Survey

  • 5

    Unit 4: Our Emotional Intelligence and Pet Communication

    • Communication Pre-Unit Survey

    • Our Emotional Intelligence

    • Introduction to Communication

    • Understanding Pet Communication

    • Understanding Cat Communication

    • Understanding Dog Communication

    • Listen to Others

    • Our Relationships with Animals

    • Communication Post-Unit Survey

  • 6

    Unit 5: Be Kind & Make a Difference

    • Simple Acts of Kindness

    • How Can You Make the World a Little Better?

    • Review

    • You are an Animal Advocate

    • You Can Make a Difference

    • Your Junior Animal Wellness Certification

  • 7

    Final Exam

    • Final Exam

  • 8

    Closing Messages

    • GTHS Post-Course Survey

    • Congratulations!

    • Stay Connected with the GTHS!

  • 9

    Helpful Resources About Animal Well Being

    • Georgian Triangle Humane Society (GTHS)

    • The Ontario SPCA

    • Humane Canada

    • HEART

    • The National Humane Education Society

    • The Humane Society of the United States

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Simran Dhillon

Such a great and easy way for contact-less volunteering. I finished it pretty quickly and I'm closer to graduating with my community involvement hours.

Such a great and easy way for contact-less volunteering. I finished it pretty quickly and I'm closer to graduating with my community involvement hours.

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