Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training

Presented by Michael Shikashio and Trish McMillan Loehr
Saturday, April 28–Sunday, April 29, 2018 | 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60654

Workshop Overview:

On Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29, 2018, Michael Shikashio, CDBC and Trish McMillan Loehr, CPDT-KA, ACCBC, CDBC will present a two-day workshop on safety, defensive handling, and the most effective behavior modification techniques to use with aggressive dogs.

Attendees will learn the skills needed before working with aggressive dogs, gain hands-on experience in defensive handling and leash skills, and see videos of behavior modification in aggression cases.

  • Are you currently working with aggressive dogs or have an interest in learning more about how to safely work with aggressive dogs?
  • Would you like to learn hands-on defensive handling skills?
  • Do you want to add more to your toolbox in modifying behavior in aggressive dogs?

This workshop is open to all trainers, behavior consultants, veterinarians, shelter staff, or anyone interested in learning more about dog aggression and how to stay safe.

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Early Bird, before March 1, 2018

  • Individual –  $250
  • Group Rate – $225

Registration after February 28, 2018

  • Individual – $275
  • Group Rate – $248

*Group rate available for groups of four or more individuals registering together.

Workshop costs include breakfast (pastries, coffee and tea) and bottled water. Single day registration is not available as each day’s topics relate to one another. For more information, contact

Continuing Education:

  • CCPDT –13.5 CEUs for trainers and 3 CEUs for CBCCs.
  • IAABC – 17 CEU’s

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