The Dogenius Institute
Inspiration & Ethical Education for Animal Advocates

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Animal Abuse & Inter-Human Violence

Domestic Violence

Animal Cruelty


This course is a fascinating journey that explores the relationships between animal cruelty and inter-human violence. It brings together information about the causes and the impact of animal cruelty and human violence, from both human and canine perspectives. From perpetrator profiles to unexplained injuries it equips dog professionals to recognise the early indicators of such incidents and a process to follow to carefully intervene. 

What's included?

  • Expert Tuition
  • 1 Certification
  • Access to learner groups
  • 1 PDF

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You will learn about the compelling evidence between animal abuse and cruelty and inter-human violence, specifically within the family in the form of domestic violence towards women.

Learn what to do

You will also learn how to manage these scenarios, including risk assessments, planning, reporting and helpful organisations.
Meet the instructor

Teresa Tyler

Teresa Tyler is the Director of TheDoGenius Ltd. An Anthroozologist, animal behaviourist, veterinary nurse and human psychotherapist, with a keen interest in human/canine interactions. Teresa has developed the DoGenius to provide opportunities for people wanting to understand, work and share their lives with dogs from a dog-centric perspective. The courses encourage the recognition of other animals as ethically significant beings, and that an understanding of these interactions, is a moral imperative. She is completing a PhD in Cyprus where she also works as a writer, teacher and canine behaviourist.
Patrick Jones - Course author
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