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Clicker Training for Small Pets with Emily Cassell

  • Thursday, January 23, 2014
  • 7:00 PM (EST)
  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  • 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Recorded Member Webinar

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CEUs: PPAB 1, CPDT 1,  IAABC 1,  KPA 1 


Join Emily Cassell for this webinar on clicker training small animals. 

Working with small animals is a fun and challenging experience for any trainer! Working with members of another species can only enhance your ability to work with dogs (or whatever your species of choice is)! Small animals are cute and lovable, but can be difficult to work with due to their frequent, instinctual fear responses. This webinar covers everything from how to properly house and feed your small pet to training advanced husbandry behaviors! While we all know the only way to change our dog's behavior is by changing our own, it is more difficult to determine how a small animal such as a rabbit is reading your body language and actions! Enjoy this learning experience and take lessons from a guinea pig to your next behavior consult with a fearful dog, cat, horse, or bird!


Learning Objectives

An Overview of working with small animals

-Nutrition

-Housing

-Enrichment/Mental Stimulation

-Differences between working with dogs and small pets

-Handling

-Building relationships

-Body language/communication

-Working multiple animals

-Overcoming fear

-Training husbandry and cooperative behaviors

-And more!!


About The Presenter

Emily Cassell graduated from the University of Florida with a BS in Animal Science specializing in Equines and a minor in Agribusiness Management. She is a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator and STAR puppy instructor, as well as the owner of Phins with Fur Animal Training. In addition to being a full member of the PPG, she is also a member of the International Marine Animal Trainer Association and currently works as a zookeeper and educator at Busch Gardens Tampa. She has experience working with various species including manatees, dolphins, pelicans, otters, orangutans, and tigers, as well as domesticated pets such as dogs, cats, horses, birds, rabbits, fish, and rodents.


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