Nuisance Barking in Dogs: Welfare Implications of Different Treatment Modalities

Presenter
SARA BENNETT, DVM, MS, DACVB

Wed Jun 8, 2016 8:00 PM (ET)

Do clients ask you for advice on how to deal with dogs who “have too much to say?” Are they in need of some guidance on how to distinguish between real science and the pseudoscience so widely marketed?

This presentation will provide you with the information you need to help clients make humane, effective training choices. Starting with a brief overview of the motivations and diagnoses for barking behavior in dogs Dr Bennett will then briefly discuss different types of learning. and the impact on welfare for each will be described.

During this webinar you will learn:
*               the different normal and abnormal motivations for barking in dogs
*               the concept of learning theory, and the welfare impact different types of learning and operant quadrants can have on behavior
*               how a variety of commercially-available tools to reduce barking work, and the success and side effects of each tool
*               how to address a problem behavior such as barking, and guidelines on how to choose an appropriate trainer team member and training tools

Link to Webinar Details

http://www.hsvma.org/index.php?option=com_mc&view=mc&mcid=72&eventId=492605&orgId=hsvma

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