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
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.
*PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE NO REFUNDS FOR THIS SEMINAR.*