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January 2019

Behavior Management In The Workplace (2-Day Seminar)

January 18 @ 3:00 pm - January 19 @ 5:00 pm
The Academy of Pet Careers, 16834 Chesterfield Airport Rd.
Chesterfield,MO63005United States
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$299
Behavior Management In The Workplace Seminar

  What is Behavior Management? This 2-day seminar focuses on teaching pet care workers behavior management. They will begin by learning how to recognize fear, stress and frustration in dogs and cats. We will teach how to recognize body language signals that indicate an animal is overly stressed or fearful. There will be discussion of the fundamentals of learning theory. This will including the pros and cons of positive reinforcement versus positive punishment when working with animals. Students will learn…

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February 2019

Speaker Series: Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Academy of Pet Careers, 16834 Chesterfield Airport Rd.
Chesterfield,MO63005United States
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$35
Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins, Groomers Guide To Purebred Dogs, The Academy of Pet Careers

  Groomers Guide To Purebred Dogs This fast paced overview of the world of dogs will provide context and back story for groomers to better understand what we see every day in our canine clients. Recent scientific studies have revolutionized our understanding of dogs and their history, as they have developed into the breeds and groups of breeds, the coat types, the anatomy, the amazing abilities, and the engaging behaviors of dogs we see today. By the end of the…

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Study Abroad: Street Dogs of Mexico

February 24 - March 2
Puerto Penasco, Mexico puerto penasco,Mexico + Google Map
Puerto Penasco

Join us for our fist study abroad program, and learn about Mexican pet culture and how the environment affects dog behavior. This is a chance of a lifetime to immerse yourself in the pet culture of another country. Learn about behavior, pet health, and how street dogs differ from domesticated dogs in the United States. There is no other program like this in the US. Details can be found below, or you can visit our study abroad page for more…

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March 2019

Speaker Series: Heather Roozee

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Academy of Pet Careers, 16834 Chesterfield Airport Rd.
Chesterfield,MO63005United States
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$75
Heather Roozee, Hand Stripping, The Academy of Pet Careers

  Hand Stripping Class Hands on $125 OR Observing $75 spots available. One hour lunch. Bring your hand-stripping dog and a table for the hands-on spot! Observing, bring notebook for notes! About Heather Roozee Heather Roozee has been competing in grooming contests since 2005. She is a multiple Best in Show Winner, including(2x) the prestigious Intergroom and Groom Expo in Hershey. She has been multiple Groom Team USA member, and was the #1 Handstrip Groomer in the US in 2017.…

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June 2019

Speaker Series: Grisha Stewart

June 15 @ 10:00 am - June 16 @ 4:00 pm
The Academy of Pet Careers, 16834 Chesterfield Airport Rd.
Chesterfield,MO63005United States
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$249
Grisha Stewart, Behavior Adjustment Training, The Academy of Pet Careers

  Behavior Adjustment Training (BAT 2.0) Check out the all-new Behavior Adjustment Training information in this Official BAT 2.0 seminar! Fighting is expensive for dogs. Instead of jumping directly into fighting, most dogs give distance-increasing signals, from subtle to overt. But many dogs have also learned to give up on the subtle signals and leap straight to showing big aggressive displays, fighting, or fleeing in panic. When dealing with aggression, fear, or frustration, BAT builds social skills, confidence around the…

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July 2019

Speaker Series: Olga Zabelinskaya

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Academy of Pet Careers, 16834 Chesterfield Airport Rd.
Chesterfield,MO63005United States
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Olga Zabelinskaya, Asian Fusion Grooming, The Academy of Pet Careers

  Asian Fusion Grooming Learn all about the art of Asian Fusion Grooming and techniques for internationally renowned, Olga Zabelinskaya. About Olga Zabelinskaya Olga Zabelinskaya is Nationally and Internationally Certified Master Groomer. She has groomed competitively throughout the U.S. since 2004 and has multiple "Best in Show" and "Best All-Around Groomer" wins as well as 2 prestigious "Winners Circle Champion" titles.¬†Olga was awarded a Lynn Carwer Memorial Award "Best All Around Stylist 2009". Olga was born in Russia where she…

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August 2019

Speaker Series: Mike Shikashio & Trish McMillan

August 24 @ 9:00 am - August 25 @ 5:00 pm
The Academy of Pet Careers, 16834 Chesterfield Airport Rd.
Chesterfield,MO63005United States
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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,…

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