Brief Bio: Mara Velez
Mara Velez is the Executive Director of the Shelter Playgroup Alliance and a Certified Professional Dog Trainer. Prior to co-founding the Shelter Playgroup Alliance, Mara spent over a decade in sheltering, including several years as a behavior and training consultant at Contra Costa Animal Services, an open-admission county shelter, where she collaboratively designed, developed, and implemented behavior program structures, including a robust volunteer training program, a behavior evaluation, and canine enrichment and playgroup guidelines. Mara holds bachelor's and master's degrees in psychology and completed all of the course work for a doctorate in education.
ALL WELCOME to join a 90 minute presentation and discussion re: LIMA
Oct 28, 2021 11:00 AM CTLeast Intrusive, Minimally Aversive behavior principlesRegister: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrf-ytrzwqH9KGvJ5S3iuOCSFGLEFM5cJKw/ Mara Velez, Executive Director of the Shelter Playgroup Alliance and a Certified Professional Dog Trainer