When: 05/13/2023 8:00am to 05/14/2023 12:00am
* 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.
Safe, positive and healthy human to dog interactions start with learning to understand and speak their language. This course has been designed to give Animal Professionals, Rescue Volunteers and dog owners the tools necessary to better read canine body language, correctly determine the animal’s emotional state, understand their needs, and recognize early warning signs of behavioural concerns. In addition to learning how to read canine body language, this course also reviews the distinct training needs of each breed group, and investigates least intrusive, minimally aversive, training techniques designed to satisfy the unique needs of the individual dog. Topics that will be covered are: How to read canine body language Different breeds and their training needs Human to canine communication Positive training techniques Suggested training supplies The target audience for this course includes; Animal Control Officers, Canine Handlers, Veterinarian Technicians, Breeders, dog trainers & behavioural consultants, groomers, doggy daycare attendants, dog walkers / pet sitters, foster parents for canine rescue groups and the average dog owner.
Speaker(s):Lisa Large, Julie Speyer