Turid Rugaas is the famed author of; On Talking Terms with Dogs- Calming Signals (1st & 2nd editions) Reviewers of her books explain her approach to communicating with dogs and, in turn, her teaching focus:
Turid provides a dog-to-human dictionary of canine body language. Through years of observation, Rugaas has identified gestures and movements that dogs use to signal to other dogs-- and humans –that they have peaceful intentions. They also use calming signals when they are stressed. These signals include yawning, sniffing the ground, licking the nose, and looking away, to name a few…
"Dogs are masters at interpreting our body language, now we have the opportunity to learn to interpret their body language. Turid Rugaas has made a serious study of the way dogs interact with each other. Rugaas, who has found over 30 of these canine interactions gives us, in a sense, the Berlitz of dog books.
Rugaas… gives an interpretation of body language of dogs. More specifically, body language dogs use with each other and with us to calm down a situation. …If you deal with dogs in stressful situations, or even just want to understand your dog’s behavior better, …this book (is) helpful and enlightening.
NORTH SHORE NEWS
Turid Rugaas ….has been able to achieve a rapport that is based on mutual respect… a level of communication that is attainable for dog lovers everywhere. Dogs provide many signals during their interaction with each other – by paying attention to these signals and their desired effects, we …learn to better recognize common dog signals such as turning away, licking the nose and softening their eyes, and how to respond to those signals…
In addition to this seminar, you can find her books for sale at dogwise.com
CANINE BODY LANGUAGE,
HEALTH & STRESS (CEUs: 13)
Saturday/Sunday: November 4 & 5
Sylmar-Los Angeles Area
Guide Dogs of America & Animals for Adoption
A journey of highly specific observations, with the legendary European trainer Turid Rugaas as a kind of “Tour Guide” to the body of work connected with her books on Calming Signals and communicating with dogs.
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (1 hour lunch break)
THE COMPLETE DOG
The Nature and Language of Dogs (including calming signals)
What We Need to Look at & Observe When Training & Handling Dogs
What Dogs Need to Live a Healthy & Happy Life
Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (1 hour lunch break)
STRESS & ITS CONSEQUENCES
How Pain Affects Behavior
How Stress Affects Health & Behavior
The Making of a Dog with as Little Stress & Problems as Possible
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Canine Body Language, Health & Stress
WHEN & WHERE
November 4 -5, 2017
Sylmar (Los Angeles), CA
Guide Dogs of America
Animals for Adoption
After October 16th:
5 or more: $115/person
LOCATION & DIRECTIONS
Sylmar, CA (Los Angeles Area)
Guide Dogs of America
13445 Glenoaks Boulevard
Sylmar, CA 91342
(click here for map)
Directions & drive times:
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 & Ontario; 1 1/2 hrs. from Riverside.
Early Bird Rates (Until October 16th): $80 per person per day and $155 per person for both days.
Regular Rates (After October 16th): $90 per person per day and $175 per person for both days
GROUP REGISTRATION & RATES
Group of 3-4: $135 per person for both days.
Group of 5+: $115 per person for both days.
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All deposits fully refunded, at any time, in case a person needs to cancel a reservation for any reason. There is never a cancellation fee.
PAYING BY CHECK
Please make checks payable to:
Petworkshops, LLC / Puppyworks
P.O. Box 938
New Paltz, NY 12561
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This seminar has sold out. If you want to be added to the waiting list we can contact you in case of cancellations. To be added to the waiting list send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Turid Rugaas Waiting List"
DOG & PEOPLE RULES
Due to space limitations, no dogs (except service dogs) are permitted in the meeting room.
CONDUCT: During the lectures, please turn off all cell phone and pager audio alerts. Please take all private conversations outside while the speakers are presenting.
BABIES: The presence of a baby is likely to be distracting to other participants, so we ask that you refrain from bringing any babies or very young children into the lecture hall.
VIDEOTAPING: No videotaping or audiotaping is permitted. A selection of videotapes and books will be available for sale.
SHOPPING: A selection of books and videos will be available for sale.
PARKING: There should be ample parking at the seminar location.
PLACES TO STAY
Hotel rates are seasonal and may increase the closer you get to the dates of your stay there.
Hampton Inn Santa Clarita
25259 The Old Rd. Santa Clarita
14955 Roxford St. Sylmar
25380 The Old Rd. Stevenson Ranch
La Quinta Santa Clarita
25201 The Old Rd. Stevenson Ranch