Three ‘Rs’ Webinar; helping dogs reset, re balance and release

Three ‘Rs’ Webinar; helping dogs reset, rebalance and release

Presented by Sarah Fisher

 

Cost £15  (£10 for ICB Members)

In this webinar Sarah looks at helping dogs reset, rebalance and release using free work.

Animal Centred Education (ACE) is an integrated approach to animal education and management. It incorporates some of the techniques that were developed at Tilley Farm and those inspired by other professionals working in the world of animal education, wellbeing and welfare. The main focus of this webinar will be on observations, Free Work and gentle handling to help dogs reset, rebalance and release. Free Work has been inspired by a bright and enthusiastic young bull breed named Henry; it is a simple, structured method of educating and supporting dogs of all ages providing a safe and rewarding foundation on which further learning and handling can be built. Many dogs struggle when in novel situations and many cannot tolerate contact (even from familiar people) when aroused, worried, or in new or exciting environments. Free Work has provided an invaluable stepping stone towards ground work exercises on a line or lead and gentle body contact, including TTouch, for dogs that are sensitive to touch. Placement of treats on varying heights enables you to help the dog organise his own body more efficiently and work at a pace to suit him, before other learning exercises are introduced. Free Work is now being successfully used by shelter staff, trainers and behaviourists, TTouch Practitioners, groomers, therapists, and canine guardians to support the animals in their care. This webinar will provide you with safe and effective tools to pass on to your clients, and enhance your existing skills.

 

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About the presenter

Sarah Fisher is a canine and equine behaviour advisor. She has worked with animals for over twenty years and incorporates some of the elements of the Tellington TTouch method in her work. She is experienced with a wide range of breed types and teaches staff workshops for many of the UK’s animal welfare organisations including Battersea. She has also worked in Europe teaching staff workshops for shelters including SPCA Malta and GIA (Romania) and has taught workshops and clinics for dog trainers and behaviourists in Holland, Greece, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, South Africa, Ireland, Romania and Poland.

Sarah gives presentations on a variety of topics at dog training and behaviour seminars in the UK and abroad, and is a regular speaker at the annual Dog Behaviour Conference. She also conducts behaviour assessments for private clients, animal welfare organisations and court cases.

Sarah is a published author and has participated in numerous television and radio programmes over the years including the recent Nightmare Pets SOS for BBC1. She runs courses under the name Animal Centred Education (ACE) for trainers, groomers, veterinary nurses, physiotherapists and animal behaviour counsellors who wish to broaden their expertise by learning detailed observations combined with Free Work, and techniques inspired by other professionals working in the world of animal welfare and behaviour.

Enrichment for dogs

Enrichment for Dogs webinar presented by Pennie Clayton

 

Webinar Cost £15 (£10 for ICB members)

Enrichment for Dogs webinar. Dogs are dependent on us to provide the right kind of activities that help to keep them happy and healthy. Enrichment and activities that stimulate the mind and are so much closer to the dogs ethogram than fast games that cause adrenaline to be released at regular intervals. Enrichment and mental stimulation create calm behaviours and can promote gentle movement and relaxation, they also provide a way of helping to reduce stress and encourage natural behaviours. This webinar will show what kind of activities can be used how they are of benefit to dogs and how nosework and enrichment can be added into a dogs’ day.

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About the Presenter

Pennie Clayton is a canine behaviourist, horse/ rider trainer and Bowen therapist. Immediately after leaving school she trained as a riding instructor and achieved BHS qualifications. Since that point Pennie has worked as a freelance trainer including running evening classes on horse management for local education authorities.

After sharing her life with lurchers for many years, Pennie began felt she needed to learn more about dogs. After taking an extensive canine behaviour course with Sheila Harper and becoming more involved with dog behaviour and training, her work extended to helping people with their dogs. Her focus is mainly on making the lives of her greyhounds better and sharing the knowledge she has gained with her clients.

In 2008 Pennie qualified as a human Bowen therapist and then went on to learn how Bowen can be adapted to horses and dogs. In 2015 she started the School of Canine Bowen Therapy with fellow therapist Maddy Freeman.

Pennie is a regular contributor to Healthful Dog and Edition Dog magazine and is a full member of PDTE (Pet Dog Trainers of Europe) which was founded by Turid Rugaas.

www.horseandhoundschool.co.uk

 

An introduction to canine wellness

An introduction to canine wellness

Presented by Dr Isla Fishburn

 

 

 

 

Cost £15  (£10 for ICB Members)

In this webinar Dr Isla Fishburn will talk about: –

~ What is canine wellness
~ Your dog as an ecosystem and energy system
~ The energy gateways
~ What your dog is seeking
~ Human-dog co-existence
~ Supporting your dog’s energy system

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Dr Isla Fishburn owns Kachina Canine and Kachina Wellness. She has a BSc in Zoology and an MBiolSci and PhD in Conservation Biology. Isla is passionate about bringing science and indigenous wisdom together to promote health and wellness for all of life, including our dogs. Isla explores how everything is occurring and operating at a cellular and molecular level and how we can understand this when it comes to providing a life that promotes wellness for a dog. Isla is a practicing shaman for modern day life and focuses on healing energy systems and personal growth for the collective. She has spent several years interacting with large groups of captive wolves, wolf hybrids, wolf dogs and other domestic dogs where she learned to apply her knowledge about conservation, wellness and canine biology to educate dog guardians, professionals and researchers about canine wellness, health and conservation. She has taken this further and now also focuses on human wellness and health of all of life, where her motto is, “making health span match life span.”

As a canine wellness advocate, Isla focuses on many aspects of a canine to improve and support longevity, happiness, balance and harmony. Her running theme is always ecosystem conservation, from the individual level up and she uses a range of teachings, techniques, therapies and methods to support a dog’s ecosystem. Isla has a deep interest in plant medicine and energy healing to improve and support the energy state of an ecosystem – whether that is for your dog or for you!

Isla has recently launched an online course that takes you through all things related to canine wellness and the concept of energy gateways that can either create harmony in a dog’s ecosystem or create disturbances and distress. In her talk, Isla will introduce you to the topic of canine wellness as well as other aspects that can influence a dog’s emotional, physical, physiological and spiritual states and what we need to consider to provide a life for a dog where there health span matches their life span.

Communicating with your stimulated dog

Communicating with your stimulated dog

Presented by Craig Ogilvie

 

Cost £15  (£10 for ICB Members)

In this webinar Craig will focus on: Overcoming a wide range of problematic behaviours that occur during heightened levels of arousal, by using an adaptive blue print to target the causes of the behaviours. Using motivational techniques and positive reinforcement to learn how to communicate with your dog during aroused periods. Learning how to gain stimulated focus from your dog and how to avoid over arousal Finding you and your dogs stimulated balance. This webinar is suitable for competitive sport handlers, professionals  and pet owners.

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About the Presenter

Craig is uniquely qualified in the U.K as the only person to achieve a Mondioring decoys license and has travelled all over Europe with his sport testing and training dogs from all over the world. It was on this journey that he discovered the Interactive Gold Dust and used motivation, stimulation and focus to create the Interactive Play Experience and has been helping dogs and people ever since. He instructs and delivers training for a wide variety of organization’s including the U.K Police, U.K Military, pet dog societies, and Dog sport societies, he is also the  author of the Interactive Play Guide and completely in love with helping dogs and people. Travelling all over the country delivering seminars, workshops, and speaking engagements helping to motivate dog lovers and their dogs from all backgrounds to achieve their goals.

Emotional support for older dogs

Emotional support for older dogs

Presented by Sian Ryan

 

Webinar Cost £15 (£10 for ICB members)

It’s a privilege to share our lives with an older dog. As they age their needs change and they may need additional support from us to maintain their quality of life and keep their mental, emotional, and physical flexibility as long as possible. This webinar will discuss possible changes, give ideas for how to ensure the life of an older dog is as fulfilling as it can be, and also consider the emotional support we as owners may need as we face the end stages of the too short lives of our canine friends. The webinar will cover
  • What are the needs of your older dog?
  • How are their physical, mental and emotional capabilities changing?
  • Changing relationships and how to maintain wellbeing.
  • Practical ideas for activities for older dogs.

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Sian gained her MSc in Clinical Animal Behaviour from the University of Lincoln with distinction in 2011. Whilst finishing her dissertation on Self Control in Pet Dogs she worked as a behaviour counsellor and trainer in the Lincoln Animal Behaviour Clinic and went on to work as a researcher looking at novel ways of measuring emotions in dogs in 2012. With several years of dog training experience, Sian was the first course tutor for Life Skills for Puppies training classes and helped create and develop the course, as well as tutoring on the Life Skills for Puppies Trainers Courses offered by the University of Lincoln. Sian has been featured in all the daily national newspapers and on local and national radio as a dog training expert, and her book No Walks? No Worries! (with co-author Helen Zulch and photographer Peter Baumber) was published in October 2014. Sian has also appeared as an animal training and behaviour expert for various BBC programmes including Me and My Dog (2017), Bang Goes the Theory (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7Rl55wdMr8) and was consulted during the making of Inside the Animal Mind with Chris Packham. Her next book, Older Dog? No Worries! will be published by Hubble & Hattie in 2019.

Sian owns and runs the Developing Dogs Training Centre and Holiday Cottages in Cambridgeshire, as well as giving seminars and workshops across the country. Her speciality is pet dogs, developing interactions which enable dogs and owners to make the most of their unique relationship.

 

Canine Bowen Therapy Webinar

Presented By Pennie Clayton

Webinar Recording Cost  £15.00

Canine Bowen therapy is a gentle non manipulative therapy. It is a hands on therapy it differs from many physical therapies as there are breaks or pauses in treatment which allow the body to respond to the work it is given and also allow the brain to process the information.

Canine Bowen may help keep a dog supple, and can be of use in helping to relieve muscle spasms stiffness and pain. Any dog of any age or with problem can receive Bowen and it is also used as part of palliative care.

Dogs are free to choose how much Bowen they receive and are free to leave the treatment area at any time. Canine Bowen therapists are trained to observe how dogs are responding during work and are adept at assessing when to finish a session. Observation during treatment is crucial as one of the first things that are taught during Bowen training is the principal of “less is more”.

Before work commences dogs are observed visually before any contact with the dogs’ body, this is an essential part of canine Bowen. The less suspicious a dog is of the therapist the better, this puts the session firmly in the dogs control.

This webinar intends to show how a canine Bowen session is conducted and what a therapist’s intentions are and how dogs might react. It will also look at our approach to treating specific canine health problems.

 

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Pennie Clayton is a canine behaviourist, horse/ rider trainer and Bowen therapist. Immediately after leaving school she trained as a riding instructor and achieved BHS qualifications. Since that point Pennie has worked as a freelance trainer including running evening classes on horse management for local education authorities.

After sharing her life with lurchers for many years, Pennie began felt she needed to learn more about dogs. After taking an extensive canine behaviour course with Sheila Harper and becoming more involved with dog behaviour and training, her work extended to helping people with their dogs. Her focus is mainly on making the lives of her greyhounds better and sharing the knowledge she has gained with her clients.

In 2008 Pennie qualified as a human Bowen therapist and then went on to learn how Bowen can be adapted to horses and dogs. In 2015 she started the School of Canine Bowen Therapy with fellow therapist Maddy Freeman.

Pennie is a regular contributor to Healthful Dog and Edition Dog magazine and is a full member of PDTE (Pet Dog Trainers of Europe) which was founded by Turid Rugaas.

www.horseandhoundschool.co.uk

 

 

 

Using desensitization and counter-conditioning to treat fearful behaviours

Using desensitization and counter-conditioning to treat fearful behaviours

 

Cost £15

Feelings Change: Understand the method and learn the techniques of desensitization and counter-conditioning to help dogs overcome fear.

Attendees will also learn how to apply new skills and plan for success:
How operant learning fits into the equation (Are we just changing feelings or are we changing behaviours too?)

Sequence of events – Dos and don’ts

Timing is everything

To click or not to click – Is using a marker necessary?

Mistakes are incredibly easy to make (a.k.a. – why smart trainers practice their mechanics first)

Teeny tiny bite-sized steps

You can’t rush the process (and why you shouldn’t try)

Tracking progress (how can you tell if it’s working?)

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Nancy is a certified trainer with the CCPDT, and a certified behavior consultant with the IAABC. She teaches seminars, webinars, and workshops on dog training, dog behavior, and the business end of training throughout Canada, the US, and Europe. She has presented at conferences for the Pet Professional Guild (USA), the IAABC (UK), DogEvent (France), and WOOF!2019 (UK).

She is also an instructor for Fenzi Dog Sports Academy, where she teaches online courses focusing on various topics including treating separation anxiety and learning to use desensitization and counter-conditioning to help fearful dogs.

Nancy has written numerous articles on dog behaviour and is a regular contributor to the Whole Dog Journal.

She shares her home in Quebec, Canada with her husband Tom and their Border Terrier, Bennigan.

Canine Compulsive Disorder

Canine Compulsive Disorder

Presented by Toni Shelbourne

Sharing your life with a dog who suffers from an obsessive behaviour is never going to be easy. Behaviours such as shadow chasing, fly catching, tail spinning, blanket sucking, and persistent barking can drive you, (or your clients), to distraction and is stressful for the dog too. However there are many things you can do to help the canine sufferer to calm down and even get over the fixation. Find out how with this comprehensive webinar on Canine Compulsive Disorder (CCD). It includes information and advice on:

The causes of canine compulsive disorder

Triggers

How to make positive, simple changes to help manage the condition

Calming the environment, emotions and conflict that may trigger CCDs

Equipment and tools to manage your CCD dog

Mental stimulation and enrichment

Training methods to support your CCD dog

Holistic options

Drugs

Support


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Toni Shelbourne

Canine Behaviour Practitioner, Tellington TTouch Practitioner, Real Dog Yoga Instructor & Author.

Website: www.tonishelbourne.co.uk

Toni has worked with dogs and wild canids since the late 1980’s; during a long and successful career with the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association she quickly progressed from kennel staff to supervisor and then to staff training. In 1997 she studied under Linda Tellington-Jones and other top Tellington TTouch Instructors, becoming one of the first pupils to qualify as a Companion Animal Practitioner in the UK. In 2000 she left GDBA to pursue her passion for the Tellington TTouch Method and is now one of the highest qualified practitioners in the UK.
In 2001, Toni joined the UK Wolf Conservation Trust, where she went on to become a Senior Wolf Handler and Education Officer for the organisation. Through observing the wolves at close quarters, Toni developed a unique insight into their behaviour which led her to question the prevailing popular ideas about the alpha theory in dogs – ideas which often came into direct conflict with her own knowledge and observations gained at first-hand.
Toni has contributed numerous features to national dog magazines, rescue society newsletters and website blogs and made many appearances on TV and radio. Her first book, The Truth about Wolves & Dogs, was published in 2012, and her second, Among the Wolves: Memoirs of a Wolf Handler, in 2015. Karen Bush and Toni now co-author a series of books called HELP! My Dog…., These mini help books include subjects like car travel, canine compulsive disorder and noise phobia, with many more books planned.
In 2015 Toni studied with Jo-Rosie Haffenden to become a Real Dog Yoga Instructor and in 2017 she updated her skills in behaviour with a qualification from the International School of Canine Psychology & Behaviour with whom she is also an affiliate.
As well as working privately with clients, Toni runs workshops, seminars, gives talks, webinars and demos in Tellington TTouch and Real Dog Yoga. She lives with her husband and rescue dog Mr P in Berkshire, England.

 

 

 

Basic principles of the communication person centered approach according to C.R.Rogers.

Basic principles of the communication person centered approach according to C.R.Rogers.

Presented by Dr Simona Seu and Stefania Uccheddu

How to motivate our clients is often something we will all come across at some point in our professions

The webinar will explain how to apply the person-centered approach with your Clients. The person centered approach was developed by C.R. Rogers for communication with clients according to three basic principles that reflect the attitude of the “therapist” to the client.
The purpose of C.R. Roger’s approach is to increase a person’s feelings of self-worth, reduce the level of incongruence between the ideal and actual self, and help a person become more of a fully functioning person.
Person centered therapy was developed in the 1940’s by Carl Rogers, it was different from previous methods as it was a more empathic approach that motivates the client.


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About the presenters.

Stefania Uccheddu http://www.vetethology.be/documents/about/cv-CV-UcchedduS.pdf

Dr Simona Seu is a registered Psychologist and Psychotherapist – (number 750 – Regional Association of Psychologist and Psychoterapist in Sardinia)

Simona specialised in “Person and group centered psychotherapy” at the Carl Rogers’ In­sti­tute for Person-Centered Ap­proach (2004, Rome).

But My Dog Isn’t Food Motivated

But My Dog Isn’t Food Motivated

Presented By Kathy Sdao

When clients say this in an initial interview, my response is “not yet.” Eating is an operant behavior. Therefore, we can increase its probability and intensity and lower its latency through structured training procedures. While this might seem laughable if you have a ravenous Rottweiler or always-hungry hound, situations abound which require skilled intervention: a senior dog whose appetite is fading; a wary dog who has learned to distrust treats; a little dog who is fussy about meals; or a dog whose health is threatened by conditioned anorexia. While various medical conditions (requiring veterinary expertise) may create finicky eaters, so can unwise behavioral practices. We’ll review several common mistakes and provide alternatives.


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Kathy Sdao is an applied animal behaviorist. She has been a full-time animal trainer for more than thirty years, first with marine mammals and now with dogs and their people. At the University of Hawaii, she received a master’s degree as part of a research team which trained dolphins to solve complex cognitive puzzles. She was then hired by the United States Navy to train dolphins for open-ocean tasks. Next, Kathy worked as a marine-mammal trainer at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma Washington. After leaving the zoo world, Kathy and a colleague created Tacoma’s first dog-daycare facility where Kathy began teaching clicker-training classes.

Since 1998, Kathy has owned Bright Spot Dog Training. Services include consulting with families about their challenging dogs, teaching private lessons, and mentoring professional trainers who want to maximize the power of positive-reinforcement training. Kathy is proud to be an original faculty member for Karen Pryor’s ClickerExpos and has taught at thirty-six of these popular conferences. Kathy also has traveled extensively across the United States, Canada and Europe, and to Australia, Israel, Japan and Mexico, educating students about the science of animal training. In 2012, she published her first book, Plenty in Life Is Free: Reflections on Dogs, Training and Finding Grace.

The Truth about Wolves & Dogs

The Truth about Wolves & Dogs – Dispelling the Myths of Dog Training

presented by Toni Shelbourne

 

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About the Presenter

Toni Shelbourne

Canine Behaviour Practitioner, Tellington TTouch Practitioner, Real Dog Yoga Instructor & Author.

Toni has worked with dogs and wild canids since the late 1980’s; during a long and successful career with the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association she quickly progressed from kennel staff to supervisor and then to staff training. In 1997 she studied under Linda Tellington-Jones and other top Tellington TTouch Instructors, becoming one of the first pupils to qualify as a Companion Animal Practitioner in the UK. In 2000 she left GDBA to pursue her passion for the Tellington TTouch Method and is now one of the highest qualified practitioners in the UK.
In 2001, Toni joined the UK Wolf Conservation Trust, where she went on to become a Senior Wolf Handler and Education Officer for the organisation. Through observing the wolves at close quarters, Toni developed a unique insight into their behaviour which led her to question the prevailing popular ideas about the alpha theory in dogs – ideas which often came into direct conflict with her own knowledge and observations gained at first-hand.
Toni has contributed numerous features to national dog magazines, rescue society newsletters and website blogs and made many appearances on TV and radio. Her first book, The Truth about Wolves & Dogs, was published in 2012, and her second, Among the Wolves: Memoirs of a Wolf Handler, in 2015. Karen Bush and Toni now co-author a series of books called HELP! My Dog…., These mini help books include subjects like car travel, canine compulsive disorder and noise phobia, with many more books planned.
In 2015 Toni studied with Jo-Rosie Haffenden to become a Real Dog Yoga Instructor and in 2017 she updated her skills in behaviour with a qualification from the International School of Canine Psychology & Behaviour with whom she is also an affiliate.
As well as working privately with clients, Toni runs workshops, seminars, gives talks, webinars and demos in Tellington TTouch and Real Dog Yoga. She lives with her husband and rescue dog Mr P in Berkshire, England.

 

Essential oils: a new way to deal with behavioral problems?

presented by
Dr Stefania Uccheddu.
Sunday 28th October 2018, 19:00 – 20:00 hours (GMT)

  • Aromatherapy is the use of concentrated essential oils to treat various diseases.
  • Some of these essential oils are currently used in human medicine in the management of chronic pain, depression, anxiety, some cognitive disorders, insomnia, and stress related disorders.
  • Research shows the effectiveness of using essential oils such as lavender and chamomile in improving animal welfare.
  • As well as other types of environmental and social enrichment, the use of the appropriate olfactory stimulation with essential oils seems a promising aid in preventing or reducing stress and in behavioural management in dogs. It may become part of the routine management for veterinarians.
  • During the webinar, we are going to explore the use of essential oils in behavioural medicine with a scientific but also practical point of view .


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Stefania Uccheddu, DVM, PhD