San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
A Guide to Living with & Training a Fearful Dog
Presented by Debbie Jacobs, CPDT-KA, CAP2
The content in this presentation is based on the scientific study and research of animal behavior and how dogs learn with the experience and teaching of well-known trainers. This information is the foundation for further and continuing learning about working with fearful dogs.
This is a human-only event. Thank you.
**CEUs available through CCPDT for a 6 hour presentation: 3.5**
- Why dogs are afraid
- What fear/stress looks like
- How to interact with feral or unsocialized dogs
- How to work with fear based behaviors
- The use of play in the rehabilitation of fearful dogs
- Understanding the effects of reinforcement and punishment on fearful dogs
- What is learned helplessness?
- Myth of reinforcing fear
- Other resources
- Questions and answers
- Video demonstrations of DS/CC
- Managing environments for fearful dogs
- Skill building exercises for fearful dogs; food delivery, treat/retreat, targeting, LAT, DS/CC, handling games
LUNCH will be fully catered on site with sandwiches, salads, sides, and soft drinks. Vegetarian options will be available.
*PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE NO REFUNDS FOR THIS SEMINAR.*
Directions to NorthStar Animal Hospital:
315 Robbinsville-Allentown Rd.
Robbinsville, NJ, 08691
NorthStar VETS is conveniently located in central NJ off exit 7 of rte. 195. We are also easily accessible from the NJ Turnpike via exit 7A.
Directions from rte. 195 W: take exit 7 for rte. 526 Washington Allentown. Turn right off the exit ramp onto Robbinsville-Allentown Rd. At the first light turn left into NorthStar VETS.
Directions from rte. 195 E: take exit 7 for rte. 526 Allentown Washington. Bare left off the exit ramp toward Washington. At the first light turn left into NorthStar VETS.
Directions from Philadelphia area and Points South of Trenton: Take rtes. 295, 130, 206, or the NJ Turnpike (exit 7A) NORTH to interstate 195 E then follow the directions from eastbound 195.
Directions from Princeton or Points North of Trenton: Take rtes. 295, 130, or 206 south to interstate 195 E then follow the directions from eastbound 195.
Directions from North Jersey, New York City, Staten Island, Brooklyn, or New Brunswick: Take the NJ Turnpike south to exit 7a which is I-195 Trenton Shore Points. Once through the toll, follow signs for 195 E Lakewood Shore Points then follow the directions from eastbound 195.
Directions from North Jersey Shore: Take rte 18 or the Garden State Parkway (exit 98) to 195 W. Follow directions from westbound 195.
Directions from South Jersey Shore area or Atlantic City: Take the Garden State Parkway North to exit 98 for 195 W. Follow directions from westbound 195
Directions from Toms River area: Take the Garden State Parkway or rte. 9 N to 195 W and follow directions for westbound 195.
Directions from Freehold: Take rte 537 W to rte. 195 W then follow directions for westbound 195
For more information or questions, please email the Monmouth County Underdogs at email@example.com. Thank you.
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Monmouth County Underdogs
The Monmouth County Underdogs aims enrich the lives of animals by advocating positive, reward based training techniques and tools through education and philanthropic initiatives. We provide philanthropic support, including financial, advocacy, and educational resources to local rescue organizations which embrace and promote a positive training philosophy. Our educational and advocacy efforts are largely focused on challenging the commonly held misconceptions and stereotypes wrongly associated with pit bulls and pit bull type dogs. Consequently, we are particularly affable to supporting rescue organizations that positively promote bully breeds.