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It’s Not Just About Training with Shannon Riley

  • Thursday, June 15, 2023
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • GoToWebinar


  • A discounted registration for a member of Doggone Safe.
  • A member of Pet Professional Guild International Chapter Registration: The registration code can be found in your member's area on the PPG website.
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  • Public Registration


It's NoT Just About The Training 

with Shannon Riley

CEUs: PPAB 1, CCPDT 1, KPA 1, PMCT 1& IAABC  pending

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We can’t force a dog to change but if we change our behavior, the dog’s behavior can change! This Webinar is for everyone; pet professional or pet parents. Come and learn about a selection of other tools such as non violent communication, filling in the emotional gap and more . In this webinar Shannon will explore a variety of topics leaving plenty of time for questions and answers.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Meeting our dog’s needs (Nonviolent Communication – Marshall Rosenberg)
  2. Filling the emotional bank account/ trust account (Gottman Institute-relationship specialist)
  3. 12 step programs (Al Anon, AA, NA, OA, etc.)
  4. Realistic expectations to prevent resentments
  5. The importance of consistency and repetition
  6. Helping clients make realistic goals

    About Your Presenter - Shannon Riley

    Shannon Riley is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Registered Veterinary Technician, Wellness Coach, and Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner. Shannon has been a pet lover all her life and a dog trainer for over 20 years. She has spent her life observing, caring for and training animals of all kinds. She has worked in the Bird Department at Marine World Africa USA, and worked as a handler and trainer for an African Serval Cat at Safari West, a private zoo in Santa Rosa, California. She has participated in behavior studies including observations of bald eagles and addax antelope through the San Francisco Zoo and Safari West.

    Her education includes a Biology Degree, specializing in Zoology from Sonoma State. She is a Registered Veterinary Technician, a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner and a member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. Shannon has also spoken at the Annual APDT (Association of Professional Dog Trainers) conferences and covered topics such as "Compassion Fatigue" and "What Is Your Dog's Currency?" In 2021, she spoke at Pet Professional Guilds Geek Week.

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