CEU Event: Preventing and Reducing Fear in the Shelter Environment.

When: Ongoing
Where: Online


*CPDT-KA: 0 *CBCC-KA: 1.5
CPDT-KSA Knowledge: 0.00
CPDT-KSA Skills: 0.00

* 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.


In this webinar, Karolina discusses how to recognize the subtle signs of fear in cats and dogs. She talks about why it's important to nip fear in the bud, what makes animals fearful and how fear learning may impact the animal's personality, behaviour and welfare. Also, how we can prevent and reduce fear through addressing the animals' learning as well as making changes to the environment. Learning Objectives Recognize fearful behaviours in cats and dogs Name common innate fear stimuli What is fear learning and why is it important What is latent inhibition and how can you use it What is counterconditioning, how can you use it - and what are the common mistakes that people make? Why systematic desensitization is better than flooding How you can arrange the environment to prevent and reduce fear

Sponsor:Pet Professional Guild
Speaker(s):Dr. Karolina Westlund

Contact: Sharon Nettles
 Email: events@petprofessionalguild.com
 Phone: 184-446-26473
 Web: https://petprofessionalguild.com/event-4871530