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The Aggression in Dogs Conference

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Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick (Airport)

801 Greenwich Avenue

Warwick, RI 02886

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Pre-Ticket Sales Open January 1 at 10:00 AM EST and will run through January 8. If you need a link to pre-ticket sales, sign up here and, one will be sent to you.

EXPANDING POSSIBILITIES FOR DOGS WITH AGGRESSION

Are you encountering more reactive and aggressive dogs in your day to day work?

Do you have a dog who needs more help with aggressive or reactive behaviors?

Would you like more support and safety protocols for training an aggressive or reactive dog?

JOIN US FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL 3 DAY CONFERENCE DEDICATED TO AGGRESSION IN DOGS!

You will learn from the world’s foremost experts on aggression from the fields of:


  • VETERINARY BEHAVIOR

  • FORENSIC SCIENCE

  • APPLIED ETHOLOGY

  • SHELTER BEHAVIOR

  • NEUROSCIENCE

  • DOG BITE SPORTS

  • APPLIED ANIMAL BEHAVIOR


Whether you’re a dog trainer, behavior consultant, veterinarian, vet tech, shelter or rescue staff, animal control officer, dog daycare owner or staff, dog walker, pet sitter, dog groomer, or simply want to help dogs with aggression - we’re here to give you the tools you need to address aggression in dogs. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with like-minded professionals, all with a passion to help dogs and their people.


EXPERT SPEAKERS


JIM CROSBY. M.S, CBCC-KA

LAURA DONALDSON, Ph.D., CDBC, KPA-CTP

DENISE FENZI

KATENNA JONES, SCM, ACAAB, CCBC, CDBC, CPDT-KA

LESLIE MCDEVITT, MLA, CDBC, CPDT-KA, TAGTEACH LEVEL 2

TRISH MCMILLAN, M.S., CPDT-KA, CDBC, ACCBC

KATHY MURPHY, BVetMed, DPhil, CVA, CLAS, MRCVS

AMY. L. PIKE, DVM, DACVB. DVM, DACVB, IAABC-CABC

MICHAEL SHIKASHIO, CDBC


PROGRAM

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2020

3:00-6:00: Registration



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2020

8:00-9:00: Registration/Breakfast

9:00-10:30: The Many Lenses of Aggression – Is This Party Just Getting Started?
Michael Shikashio, CDBC

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:15: Medical Causes and Medication Interventions for Aggression in Dogs - Amy. L. Pike, DVM, DACVB. DVM, DACVB, IAABC-CABC

12:15-1:30: Lunch

1:30-3:00: Fighting Like Cats & Dogs: Dealing with Interspecies Aggression - Katenna Jones, ScM, ACAAB, CCBC, CDBC, CPDT-KA

3:00-3:15: Break

3:15-5:00: Understanding High Drive Dogs: When the Abnormal is Absolutely Normal - Denise Fenzi



SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2020

8:00-9:00: Registration/Breakfast

9:00-10:30: Tools for Evaluating Aggression: What Works in the Real World?” - Jim Crosby. M.S, CBCC-KA

10:30-1045: Break

10:45-1215: Ethological Contributions to Aggression in Dogs - Kim Brophey, CDBC, CPDT-KA

12:15-1:30: Lunch

1:30-3:00: Cooperative Counter Conditioning for Aggressive Dogs: Putting the Learner in Control - Leslie McDevitt, MLA, CDBC, CPDT-KA, TAGteach Level 2

3:00-3:15: Break

3:15-5:00: Secrets of the Shelter Ninjas- Trish McMillan, M.S., CDBC, CPDT-KA, ACCBC



SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2020

8:00-9:00: Registration/Breakfast

9:00-10:30: Puppy or Piranha? Interactive Strategies for Raising, Training, and Enjoying High Drive, Enthusiastically Biting Dogs - Denise Fenzi

10:30-10:45: Break

10:45-12:15: Growing Pro-Social and Brain Power(ed) Dogs: Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Canine Aggression - Laura Donaldson, Ph.D., CDBC, KPA-CTP

12:15-1:30: Lunch

1:30-3:00: Troubleshooting Difficult Scenarios in Aggression Cases - Michael Shikashio, CDBC

3:00-3:15: Break

3:15-5:00: The Neuroscience of Aggression - Kathy Murphy, BVetMed, DPhil, CLAS, CVA MRCVS



PRICING

Early Bird Pricing!

BEFORE JULY 1, 2020

FULL CONFERENCE TICKET $475

Friday, October 2, One Day Ticket* $250

Saturday, October 3, One Day Ticket* $250

Sunday, October 4, One Day Ticket* $250

*Limited Number of One Day Tickets Available


Regular Pricing

AFTER JULY 1, 2020

FULL CONFERENCE TICKET $495

Friday, October 2, One Day Ticket* $275

Saturday, October 3, One Day Ticket* $275

Sunday, October 4, One Day Ticket* $275

*Limited Number of One Day Tickets Available


CEUS - IAABC: 18.75 HOURS, CCPDT, KPA, AND RACE: 19 HOURS

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancel up to 60 days before the event, August 3, 2020, for a full refund. After that deadline, no refunds will be issued. Transfer your registration to another person before September 25, 2020. Cancel or transfer your registration to another person by sending an email to Joann@thelooseleashacademy.com.

FOOD

Coffee, tea, and water along with a light breakfast and afternoon snacks will be provided. On Saturday evening, there will be a cocktail reception with a cash bar. Lunch and dinner will be on your own.

HOTEL INFORMATION

The host hotel for the Aggression in Dogs Conference is the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick located at 801 Greenwich Ave., Warwick, Rhode Island 02886. A group rate of $149 + taxes is available for conference participants.

  • BOOK ROOMS HERE

    If you cannot book online, call the hotel directly and ask for In-House Reservations during normal business hours or the Front Desk after hours. The hotel phone number is 401-732-6000. Be sure to mention the group code LEA.

  • If you have any questions or difficulties, you can email the hotel reservation department directly - reservations@crownehotelwarwick.com

    The group rate expires on September 2, 2020, or when the block of rooms is sold out.
  • Guests must identify their affiliation with The Loose Leash Academy/Complete Canines LLC when making reservations. Rates cannot be adjusted at check-in or check-out for guests who fail to identify their affiliation when making reservations. Special room requests may be indicated, but cannot be guaranteed (i.e., non-smoking, king bed, etc.)

ADDITIONAL ROOMS ARE BEING HELD AT:

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
901 Jefferson Boulevard, Warwick, RI 02886
www.hiexpress.com

Call 401-736-5000 - Mention group code LEA when booking to receive the
discounted group rate or you can BOOK HERE

$149 group rate plus tax, includes hot breakfast and shuttle to/from the Crowne Plaza Hotel

The group rate expires on September 2, 2020, or when the block of rooms is sold out.


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