Renowned dog expert Trish King, CPDT, CDBC brings her Academy of Dog Behavior to Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV).
As a Certified Professional Dog Trainer; Certified Dog Behavior Consultant and dog addict since she was a teen, Trish King has managed to combine her love of dogs with her respect and affection for people. Her goal is always to enrich the lives of both, through the humane and thoughtful use of relationship work, environmental management and training.
The Academy of Dog Behavior is a truly unique and insightful experience for those who are interested in becoming professionals in the dog world and those who just want to learn more about dogs.
Academy Level 1, starting February 14 is open for registration. This is a fundamentals course. You will learn practical information delivered in a relaxed but engaging atmosphere. Classes include lecture, video, and demonstrations with dogs. Student’s dogs are welcome to attend most classes.
The syllabus includes the basics of:
• Canine ethology
• Social theory
• Body language
• Behavior evaluating basics
• Safe handling
• Learning theory
• Equipment usage
• Training exercises
• Behavior problems
• Behavior modification techniques
Questions? Contact the Training & Pet Services Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or (408) 262-2133 x352.