Continual Professional Development

2021

April

  • Dog Behaviour Conference. 3 day online conference with speakers including Alexandra Horowitz, Clive Wynne, Sarah Fisher, Michael Shikashio, Sarah Heath, Victoria Stilwell, Joshua Leeds, Andrew Hale, Dr. Kathy Murphy, Lisa Waggoner, Irith Bloom, Lisa Radosta, Ádám Miklósi, Claudia Fugazza.

March

  • Dogs and Carbs: It's Complicated! Webinar presented by Linda P. Case.

February

  • Fireworks: Psychoactive Medications. Webinar presented by Dr Julie Ashton.
  • Psychological Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress in Dogs. Webinar presented by Dr Frank McMillian.

January

  • Crossing the Anxiety Barrier: Navigating the mental health issues of the pet owner. Webinar presented by Lori DeLeo.
  • ‘Popping the Bubble’ – Understanding when dogs are interacting within their social bubble.  Short presentation by Sarah Whitehead.
  • Adolescence in Dogs: From Brain to Behaviour.  Webinar presented by Dr Naomi Harvey.


2020

December

  • 'But My Dogs Not Food motivated’. Webinar presented by Kathy Sdao.

October

  • Virtual Cat Conference October 2020. Speakers include: Celia Haddon, Lauren Finka, Mikel Delagado and Emma Hatton.

September

  • Animal Consent and Wellbeing in ‘Animal Assisted Interventions’. 29th international Society for Anthrozology (ISAZ). 1 day.

August

  • Cognitive Bias and Fad susceptibility.  Webinar presented by Jean Donaldson.

July

  • Introduction to psychopharmacology Part 2: Using psychoactive medication in cats and dogs with behaviour problems. Webinar presented by Caroline Warnes.

June

  • Introduction to psychopharmacology Part 1: Using psychoactive medication in cats and dogs with behaviour problems. Webinar presented by Caroline Warnes.

May

  • From Principles to Practice.  APBC Annual Conference (virtual). Presented by Gwen Bailey, Hannah Donovan, Tom Candy, Anne McBride, Natalie Light, Suzanne Rogers.

April

  • A Dose of Hope: How supplements and medications can help when training isn't enough. Webinar presented by Dr E'Lise Christensen.
  • How to Handle Compassion Fatigue when Working in the Pet industry.  Webinar presented by Lori DeLeo.
  • Dog Law Live.  Two part webinar presented by Trevor Cooper.
  • Raising Wolfdogs - Getting to know the dogs that look like wolves. Webinar presented by Gemma Krzesinska.

March

  • Separation Related Behaviour.  Open Facebook discussion (Q and A's). With Ingrid Haskel.
  • Pain and Behaviour - Canine Arthritis Management. Webinar presented by Sarah Heath.

January

  • Scent Work Solutions for Behaviour Change. Webinar presented by Morag Heirs


2019

December

  • Dog Bites and Bite Inhibition - A New Look at an Old Subject. Webinar Presented by Sarah Whitehead.
  • Leash off.  Game On and Boundary Games. Absolute Dogs Training. Presented by Tom Mitchell and Lauren Langman.

July

  • Feline Signs of Stress.  Webinar. Presented by Dr Kirsty Seksel.

May

  • Helping People to Help Animals and Changing Human Behaviour in Order to Improve the Behaviour and Welfare of Animals.  APBC Annual Conference. 1 day course.

March

  • Helping Resolve Separation Anxiety Syndrome. Webinar. Presented by Ingrid Haskal.


2018

November

  • Gundog Games Intermediate 2 Workshop with Jules Morgan.
  • Impulsivity in the dog -assessment and clinical applications. Webinar presented by Daniel Mills.

October

  • Gundog Trainers Academy Taster Day.  Presented by Helen Philips and Jules Morgan.

July

  • Play Master.  Weekend course.  Presented by Kay Laurence.

May

  • Control Unleashed.  Weekend course.  Presented by Lesley Devitt.

April

  • Gundog Games Foundation Workshop with Jules Morgan.

March

  • Gundog Games Intermediate 1 Workshop with Jules Morgan.


2017

September

  • Gundog Games Foundation Workshop with Jules Morgan.

June

  • Weekend with Kathy Sdao. 2 day course. Presented by Kathy Sdao.  
  • UK College of Scent Dogs training weekend. 2 day course.  Presented by Rob Hewings.
  • New Directions in Training. Presented by Ken Remirez.

April

  • Running a Successful Dog Business. 1 day course. Presented by Veronica Boutelle.

February

  • WOOF! The animal behaviour and training conference. 3 day course, Presented by Alexandra Kurland, Bob Bailey, Chirag Patel, Clive Wynne, Jean Donaldson, Kay Laurence, Kim Monteith, Pam Mackinnon, Sarah Whitehead, Steve Martin, Susan Friedman, Susan M. Schneider, Theresa McKeon.


2016

December

  • Craig Ogilvie Interactive Play course. 1 day. Presented by Craig Ogilvie.

October

  • Practical gun dog workshop - 1 day course.  Presented by Jules Morgan.

July

  • Over threshold: The Changing Definition. Pet Professional Guild Webinar. Presented by Eileen Anderson.

June

  • Behaviour expression of emotion in cats in a domestic settling including differentiation of anxiety-fear, frustration and contentment. APBC Webinar Presented by Sarah Ellis.

May

  • A Painful Reminder - APBC Annual Conference.  Presented by Clare Rusbridge, Sarah Heath, Helen Zulch and Joanne Boddy.  
  • Fixing the Unfixable. 1 day workshop on Separation Anxiety with Melena DeMartini.

April

  • PAWS Family Dog Project. Workshops 1,2 and 3.  Dogs for Good.

January

  • Medication in Behaviour Modification.  APBC Webinar. Presented by Sarah Heath.


2015

November

  • Understanding, Predicting and Changing Behaviour. APBC Webinar. Presented by Dr Susan Friedman.

October

  • Success with Separation Anxiety. APBC Webinar. Presented by Melena DiMartini.

September

  • Multi -cat households, urine marking, over grooming; causes and ways to improve these situations. Webinar presented by Sarah Heath.

June

  • Life Skills for Puppies. 1 day course.  With Helen Zulch.

 April

  • Frustration - some case examples. Webinar presented by David Appleby.


2014

November

  • Pain and Behaviour. APBC Webinar. Presented by Caroline Warnes.     
  • Ultimate Self Control Workshop. 1 day course. With Hannah Wright and Sian Ryan.

October

  • Disentangling Dominance.  APBC Webinar. Presented by John Bradshaw.

September

  • Stress and Behaviour. APBC Webinar. Presented by Caroline Warnes.​
  • Managing The Well-being of Dogs on Restricted Exercise.  APBC Webinar. Presented by Sian Ryan. 
  • Tracking workshop - Foundation Level. 2 day course for companion animal behaviourist. With Pat Tagg.

July

  • TTouch Practitioners Weekend - 2 day course.  Tilley Farm, Bath. With Sarah Fisher.
  • Helping owners manage typical puppy behaviour. APBC Webinar. Presented by Helen Zulch.

May

  • Environmental Enrichment for Exotics. APBC Webinar. Presented by Danielle Middleton-Beck.

March

  • Canine Social Rules. Animal Behaviour Associates Webinar. Presented by Karen London & Camille Ward. 
  • Attention! - APBC Annual Conference. Presenters Helen Zulch, Kendal Shepherd, Pat Tagg and Karen Wild. 
  • Case Study 1 ‘Bitch to Bitch Aggression. APBC Webinar. Presented by David Appleby.

February

  • Thyroid and Behaviour. APBC Webinar. Presented by Caroline Warnes.

January

  • Understanding Punishment. APBC Webinar. Presented by Dr Anne McBride.


2013

November

  • Dog Aggression. APBC Webinar. Presented by Brenda Aloff.  
  • The Internal Life of Non-Human Animals. APBC study day. Presented by Patricia McConnell.

October

  • Signals of Pre-emptive Aggression. Think Dog Webinar. Presented by Sarah Whitehead.

July

  • Introduction to social media for business. APBC Webinar. Presented by Susie Samuel.

June

  • History taking. APBC Webinar. Presented by Karen Wild.

 April

  • The cat owners' contribution in creating and resolving feline behaviour. APBC Webinar. Presented by Francesca Riccomini.


2012

November

  • Nutrition and Behaviour. APBC Webinar. Presented by Rebecca Ledger.

May

  • Beyond Behaviour Therapy Master Class. Presented by Rachel Casey. Alpha Education. One Day. 
  • Neutering is Not so Neutral. Study Day with Nick Thompson. Gwen Bailey Puppy School.

April

  • Prophylaxis and Treatment of Aggression in Cats and Dogs – Advice for the Veterinary Practice Team. CABSTG Annual Study Day.

March

  • Behavioural Medicine Weekend Course for Undergraduate Veterinary Students.  Presenters Sarah Heath, Alison Scott.  Invited speakers, Dr Helen Spence, Greg Glendell and Dr Anne McBride.


2011

November

  • Dog Law. Trevor Cooper. Cooper and Co Solicitors. Half Day.

September

  • TTouch Companion Animal Workshop. 6 day Practitioner Training. Tilley Farm, Bath.

July

  • Puppy Problems Master Class. Presented by Sarah Whitehead, Clever Dog Company. One Day Seminar.

June

  • Behavioural Medicine Weekend Course for Undergraduate Veterinary Students.  Presenters Sarah Heath, Alison Scott and Rosie Bescoby.  Invited speakers, Dr. Helen Spence and Greg Glendell.

March

  • Prophylactic Veterinary Behavioural Medicine – ‘Keeping it in the Family’. CABSTG Annual Study Day.  
  • TTouch Companion Animal Workshop. 6 day Practitioner Training. Tilley Farm, Bath. 
  • Training and Behaviour – the harmonious approach, APBC Annual Conference. 

February

  • Case Study Day – For CCAB. Tutor, David Ryan.


2010

November

  • Toward a new way of thinking about the way dogs learn and training them. Presented by Steven Lindsay, University of Lincoln. Two day seminar.  
  • Observations and Analysis of Two Behaviour Consultations for CCAB Level one - observational. One Day.   

September

  • Dangerous Dogs Act, is it working? & Educational Needs of Dog Owners, Parents and Children, UKRCB 18th Annual Symposium. Presented by Kendal Shepherd. One day seminar.  
  • TTouch Companion Animal Workshop. 6 day Practitioner Training. Tilley Farm, Bath.

July

  • Dogs and Related Canines – from Genes through Behaviour to Society, 2nd Canine Science Forum, Vienna, Austria, Four Day Seminar.

May

  • Behavioural Medicine Weekend Course for Undergraduate Veterinary Students. Presenters Sarah Heath, Alison Scott and Karen Ingram.

April

  • Management of Repetitive Behaviours in Companion Animals & Regulation of Dog Trainers & Behaviourists in the UK, CABSTG Annual Study Day.

March

  • TTouch Companion Animal Workshop. 6 day Practitioner Training. Tilley Farm, Bath.  
  • Aggression – It’s An Emotional Thing. APBC Annual Conference. 


2009

October

  • 7th International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting. Edinburgh, UK. Four day seminar.

September

  • A Look at Pack Interaction – UKRCB 17th Annual Symposium, with David Montgomery and Alexandra Semyonova. One day seminar.

June

  • Pain Management and Behavioural Implications of Pain. Presented by Sarah Heath and Dr. Isabelle Iff. One day seminar.

 April

  • The Human Dimension in Treating and Managing Companion Animal Behaviour Problems. CABSTG Annual Study Day.


2008

September

  • Constructional Aggression Treatment - UKRCB 16th Annual Symposium. Presented by Kellie Snider. One day seminar followed by a demonstration day.

May

  • 3rd European Conference for Pet Dog Trainers, Gent, Belgium. Three day seminar.

 April

  • Canine Social Learning. Presented by Professor Daniel Mills and Dr. Adam Miklosi. Three day course. 
  • Welfare Considerations in Behavioural Therapy. CABTSG Annual Study Day. 


2007

November

  • Canine Aggression - APBC Conference. Presented by Kendal Shepherd and Claire Hargrave. One day seminar.

July

  • Training Adult Dogs and Puppy Classes and Games. Presented by Dr. Ian Dunbar. Two day seminar.

June

  • Clicker Training and its Application to Behavioural Management. Presented by Helen Zulch and Tricia Hollinshead. One day seminar.  
  • 6th International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting. Riccione, Italy. Four day seminar.
  • Pheromones and Physiology: Exploring their roles in behavioural medicine. Presented by Sarah Heath and Partick Pageat. One day seminar.

April

  • Emotional Homeostasis, Stress the Environment and Behaviour. CABSTG Annual Study Day.

February

  • The importance of Feline Behaviour in Preventing, Managing and Treating Infectious Diseases. Presented by Sarah Heath and Sarah Caney. One Day Seminar.
  • Help! Hyperactive Child and Hyperactive Canine. CABTSG Winter conference.


2006

October

  • Understanding Your Dog. Presented by Turid Rugaas. Two day seminar.  
  • Help! I Can’t Cope! Hyperactive and Shut down Dogs. Presented by Shelia Harper. Two day seminar.

July

  • Darwin’s Dog: The Critical Set: Just Between Dogs. Presented by Jean Donaldson. One day seminar.