Agenda

Agenda: April 28, 2018 | 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Dog-to-Human Aggression

**Presentation includes hands-on practice of defensive handling and leash skills

  • Understand the ramifications of dog bites
  • What to know before taking aggression cases
  • Canine body language including precursors to aggression
  • What to do BEFORE meeting with a client
  • Additional safety measures to have in place
  • Safety and management equipment
  • How to take dogs in and out of kennels safely
  • Initial greetings in aggression cases with video examples
  • Defensive handling and leash skills including leash locks, muzzle wraps, back ties, accordion leash holds, and more
  • What to do if attacked by a dog
  • Presentation of case studies with video of dog to human aggression and how to choose appropriate tools and techniques

April 29, 2018 | 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Dog-to-Dog Aggression

**Presentation includes hands-on practice of defensive handling and leash skills

  • Dog-to-dog interactions with video examples
  • Canine body language in dog-to-dog interactions including precursors to aggression
  • How to introduce dogs to each other in shelter and home environments
  • How to break up a dogfight
  • “Slash and dash” fight
  • “Gripping” fight
  • Leash handling skills when working dog-to-dog cases
  • Shelter dog playgroups
  • What to do with off-leash dogs that approach the dog you’re handling
  • Presentation of case studies with video of dog to dog aggression and how to choose appropriate tools and techniques
  • Presentation of dog-dog aggression case in shelter environment

There will be no live dog demos.

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