CEUs: PPAB 1, CCPDT 1, IAABC 1, KPA 1
How can we help dogs that compete over resources, and the resource is the owner? This presentation will focus on restoring harmony between dogs who have a history of conflicts over their owner’s attention. The presenter will review the setups for safety when working these cases, discuss the behavior change strategies that are most effective, and feature videos of these techniques in action.
He will also highlight how stationing behaviors can be incredibly helpful in these scenarios, as well as discuss when to incorporate operant vs. classical conditioning, and vice versa.
• Learn the safety setups to have in place for these cases.
• Review how stationing behaviors can be used for successful outcomes.
• Understand when we would choose to focus on operant behaviors vs. incorporating classical conditioning strategies.
About Your Presenter
Michael Shikashio CDBC
Michael Shikashio CDBC is the past president of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC), and provides private consultations working exclusively with dog aggression cases through his business AggressiveDog.com. He is fully certified through the IAABC and is a full member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT). He also hosts the popular podcast show, The Bitey End of the Dog.
He is sought after for his expert opinion by numerous media outlets, including the New York Times, New York Post, Baltimore Sun, WebMD, Women’s Health Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, SiriusXM Radio, The Chronicle of the Dog, and Steve Dale’s Pet World.
He is also a featured speaker at conferences, universities, and seminars around the world, and offers a variety of workshops, webinars, and online courses on the topic of canine aggression, including the Aggression in Dogs Master Course.