Free Recorded Webinars


Basic Jargon: Learning Theory

Presenter: Kenneth Martin, DVM, Dipl. ACVB

This webinar explores not only the basic principles of learning, but also how learning, motivation, and genetics can effect behavior modification success. Click play on the video to begin watching now. Original live broadcast date was July 21, 2014.


Feline Development & Communication

Presenter: Debbie Martin, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP, LVT, VTS (Behavior)

This webinar will explore feline development, social behavior, and communication. Original live broadcast date was November 18, 2014.


Home Alone: Separation Anxiety

Presenter: Debbie Martin, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP, LVT, VTS (Behavior)

This webinar will review causes of separation distress and prevention and training recommendations. Original live broadcast date was June 9, 2014.


Learning to Listen: Canine Language

Presenter: Julie Shaw, KPA CTP, RVT, VTS (Behavior)

Many animal professionals and pet owners place dogs in uncomfortable situations simply because they do not know the animal IS uncomfortable. This webinar will describe through video and lecture the intricacies of canine language. By understanding what the animal is saying we can begin to change our behavior as needed to make the animal more comfortable. Original broadcast date 4/20/2015.


My Dog is Stubborn! Or is he?

Presenter: Julie Shaw, KPA CTP, RVT, VTS (Behavior)

Is your dog stubborn or could it be something else? This webinar looks at scientific explanations for the proverbial "stubborn" dog. Original live broadcast date was September 29, 2014.


STARR

Presenter: Kenneth Martin, DVM, DACVB

Aggression directed towards unfamiliar dogs and people is a common cause for relinquishment or euthanasia. The focus on this webinar is to understand the what "reactivity" encompasses, how it effects welfare, and a systematic approach to training and behavior modification for addressing reactivity issues. Original live broadcast date was January 5, 2015.


Strategies for Effective Socialization

Presenter: Kenneth Martin, DVM, DACVB

Socialization is not just about exposure to novelty, it is about providing positive experiences. Over the years, the importance of early experience has been recognized by professionals and that has been a huge first step. It is maybe even more important to recognize that socialization needs to be a pleasant experience for the dog. Negative experiences can have a profound detrimental impact on the psychological well-being of the dog.  Learn how to make exposure fun and rewarding for dogs and how to avoid some common pitfalls. Original broadcast was August 10, 2015.


Thunderstorm and Noise Phobia

Presenter: Kenneth Martin, DVM, DACVB

This webinar will evaluate the prevalence, clinical signs, diagnosis, and comorbid diagnoses and the treatment for thunderstorm and noise phobias. The focus will be on environmental modification, behavior modification, pharmacological, and alternative treatment modalities.  Original broadcast was January 4, 2016.