2020 Continuing Education

  • Completed The Aggression in Dogs Master Course – Taught by Michael Shikashio CDBC
  • Pet CPR/First aid certification
  • First aid, CPR, and Defibrillator certification – Adults, children, and infants
  • Completed: Training The Best Dog Ever: A 5-week training plan using the power of positive reinforcement by Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz and Larry Kay – A novel
  • Completed: The Cautious Canine How to Help Dogs Conquer Their Fears by Patricia B. McConnell, PhD. – A novel
  • Completed: The Aggression Workbook A Positive Reinforcement-Based Guide to Understanding. Assessing & Changing Aggressive Behavior in Your Dog by James O’Heare – A novel
  • Dr. Ian Dunbar: How to Overcome All Your Dog’s Frustrating Behavior Issues Using ‘Simple-Science’ Dog Training (1 hour) – webinar
  • Raising Canine: Remote Consultations for Aggression Cases (2.5 hours) – webinar
  • Zoom: Back to Basics (1 hour) – webinar
  • Group mentor sessions – The Aggression in Dogs Master Course:
    • Dog to Cat aggression (1.5 hours) – webinar
    • Barrier Aggression (1.5 hours) – webinar
    • Child Directed Aggression (1.5 hours) – webinar
    • Dogs That Bite When Handled or Pet (1.5 hours) – webinar
    • Dog to Dog Resource Guarding (1.5 hours) – webinar
    • When Threshold is Difficult to Control (1.25 hours) – webinar
    • Stranger Danger Cases (1 hour) – webinar
    • Zero to Sixty Dogs – When SEC’s happen (1.5 hours) – webinar
    • Dogs that Bite as You Leave (1.5 hours) – webinar
    • Owner Directed Aggression (1.25 hours) – webinar
    • Aggression on Leash (1 hour) – webinar
    • Guarding the Owner (1 hour) – webinar
    • Leash Reactivity (1.5 hours) – webinar
  • CATCH Webinar-of-the-Day:
    • How to Read Body Language in Dog Greetings and Play (45 min.)
    • Dog Body Language in Play and Conflict Pt. 1 (1 hour)
    • Dog Body Language in Play and Conflict Pt. 2 (45 min.)
    • Therapy Dog Training (40 min.)
    • Socially Awkward Dogs (45 min.)
    • Training Multiple Dogs & Mat Magic (45 min.)
    • Helping Fearful Dogs (45 min.)
    • Dog Greetings Gone Wrong & Right (1 hour)
    • Building Behaviors From Scratch – More Therapy Dog Training (45min.)
    • Puppies & Fear – The Right Exposure & Bounceback (45 min.)
    • Is Your Dog Listening or Guessing? Fine Tune Your Training (Discrimination) (1 hour)
    • Slick Training Setups: Advanced Recall with Distractions (45 min.)
    • Socially Skilled Dog Teaching Other Dogs – Great Leash Handling (1 hour)
    • How to Train Through Play – Building Connection & Control Without Treats (1 hour)
    • “Conversational” Aggression vs. Intent to do Harm – Dog-to-Dog Examples (1 hour)
    • How to Change Behavior Without Cues or Obedience – Classical Conditioning for Refocus, Attention, and Emotional Control (1 hour)
    • Resource Guarding: High-Risk & Low-Risk/ Training New Responses & Prevention (1 hour)
    • What I Learned About Your Pet Dog by Studying “Wild” Dogs in the Dumps of Mexico City (1 hour)
    • Pro-Training Tips: Seeing and Building All Steps in a Behavior -Backwards and Forwards! (1.25 hour)
    • How to Train Great Leash Walking “Every Trick in the Book” (1 hour)
  • Pet Professional Guild:
    • Taking Your Business Virtual (1.5 hours) – webinar
    • Your Ten Point Game Plan to Rolling Out A New Service Product (1.5 hours) – webinar
    • Puppy Socialization in COVID times (1.5 hours) – webinar
  • dog*biz – Survive and Thrive Webinars:
    • Group Mentor Sessions – Goals (1 hour)
    • Marketing to Clients Pt. 1 (1 hour)
    • Marketing to Clients Pt. 2 (1 hour)
    • Online Private Training (1 hour)
    • Tech Basics For Trainers (1 hour)
    • Getting Comfy With Zoom (1 hour)
    • Online Training Classes (1 hour)
    • Dog Pro CPA Q&A (1 hour)
    • Instructional Strategies for Online Private Training & Online Classes (1 hour)
    • Re-Emerging Stronger (1 hour)
  • dog*biz Thrive Group Mentor Session Webinars:
    • Planning (1 hour)
    • Action plans (1 hour)
  • Behavior Vets:
    • A Dose of Hope: How Supplements & Medications Can Help When Training Isn’t Enough Pt. 1 (45 min.) – webinar
    • A Dose of Hope: How Supplements & Medications Can Help When Training Isn’t Enough Pt. 2 (45 min) – webinar
  • Aggression in Dogs Workshop: Defensive Handling Conference (Virtual)
    • Day 1 (7 hours)
    • Day 2 (7 hours)