Doggone Safe cofounder Joan Orr will be at Clicker Expo in Chicago on May 18-20.
Of particular interest to humane educators will be the APHE annual conference. This is the only conference we know of with a theme dedicated to humane education. You might also like to consider joining the APHE.
________________________________________________Event: Pet FunfestDate: Feb 12-13Location: Downsview park, Downsview ON
Description: Come to shop, come to play, come to learn about pet adoption and perhaps meet your next pet. Over 70 vendors and animal welfare groups all indoors with a 2,400 sq ft off leash dog play area.Link: http://www.petfunfest.ca/index.htm
________________________________________________Event: Understanding and Solving Canine Behaviour Problems - Presented by Durham CollegeDate: Feb 23Location: Durham College ON, Oshawa Campus
Description: Don’t miss this once-a-year opportunity to join an expert and develop an understanding of how both genetics and the learning process influence the appearance of behaviour problems in dogs. Methods of solving common issues such as aggression and separation anxiety will be examined using audio-visual aids and case studies.Link: Durham college online course registration
________________________________________________Event: Association of Professional Humane Educators Annual ConferenceDate: Feb 24-25Location: Fort Myers FL
Description: Join APHE for two great days packed with amazing presentations and professional networking opportunities.This is the national conference for humane educators.Link: APHE conference registration and info
________________________________________________Event: Clicker ExpoDate: Mar 18-20Location: Chicago IL
Description: Unparalleled interaction between you and our top teachers sets ClickerExpo apart. Fifty insightful sessions, hands-on Learning Labs, lunchtime roundtable discussions, and special dinnertime events give you the most opportunities to learn from the best.Link: Clicker Expo registration and information
________________________________________________Event: Exploring the Dog's Mind - Professional Animal Behavior AssociatesDate: May 13-15Location: University of Guelph, Guelph ON
Description: For twenty-one years PABA has given annual seminars on canine behavior and learning. It has always been our goal to bring to you accredited speakers providing statistically accurate cutting edge information. Each year we attempt to equal or surpass the quality of previous years. Sometimes we succeed, sometimes we are disappointed. This year we are bursting with anticipation!
Dr. Andrew LuescherDr. Jaak PankseppKaren PryorDr. Alexandra HorrowitzDr. Meghan HerronKathy SdaoPat Miller
Our speakers WORLDLY - AWESOME - DAZZLING – FORMIDABLE Don’t miss them!