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October 21, 2017 - Canine Behaviour Assessment (NSW)

This one-day intensive workshop is for people who want training in conducting Canine Behaviour Assessments and Temperament Testing. It is designed to provide an overview on the processes involved in conducting a behaviour assessment. The course does NOT attempt to qualify students to conduct Temperament Tests for Restricted Breeds for councils nor assessing for Dangerous Dog Orders. 

Your presenter is Rosalie Horton, BAnSc Behaviour, Senior Animal Behaviourist with Animal Welfare League NSW. Rosalie is a fully qualified animal scientist, behaviourist, vet nurse, animal trainer and zookeeper. 
Pre-requisites: Introduction to Canine Behaviour (28482) and Advanced Canine Behaviour (28483)

When: Saturday 21 October 2017, 10am – 4pm

Where: Richmond TAFE, cnr of Blacktown Rd and Campus Drive, Richmond, NSW.

Cost: $165 (10% off for PIAA and Pets Australia members)

For details and to enrol, visit www.wsi.tafensw.edu.au


October 21, 2017 - Dog Bite Prevention Seminar (WA)

Presented by Dr Nicole Lobry de Bruyn who has been in veterinary practice for 30 years and member of the ANZCVS in Veterinary Behaviour (2015).

Dr Nicole Lobry de Bruyn will talk on positive force free training methods and strategies to prevent dog bites amongst children. If you are a parent, a new dog or puppy owner then this is for you. New puppy owners will also learn about bite inhibition to set your puppy up for success down the track.

This event is hosted by Bikers on HOGS for DOGS to promote responsible dog ownership and awareness within the community to help reduce the incidence of rising dog related bites. All funds raised will go to Dogs Behind Bars Rescue.

When: October 21, 2017 - more details to come.

Location: To be confirmed. Ticket sales only. 

For more details, please visit the Event's Facebook Page

October 27-29, 2017 - APDT National Conference (SA)

The APDT 2017 Conference will be held from Friday 27th - Sunday 29th October 2017 at the Stamford Grande Adelaide Hotel located at Glenelg Beach, Adelaide, SA.

With a line-up of Australian and international presenters: Risë Van Fleet, Susan Friedman, Peta Clarke, Alexis Davidson, Veronica Boutelle, Nic Bishop.

There is also an optional workshop on Thursday 26th October (1:00pm - 4:30pm) presented by Risë Van Fleet.

For more details, please visit apdt.conferenceworks.com.au/

Oct 28, 2017 - PetAware Aussie Pet First Aid / CPR Workshop (Sydney)

This is the perfect course for pet owners, trainee vets and vet nurses or anyone who wants to gain practical hands-on skills in handling and caring for pet dogs and cats. This practical session is delivered in one day to a small group. You will receive a special display Certificate upon completion of this course (may also count towards to CPD / CVE points). 
Date / Day
Time
Location

October 28 (Sat.)
 10:00-13:00
MCC – Eastwood

October 29, 2017 - Enhancing Behaviour & Training through Holistic Practices (VIC)

Doggiedom’s Canine Wellness Practitioner and qualified dog trainer Kerri Bradley will present a half day seminar on how you can enhance dog training and behaviour management by applying a more holistic approach to your dog’s care.

Kerri will cover some of the major influences rarely considered in dog training and behaviour management, including the importance of diet and gut health, physical wellbeing and recognising the impacts of emotional states of both handler and dog.

When: Sunday 29th October, from 1:00pm until 4:00pm


Where: Hairy Hounds Playground, 12 Bentley Street, Williamstown, VIC


Cost: $40 at www.chewsaustralia.com.au

October 29, 2017 - Natural Therapies for Animals: Hydrotherapy (NSW)

Hydrotherapy is effective for improving strength, range of motion, agility and psychological wellbeing. It also assists in reducing pain. Discover why it is so good for dogs to swim, whether it is for recuperation from injury or operation, an exercise program to lose weight, to improve their cardio-vascular fitness, or to swim purely for leisure and enjoyment.

Almost every muscle of the anatomy is exercised without impact to joints and bones. Bring your dog along for this fun, practical, hands-on class. With qualifications from the National College of Traditional Medicine, your teacher will show you how to keep your pets healthy – by keeping it natural.

When: Sunday 29 October 2017, 9.30am – 4pm


Where: Londonderry Hydrotherapy Centre, 388 The Driftway, Londonderry (near Richmond NSW)

Cost: $180 (10% off for members of PIAA and Pets Australia)

For details and to enrol, visit www.wsi.tafensw.edu.au

from October 31, 2017 - K9 NoseWork Classes (NSW)
The activity of K9 Nose Work is designed to be accessible to any dog, including dogs that are unable to enjoy other dog activities due to age, physical limitations, lack of obedience, fear or reactivity issues. If your dog has a nose, you’ve got a K9 Nose Work® dog!

Introduction to Odour, Odour 2 & 3, Beginners to Intermediate Classes etc.

Where: Classes to be held in Castle Hill or North Rocks, NSW

For the full schedule, please visit www.k9nosetime.com


November 11 - PetAware Your New Pet – The New Owner’s User Guide (Sydney)
This is the perfect course for pet owners, trainee vets and vet nurses or indeed anyone who wants to gain practical hands-on skills in handling and caring for pet dogs and cats. 

This practical session is delivered in one-day to a small group. You will receive a special display Certificate at the completion of this course. This course may also count towards CPD / CVE  points. 
Date / Day
Time
Location

Nov 11 (Sat.)
 10:00-13:00
NCC - Penrith
 Cost: $120* (Family of 4) or $99 (individual enrolment)
* This is especially aimed at allowing all the family to attend and learn how to best care for your new family pet.

For more details, please visit www.animalcareacademy.com.au

18 November 2017, Behaviour Modification & Rehab in Dogs and Cats (Sydney)

This one-day intensive workshop introduces students to the field of domestic animal behaviour modification. The workshop demonstrates the techniques used by behaviourists and trainers to address common behavioural issues. This course demonstrates only those positive reinforcement techniques endorsed by the Association of Animal Behaviour Professionals.

Topics covered include: Principles of Behaviour Modification techniques; Learning Theory; Process for Rehabilitation; Classical Conditioning; Systematic Desensitisation

Your Presenter is Rosalie Horton BAnSc (Behaviour), Senior Animal Behaviourist with Animal Welfare League NSW.

When: Saturday 18 November 2017, 10am – 4pm


Where: Richmond TAFE, cnr of Blacktown Rd and Campus Drive, Richmond, NSW.

Pre-requisites: Students are encouraged to complete the Introduction to Canine Behaviour/ Canine Behaviour seminars prior to attending. 

Cost: $165 
(10% off for members of PIAA and Pets Australia)


For more details and to enrol, visit www.wsi.tafensw.edu.au

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