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* Courses approved for CBCC-KA CEUs may be applied to a CPDT-KA recertification. Courses approved for CPDT-KA may not be applied to a CBCC-KA recertification.
Reactivity often presents as aggression when it is not. Rather, it is generally a situation in which a fearful dog tries to control her environment by reacting to it in a defensive manner - trying to make the situation more stable, or moving away from the perceived threat when she cannot control it. As we know, dogs have two broad choices when presented something that frightens them - to flee or to fight. In many cases, helping the dog begin to trust her environment is a first stage of rehabilitation, followed by the use of training and modification tools to cope with situations that seem out of our control. We will discuss the practical application of tools for both parts of this problem.