Helping Fearful Dogs

Many dog owners, shelter/rescue workers, trainers, and other canine professionals find anxiety, fears, and phobias to be among the most challenging behaviors to treat. This information-packed workshop combines lecture, photographs, and extensive video footage to explore the art of working with fearful dogs, with some overlap into fear-based aggression. Topics include: – Causes and prevention – How fear manifests – Recognized and lesser-known stress signals – How to work with fearful dogs in the home – Suggestions for group classes – A Firm Foundation program on which dogs can build confidence – Skills owners should know – Skills to teach dogs – What training equipment is (and is not!) appropriate Interactive exercises include participation in solving a fear-related case history. You will also learn how specific complementary therapies and products can make your treatment plans even more successful. Whether you are a professional or non-professional, you will leave with a better understanding of shy, anxious, and fearful dogs, and plenty of new techniques and ideas you can try out immediately. *This seminar has been approved for 6.5 CEUs for CPDT-KAs and CBCC-KAs.


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May 20, 2017

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