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Using the Art and Science of Behavior to Enrich Your Relationship with Animals
Date Saturday February 05
Time 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
House Rabbit Society 148 Broadway, Richmond, CA (510) 970-7575
Event Type Class/Workshop

Solve behavioral problems.

Enrich your pet's life.

This 8-hour class is designed for caregivers of any species of animal–large or small, mammal, bird, reptile or fish. Through a combination of lecture, video, in-class problem-solving exercises, and games, you will learn:
  • the principals of behavior and how all animals learn
  • how to develop strategies for changing animal behavior and preventing future unwanted behavior
  • the basics of positive, effective, and enriching training techniques that can be used with any species of animal

After completing the class, you will be able to

  • see how the universal principals of learning apply to your animals and yourself
  • understand the role animal caregivers have in the development of behaviors in their pets
  • observe more accurately your animal's and your own behavior
  • develop strategies to set up the environment for success
  • understand the basic process of behavior modification
  • understand the pros and cons of various training strategies
  • start using skills to effectively train animals in your home
Class taught by Dr. Susan Brown, DVM

by phone: (510) 970-7575
Saturday class: $50

There will be a free workshop on Sunday for volunteers willing to commit to 60 hours volunteer time at the Rabbit Center. Email for more information.
Added to the calendar on Sunday Jan 16th, 2011 7:34 PM

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