You Had Me at Sniff: Understanding Dog-Dog Interactions
Dog-to-dog interactions are difficult to master. Because we don’t speak Dog, and dogs don’t speak English, we are stuck with interpreting what we see... and sometimes, we are wrong. It can be hard to know what to do. But we want to get it right.
We all have the same questions and worries when two or more dogs are together. Are we being too cautious? Or too careless? Do we just “let them work it out” or try to orchestrate pleasant encounters? When is it okay to put two dogs together? What is play and what is not play? What is a suitable playmate? Do size or age differences matter? Argument or serious fight?
Practical information and techniques will be discussed (and demonstrated as possible), including:
For those involved in rescue, fostering dogs can create additional stresses on your permanent canine family. Special considerations and practical tips for meeting the unique needs of fosters will be addressed.
This seminar is packed full of practical information, effective techniques and hard won experience. "Promoting healthy relationships & humane training through a holistic approach to the dog - body, mind & soul."
CEU's: IAABC - 12 CCPDT - Trainers 4 and Behavior Consultants 3