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    Anxious Dogs

    2 day Seminar
    Sheila Harper B Ed, BA with Winny Boerman B.App.Sc
    coming in 2017
    Venue :
    9.30am (registration) to 5pm each day

    Target audience: anyone from pet owner to professional who wants to understand an anxious dog and help him.

    It is extremely important to understand the reasons and the different factors as to why your dog may be fearful or anxious, without this knowledge you will be unable to make a real difference when it comes to help.

    Also important are the very first, subtle signs of a dog who could have fear, because fear can affect the entire life of a dog, and if not handled sensitively, serious chronic health and behavioral problems may result.

    Learn strategies on this course so that both you and your dog can live a more balanced life and a less scary one
    Learn more about behavior is impacted by fears or phobias.

    The following topics will be covered:
    •causes and effects on health and well-being
    •prevention and management
    •needs of dogs and humans
    •the emotional aspect
    •the importance of having a trusting relationship with your dog

    This seminar is mainly theory based but is illustrated through the use of case studies

    If you would like to book this course please contsct -

    Susi Lehr and Judith Utner
    Kanonierweg 2
    Contact phone : +43 (0) 650 73 13 588.
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