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Defensive Handling with Aggressive Dogs

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This course will be available to view as many times as you like for 60 days from your date of purchase.

IAABC Members: This webinar is available for FREE in your member accounts.

Presenters: Michael Shikashio, CDBC and Trish McMillan, MSc, CDBC, CPDT-KA

  • Maximize safety for trainers, behavior consultants, and shelter staff
  • Safely work with dogs with a history of aggressive behavior
  • Maximize safety for you, your client and your client dog

Do you work with dogs who have a history of aggression or have an interest in maximizing safety in aggression cases? Presented by Trish McMillan, MSc, CPDT-KA, CDBC and Michael Shikashio CDBC, "Safety and Defensive Handling with Aggressive Dogs" details the precautions that maximize safety for trainers, behavior consultants, and shelter staff. How to safely work with dogs with a history of aggressive behavior using proactive planning, defensive handling techniques, and leash handling skills are highlights of this webinar. Essential to anyone working with aggressive dogs, the effective use of various tools, recognizing the precursors for aggressive behavior, as well as how to safely break up a dog fight are also featured.

Defensive Handling is a one-hour self-study course that you can complete at any time. The course consists of a one-hour video module and a short quiz.

CEUS: 1 CEU for IAABC, KPA and CCPDT

Cost: $20

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  • Courses cannot be refunded once purchased.

Duration: Approximately one hour presentation plus additional quiz (for CEUs)

Technical Information: The Defensive Handling course is for use on desktop and laptop PCs and Macintosh computers. It will not work on tablets or smart phones.

Presenter Information:

Michael Shikashio, CDBCMichael Shikashio, CDBC Michael Shikashio, CDBC, is the past president of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC), and provides private consultations working exclusively with dog aggression cases through his business Complete Canines LLC. Michael is fully certified through the IAABC and is a full member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT). He also offers mentoring and training to other professionals.

Michael is sought after for his expert opinion by numerous media outlets, including the New York Times, New York Post, Baltimore Sun, WebMD, Women’s Health Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, The Chronicle of the Dog, and Steve Dale’s Pet World.

He is a featured speaker on the topic of canine aggression at conferences and seminars around the world, and he currently teaches “Aggression Cases: A to Z” through The Dog Trainers Connection and the “Aggression in Dogs Mentorship” through the IAABC.

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This course will be available to view as many times as you like for 60 days from your date of purchase.

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