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Successful Dog Adoption Placement in Families with Kids with Michelle Stern

Successful Dog Adoption Placement in Families with Kids with Michelle Stern


May 31, 2024 - June 1, 2027    
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm (ET)


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Event Type

Webinar Description

Join Michelle for this webinar where attendees will learn more about how best to place rescue/shelter/breeder dogs into families with children.
We will discuss some of the challenges for parents raising dogs and kids together. We will focus on decompression, safety, and management for new adopters. During the webinar, we will also discuss what to look for when it comes to matching dogs with families, red flags, and conversation prompts to guide families during the adoption/placement process.


Learning Objectives

  • Attendees will learn about the challenges of placing dogs with families who have children.
  • The canine body language to look for during the meet & greet phase.
  • How shelter and rescue staff can implement a strategy to help families pick a suitable dog making adoptions more successful in families with kids


Your Presenter – Michelle Stern

Michelle Stern, founder of Pooch Parenting, is a certified professional dog trainer (CPDT-KA), dog behavior consultant, Certified Family Dog Mediator, mom, and credentialed teacher. She specializes in working with families expecting babies and those who already have children and dogs of all ages and developmental stages.

Michelle hosts two popular podcasts – the Pooch Parenting Podcast and the Parenting Kids and Dogs 101 limited series. Michelle has been featured on NBC television and print, Minnesota Public Radio, has written for CNN, and has been a guest on over 20 podcasts and in several online educational summits. Michelle offers online classes, private consults, a support club for parents with dogs, and a coaching collective for other dog professionals.

You can learn more about Michelle and her services at: and @PoochParenting on FB/IG.


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