CEU Event: Dissecting the Dynamics of Dog-Dog Play

When: Ongoing
Where: Online

CEUs

CPDT-KA: 1 CBCC-KA: 0
CPDT-KSA Knowledge: 1.00 CBCC-KSA Knowledge: 0.00
CPDT-KSA Skills: 0.00 CBCC-KSA Skills: 0.00

Description

This seminar dvd can be found at www.tawzerdog.com In the fluid dance we call play, dogs leap, spin, chase, pounce, and wrestle together. Their interactions range from joyful romps based in camaraderie and fun, to cautious "discussions" born of over-arousal and tension, and sometimes even to skirmishes that can result in bodily harm. If we are to make accurate behavioral assessments and keep dogs safe psychologically and physically, we must understand play's subtle dynamics. Through entertaining lecture and extensive video footage, we will explore the nuances of dog-dog play. Viewing slow motion playback will reveal split-second body language, signals, and maneuvers that would otherwise be missed, and will improve your skills when watching dogs interact in real time. Even if you are an experienced trainer or owner, you'll be amazed at how much is revealed. One thing is certain: you'll never look at dog-dog play in the same way again. Topics include: What constitutes safe play Whether actions like mounting are problematic or not What the latest studies reveal about gender play preferences, role reversals, and self-handicapping What canine physical features may confuse other dogs and hamper communication Which danger signals should not be ignored When a play bow means something other than,

Sponsor:TAWZER DOG LLC
Speaker(s):Nicole Wilde, CPDT-KA

Contact: Alta F Tawzer
 Email: alta@tawzerdog.com
 Phone: 888-566-3003
 Web: http://www.tawzerdog.com/