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Speaker Series: Mike Shikashio & Trish McMillan

August 24 @ 9:00 am - August 25 @ 5:00 pm

Mike Shikashio, Trish McMillan, The Academy of Pet Careers

 

Aggression In Dogs: Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training

Michael Shikashio, CDBC and Trish McMillan MSc, 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, shelter staff, animal control officers, 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 clients
• Additional safety measures to have in place
• Safety and management equipment
• 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 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 safely break up a dog fight
• Leash handling skills when working dog-dog cases
• Shelter dog playgroups
• Shelter dog assessments
• 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

Purchase tickets through the link below or call us at (636)489-5356 to pay over the phone!

 

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Start:
August 24 @ 9:00 am
End:
August 25 @ 5:00 pm
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Organizer

The Academy of Pet Careers
Phone:
6364895356
Email:
admissions@theacademyofpetcareers.com
Website:
https://www.theacademyofpetcareers.com

Venue

The Academy of Pet Careers
16834 Chesterfield Airport Rd.
Chesterfield,MO63005United States
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Phone:
6364895356
Website:
https://www.theacademyofpetcareers.com