22 Apr (Postponed TBD) Seminar: All about Anxiety
Anxiety is a normal behavior that occurs in most animals, however, it becomes problematic, especially among companion pets, when it escalates to harmful degrees of severity, intensity, or frequency.
Understanding anxiety can be very confusing and overwhelming. It looks like fear or stress, but there are differences. It occurs in this situation but not that. Your vet says this, your trainer says that. A Google search results in conflicting information like: comforting anxiety makes it better, comforting anxiety makes it worse, anxious pets are not being vindictive, problem pets need discipline. Your neighbor wants you to try this oil, your coworker gives you that blog, and on and on. It can be enough to drive anyone crazy – which is why this event was created.
In this daylong event, learn from three different behavior professionals who regularly and successfully work with pets’ anxiety in a variety of circumstances. This event will cover a variety of anxiety related content such as separation anxiety, adopting anxious dogs, inter-dog related anxiety, and more.
Attendees can expect to better understand anxiety as a whole, learn how it develops, and discover ways to help pets finally get some relief.
Warwick, Rhode Island
April 18th, 2020 (due to the current COVID19 situation it has been postponed TBD)
Katenna Jones, ScM, ACAAB, CCBC, CDBC, CPDT-KA
Erika Lessa, dip.CBST, CDBT, CDBC, CPDT-KA
Dr. Moira Hechenleitner, DVM, CSAT