Title: Helping Fearful Dogs
When: 08/06/2013 at 09:00 to 08/06/2012 at 17:00
Where: Friends for life dog trainng
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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.
Sponsor: Friends for life dog training
Speaker(s): **Nicole Wilde