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2019 Delta Institute Dog Behaviour Conference - Feb 16 &17

Take the Lead: Exploring the Relevance of Dog Emotional Health in Training ...

The Delta Institute will be hosting their 2019 Delta Institute Dog Behaviour Conference 'Take the Lead: Exploring the Relevance of Dog Emotional Health in Training' on Sat 16 - Sun 17 February 2019. The topic will be focused on emotional health and wellbeing in the training of canine companions. 

Dr Sarah Heath - a specialist in behavioural medicine from the United Kingdom - will speak exclusively for the Delta Institute and will engage with all attendees of the conference.

This conference is specially tailored to trainers, vets and vet nurses, rescue and shelter workers, and anyone involved in the pet industry who understands the importance of emotional health in animals.

Experienced dog owners who would like to know how understanding dog emotional health can help them take their training to the next level will also find the conference engaging and helpful in creating a healthy and stimulating training environment for their canine companions.

Topics covered will include:

Emotional Motivational Systems and How to Improve Canine Learning
● The Role of the Trainer in Geriatric Care - How to Improve Quality of Life for the Geriatric Dog
● The Importance of Emotional Relaxation and How It Differs from Physical Stillness
Rehabilitation Training and Emotional and Physical Health in Animals
● The Effects of Emotional Illness on Behavioural Responses
● The Benefit of Teamwork between Veterinary Behaviourists and Rehabilitation Trainers
Dogs, Cats, and Kids - Positives and Potential Problems and Household Management

When: Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th February 2019.

Where: Mercure Sydney International Hotel22 Levey St, Wolli Creek, NSW, 2205.
Located close to Sydney Airport and public transport. Attendees can attend for one day or be part of the full two-day program. 

Cost: $695 (from 1.1.2019)

Well understood emotional health contributes to the overall well-being of dogs and plays a significant part in the bond between humans and dogs. 
For further information and the detailed program, please visit

About Delta Institute 

Delta Institute is the accrediting body for positive reward based trainers who have undertaken the national accredited training course conducted by the institute. The Institute's role is to provide support, recognition and accreditation as well as ongoing education and peer support for graduates of our course.

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