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Aggression in Dogs: Behavior Modification, Safety, & Defensive Handling

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Jollytails Dartmouth

40 Joseph Zatzman Drive

Dartmouth, NS B3B 1N8

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Aggression Cases - Applied Behavior Modification, Safety, and Defensive Handling

With Michael Shikashio and Trish Loehr

  • 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 at Jollytails Dartmouth, 40 Joesph Zatzman Dr, on June 16th & 17th from 9am-5pm.

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, shelter staff, or anyone interested in learning more about dog aggression and how to stay safe.

Lunch and Refreshments to be provided for each day

Attendees are asked to bring: a six foot leash, flat collar, slip lead and a large stuffed dog in standing position (if possible).

*** For Group Discounts of 4 or more people or Animal Control Officers please contact Jollytails at 902-469-4738. Discounted Rate is 200$

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 playgroups

What to do with off leash dogs that approach the dog you’re 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


*CEU's are as follows:

CPDT's are eligible for 12.5 CEU's for trainers & 4 CEUs for behavior consultants (CBCC-KAs).

IAABC certificants are eligible for 17 CEU's.

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