MANAGING DOG-DOG INTERACTIONS & AVOIDING DOG PLAY DANGERS (CEUs: 13)
February 29 & March 1, 2020
Temecula, CA (Escondido/San Diego/Temecula Area)
Hosted by 4Paws Training & Animals for Adoption
March 7 & 8, 2020
Sylmar, CA (Los Angeles Area)
Hosted by Guide Dogs of America & Animals for Adoption
August 1 &2, 2020
Petaluma, CA (Marin County)
Hosted by Unleashed Training & Animals for Adoption
August 8 &9, 2020
Hosted by Lets Talk Dogs & Animals for Adoption
Assessing Dog-Dog Reactivity & Interactions
Avoiding Dog Play Dangers: What to watch for at dog parks, dog daycare, shelters & among dogs at home
Managing & Training Tips for Dog-Dog Reactivity
Socialization Techniques for Puppies & Adolescents: To prevent reactivity before it starts
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (1 hour lunch break)
A: Assessing Dog Dog Reactivity & Interactions
How to use the Assess A Pet four-step, on-leash procedures to look for low risk, moderate risk, and high risk responses
B: Avoiding Dog Play Dangers at Dog Parks, Daycare, Shelters & at Home
How to assess dog-dog engagements to look for compatible playmates
Observing low risk behaviors, moderate risk, and high risk behaviors
When to interrupt
How to interrupt
How much play is healthy or necessary?
Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (1 hour lunch break)
A: Understanding and Management for Reactivity (barking, lunging, growling or hyperactivity when encountering unfamiliar dogs and/or strangers)
Is there more reactivity today than ever?
Reactivity is contagious
Possible contributing factors for reactivity
What if EVERY dog owner managed his or her dog AS IF he were reactive?
How to manage a dog in public
Sensitive events for triggering reactivity
Managing & training tips for dog-dog reactivity
B) Socialization techniques for puppies & adolescents to prevent reactivity before it starts.
Managing Dog-Dog Interactions
WHEN & WHERE
Feb 29 & March 1, 2020
San Diego, CA Area
March 7&8, 2020
Los Angeles, CA Area
August 1 & 2, 2020
Marin County, CA
August 8 & 9, 2020
5 or more: $135/person
SUE STERNBERG (www.suesternberg.com), is the winner of APDT’s 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award.
She founded the shelter featured in an HBO documentary: Shelter Dogs (www.shelterdogs.org). She has developed national programs, such as Training Wheels® for community shelter outreach and dedicated herself to ensuring the quality of life of animals in their communities, at animal shelters and in safe adoptions. Her 30 years of canine behavior experience, includes as an animal control officer, behavior consultant at the ASPCA, shelter owner, successful competitor in dog sports, and a teacher of dog trainers world-wide.
She is the author of Great Dog Adoptions: A Guide for Shelters (Latham Foundation publication) and Successful Dog Adoption published by Wiley. Her most recent publications (all published by Dogwise) include Out and About With Your Dog, Dog-Dog Interactions, Assessing Aggression Thresholds in Dogs and Understanding Sociability (DVD).
LOCATION & DIRECTIONS
Temecula, CA (San Diego/Escondido/Temecula Area)
Temecula (San Diego / Escondido area) CA
City of Temecula Conference Center
41000 Main St.
Temecula, CA 92590
(Old Town Temecula at the Civic Center)
Local drive times: 1/2 hr. from Escondido & 45 minutes from Riverside / Corona; 1 hr. from San Diego or Ontario; 1 hr, 15 minutes from Irvine & Anaheim.
Sylmar, CA (Los Angles Area)
Guide Dogs of America
13445 Glenoaks Blvd
Sylmar, CA 91342
Local drive times: 20 minutes from Burbank / Glendale / Sherman Oaks & Pasadena; 35 minutes from downtown L.A.; 45 minutes from Santa Monica; 1 hr. from Manhattan Beach, Pomona or Ventura.
Petaluma, CA (Marin County)
Petaluma Community Center/Assembly Hall
320 N. McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
Local drive times: 45 minutes north of San Francisco
via Highway 101. (Take exit 474 for E. Washington St toward Central Petaluma, in 1/4 mi. go left onto McDowell); 25 minutes south of Santa Rosa via Highway 101; 55 minutes from Berkeley and Oakland; 1 1/2 hours from Sacramento & Palo Alto.
South Puget Community College
2011 Mottman Rd. Bldng 26
Olympia, WA 98512
Local drive times: 1 hour South-West of Seattle; 1 1/2 hours
North of Portland; 3 1/2 hours South of Vancouver BC;
1/2 hour West of Tacoma.
Early Bird Rates: $90 per person per day and $175 per person for both days.
Regular Rates: $99 per person per day and $195 per person for both days
Please check the Early Bird Deadlines below the ticket icon!
No Cancellation Fees: You may cancel at any time for a full refund.
GROUP REGISTRATION & RATES
Group of 3-4: $155 per person for both days.
Group of 5+: $135 per person for both days.
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