Are you currently working with aggressive dogs or have an interest in learning more about how to safely work with aggressive dogs?
Would you like to learn hands-on defensive handling skills?
Do you want to add more to your toolbox in modifying behavior in aggressive dogs?

Michael Shikashio, CDBC and Trish Loehr, CPDT-KA, ACCBC, CDBC will be presenting a two day workshop on safety, defensive handling, and the behavior modification techniques used with aggressive dogs.
Attendees will learn what is needed before working with aggressive dogs, gain hands-on experience in defensive handling and leash skills, and see videos of behavior modification in aggression cases.
This workshop is open to all trainers, behavior consultants, veterinarians, humane and animal control officers, shelter staff, or anyone interested in learning more about dog aggression and how to stay safe.

Day One - Dog to Human Aggression
* Presentation includes hands-on practice of defensive handling and leash skills

Understand the ramifications for dog bites
What to know before taking aggression cases
Canine body language including precursors to aggression
What to do BEFORE meeting with client
Additional safety measures to have in place
Safety and management equipment
How to set up an assessment room
How to take dogs in and out of kennels safely
Initial greetings in aggression cases with video examples
Defensive handling and leash skills including leash locks, muzzle wraps, back ties, accordion leash holds, and more
What to do if attacked by a dog
Presentation of “resource guarding” case in shelter environment
Presentation of case studies with video of dog to human aggression and how to choose appropriate tools and techniques

Day Two - Dog to Dog Aggression
* Presentation includes hands-on practice of defensive handling and leash skills

Dog-dog interactions with video examples
Canine body language in dog-dog interactions including precursors to aggression
How to introduce dogs to each other in shelter and home environments
How to break up a dog fight
“Slash and dash” fight
“Gripping” fight
Leash handling skills when working dog-dog cases
Shelter dog play groups
What to do with off leash dogs that approach the dog you are handling
Presentation of case studies with video of dog to dog aggression and how to choose appropriate tools and techniques
Presentation of dog-dog aggression case in shelter environment

Date: September 30 and October 1.

Location: Roseville Eagles Hall 210 Lincoln Street, Roseville, CA 95678

Time: 9 AM - 5 PM both days.

CEUs: CCPDT 16 CEUs for trainers and 8 CEUs for behavior consultants, IAABC 17.5, pending for KPA.

No dogs please.

Cost: $275. Limited early bird spots and professional discounts.

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Internationally Certified Professional Dog Trainer ~ Independent Therapy Dogs Inc. evaluator ~ Instructor Click A Cluck, clicker training workshops
Member International Society of Animal Behavior Consultants
Owned by Robin McHale Ehn CPDT-KSA, Celtic Cur Behavior & Training is located in Cottonwood CA and serves the following communities:
Shasta County, Tehama County, Northern California, Shasta Lake, Redding, (old) Shasta, Igo, Ono, Happy Valley, Anderson, Palo Cedro, Millville, Whitmore, Shingletown, Red Bluff, Corning, Los Molinos, Orland
Full Service Area is broken into 7 areas. Fees for service areas 2 through 7 will apply in addition to contractual session fees.
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