* Courses approved for CBCC-KA CEUs may be applied to a CPDT-KA or CPDT-KSA recertification. Courses approved for CPDT-KA or CPDT-KSA may not be applied to a CBCC-KA recertification.
PLEASE NOTE: CPDT-KA can earn a MAXIMUM of 12 CPDT-KSA Skills CEUS within their 3 year certification period.
-See how to apply basic behavior modification techniques across all species -Understand the importance of sharpening your timing and mechanics when training exotic species -Learn about creative ways to push your training boundaries, and increase your problem-solving ability -Find ways to get started working with exotic animals Do you want to learn more about working with exotic species? Presented by professional trainer and Animal Training Academy founder Ryan Cartlidge, "Training Exotic Species" demonstrates what it's like to work with wild animal species found in zoos and sanctuaries, lists some considerations for working with non-domesticated animals, and outlines ways you can get started in working with exotic species. Be inspired to learn more about exotic animals, and find out ways to learn more and get involved in their training. "Training Exotic Species" is a one-hour self-study course that you can complete at any time. The course consists of a one-hour video module and a short quiz. Bio: Ryan Cartlidge is a professional animal trainer and the founder of Animal Training Academy. He has worked with exotic animal species around the world, including in New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the United States. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Victoria University, in Wellington, New Zealand. After completing his degree, he began to volunteer wherever he could to launch a career in zoology. Throughout his work across different organizations, he is regularly presented with opportunities to develop new animal training programs. Ryan is a Fear Free certified professional, holds a Certificate of Business from Massey University, and launched Animal Training Academy, which he describes as “a membership site for animal and behavior training nerds,” in 2015.