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    Canine Play Seminar - The Netherlands

    Sheila Harper B Ed, BA with Winny Boerman B.App.Sc
    2-day theoretical seminar
      22nd-23rd April 2017
    Venue: Amstelveen, The Netherlands
    9.30am (registration) - 5pm

    To book please contact:
    Jana Kalenda
    Website: www.dogsandpeople.nl
    Telephone: 06-22085477
    e-mail: jana@dogsandpeople.nl

     

    Target audience: pet owners, aspiring professionals or professionals who want to understand Canine Play Behaviour and what is really going on.

    We all know that dogs enjoy play and that the right type of play leaves them satisfied, mentally stimulated and content but we have all probably seen play that leaves a dog over tired, unable to settle, unable to know when to stop or unable make good choices.

    This course will enable you to look at canine play behaviour in a new light. Through video footage you will learn to truly understand what you are looking at taking into account body language and stress levels.

    You will learn when to intervene, the importance of timing this correctly and the methods of intervention.

     

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