Calling all bully breed lovers, or those that want to learn more about dogs with a ‘pit bull’ label. This free webinar hosted by the Association of Pet Dog Trainers is taking place online today October 30, 2012. The target audience is for beginning, intermediate or advanced trainers and non-trainers alike. Take advantage of this free educational opportunity.
Webinar: All About Bully Breeds
Register online at: https://www.apdt.com/education/webinars/default.aspx#
Host: Association of Pet Dog Trainers
Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Time: 3 – 4:30 PM EDT
Cost: FREE In celebration of Adopt a Dog Month, this webinar is free compliments of PetFinder.com
In this presentation we will discuss dogs labeled as “pit bulls” or Bully breeds in our shelters. Common behavior complaints from shelter staff and volunteers around the country will be addressed along with modification protocols. Physical ailments seen in these sheltered dogs will also be addressed. In celebration of Adopt-A-Dog-Month, this webinar is presented for free by Petfinder.com. Animal Farm Foundation has also generously donated their time and expertise as speakers.
- History of the dogs
- Physical features and reasons behind them
- Common health problems
- Common behavior problems
- Any special considerations (nutrition, veterinary, exercise, etc.)
- What a good owner should look like
- Suggestions for increasing adoptions
- Resources to learn more
About the presenter
Bernice Clifford, CPDT is the Behavior and Training Coordinator for Animal Farm Foundation, Inc, a not-for profit organization dedicated to to securing equal treatment and opportunity for “pit bull” dogs. She also runs her own private Behavior and Training Practice. Clifford believes every dog is an individual. With that in mind, programs are designed for all dogs based on their individual needs. Dogs trained at Animal Farm Foundation go on to be assistance dogs for people with disabilities, certified therapy dogs, law dogs, obedience and sports competitors, and well behaved family pets. Clifford and her team provide a life time of follow up training and support to all of their dogs and their people.
Please note! Due to hurricane Sandy, this webinar MAY be rescheduled in the chance that the Animal Farm Foundation is impacted – in which case you will be notified if registered for this webinar.