Continuing Education

2016

  • Fear Free Veterinary Visits -one day seminar
  • Treating Separation Anxiety - 3 pt webinar with Malena DeMartini
  • Clicker Expo, January - various presenters

2015

  • Puppy Start Right for Instructors course - graduate (April)
  • Anders Hallgren seminar - Stress and Other Causes of Behavior Problems
  • Clicker Expo, January - various presenters, focused on teamwork with other organizations

2014

  • Susan Freidman, BehaviorWorks: Living and Learning with Animals (Sept-Nov)
  • Karen Pryor Academy: Shelter Training & Enrichment (Sept )
  • TAGTeach Primary Certification Class (April 5-6)
  • Ian Dunbar - Mastering the Growlies, Reliability & Games, and 2 hour behavior discussion (March 14-16)
  • Clicker Expo, Long Beach - various presenters, focused on Behavior issues (January)

2013

  • Karen Pryor Academy Dog Trainer's Course (6 months); graduated 10/15/2013

2012

  • Clicker Expo, January 29 (Michele Poilot, Ken Rameriz)
  • Beginning Draft Cart seminar (Newfoundland Club), February 4
  • Lori Drouin seminar, April 14-15
  • Catherine Zinsky seminar, April 21-22
  • Michelle Pouilot seminar, May 5-6
  • Jane Killon seminar, "When Pigs Fly Fundamentals", June 30
  • Hannan Branigan, "FUNdamentals", Sept 8-9
  • Julie Flanery, "Rally Freestyle Elements", Sept 22-23 & Nov 3-4
  • Freestyle Elements Instructor & Judge's seminar, Dec 1-2

2011

  • Michelle Pouilot, "From Platforms to Performance", April 9-10
  • Laura Romanik, June 4-5
  • Ken Rameriz, Oct 22-23
  • Debbie Jacobs, "Fearful Dog" seminar, Nov 5

Seminars attended through the years:

  • John Rogerson - Training the Competition Performance Dog (2005)
  • John Rogerson - Puppies and their Development, and Building Drive and Motivation in the Performance Dog (2006)
  • Debby Potts & Lauren McCall - T-Touch seminar
  • Suzanne Clothier - Structure & Movement - Your Athletic Dog
  • Christine Zink, DVM- structure
  • Pat Hastings - Puppy Puzzle, Structure & Movement - throughout the years
  • Denise Fenzi -Building and Using Drive and Motivation, and Competition Obedience (2008)
  • Sue Ailsby (2000) & Corally Burmaster - clicker training (2001).