|CPDT-KSA Knowledge:||4.00||CBCC-KSA Knowledge:||8.00|
|CPDT-KSA Skills:||0.00||CBCC-KSA Skills:||0.00|
Overview: A dynamic 2-day seminar in which participants experience interactive classroom instruction on normal canine behavior, behavioral development, prevention of behavior problems, and behavior modification tools and techniques. This seminar fosters a collaborative relationship between various animal behavior disciplines (trainers, animal behavior specialists, and veterinary professionals) regarding dog behavior issues. Learning Objectives: Understand the importance and role of the Human Animal Bond. Recognize both normal and abnormal social, communicative, and developmental behavior. Understand the dog’s perspective and how it impacts behavior. Be familiar with learning theory terminology and concepts and their practical application. Understand the value of marker-based (clicker) training in behavior modification. Be familiar with the importance and application of prevention services vs. intervention. Identify the ABC’s of behaviors and use positive methods to manage, prevent, and address behavioral concerns. Understand the TEAM paradigm; veterinary professionals, qualified animal trainers, and pet owners working together. Distinguish between normal undesirable behavior and behavior disorders. To be familiar with appropriate application of behavior modification and training tools.
Sponsor:Tawzer Dog LLC
Speaker(s):Dr Ken Martin DVM, DACVB & Debbie Martin CPDT-KA, CTP, LVT