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  Title A Guide to Living With & Training a Fearful Dog with Debbie Jacobs
  Speaker Debbie Jacobs, CPDT-KA, CAP2
  Date(s) October 25, 2014
  Location Robbinsville, NJ
  Fee $75.00
  CEUs CEUs available through CCPDT for a 6 hour presentation: 3.5
  Host Organization Monmouth County Underdogs
  Contact Person Michelle Orr Motzenbecker
  Contact Email
  Contact Phone 732-440-8364

  Description of Seminar/Conference

The content in this presentation is based on the scientific study and research of animal behavior and how dogs learn with the experience and teaching of well-known trainers. This information is the foundation for further and continuing learning about working with fearful dogs.

• Why dogs are afraid
• What fear/stress looks like
• How to interact with feral or unsocialized dogs
• How to work with fear based behaviors
• The use of play in the rehabilitation of fearful dogs
• Understanding the effects of reinforcement and punishment on fearful dogs
• What is learned helplessness?
• Myth of reinforcing fear
• Equipment
• Medication
• Other resources
• Questions and answers

• Video demonstrations of DS/CC
• Managing environments for fearful dogs
• Skill building exercises for fearful dogs; food delivery, treat/retreat, targeting, LAT, DS/CC, handling games

LUNCH will be fully catered on site with sandwiches, salads, sides, and soft drinks. Vegetarian options will be available.



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