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Camp Maddie: Behavior Edition

  • 1.  Camp Maddie: Behavior Edition

    Posted 02-08-2024 01:58 PM

    Camp Maddie: Behavior Edition 

    Barking up the Right Tree with Dog Behavior Programs 

    Register once for both days. All sessions will be recorded and available to watch on-demand.

    Wednesday, March 20, 2024: 9 AM - 1 PM PT (12 PM - 4:00 PM ET)

    Wednesday, April 3, 2024: 9 AM - 1 PM PT (12 PM - 4:00 PM ET)

    The free, virtual event will consist of two half-days that will include presentations, short videos and Q&A sessions. We'll talk about determining which dogs are safe to rehome, keeping dogs happy and healthy while in your care, and finding them homes.

    Topics and featured programs include:

    • Risk Assessment of Dogs with @Chris Pachel, DVM, DACVB, CABC, Animal Behavior Clinic

    • Avoiding and Addressing Problem Behaviors with @Michael Shikashio, CDBC,

    • Meeting the Needs of the Behaviorally Challenged Dogs in the Shelter with @Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB, San Francisco SPCA

    • Quality of Life & Safety with @Kristen Brown, VSA-CDT, Lynchburg Humane Society

    • Communicating Behavior Euthanasia Decisions and Internal Notification Processes with Leah Craig Chumbley, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue and @Stephanie Bilbro, Austin Pets Alive!

    • How Increased Customer Can Service Saves Lives with @Lindsay Layendecker, Jacksonville Humane Society

    • Finding Homes for Behavioral-Needs Dogs and Foster-to-Adopt Programs with @Rachel Jones (she/her), @Jackie Perro (she/her) from Hearts & Bones Rescue, @Regan Goins from Cincinnati Animal Care, and @Amanda Loellke and @Kristen Crady with Gateway Pet Guardians 

    • Weekly Group Shelter Dog Obedience Classes with Joanna Pagel, Shelby Humane Society

    • Supporting Shelter Dogs with Behavior Plans with @joyce voss, DVM, PhD, SICSA

    • Resilience Conditioning for Shelter Dogs with @Bobbie Bhambree, CDBC, CPDT-KA, and @Ferdie Yau, MA, CPDT-KA, with Behavior Vets

    • Coaching Dog-Dog Interactions with @Devan Amundsen, CPDT-KA CBCC-KA,  Animal Welfare United

    The learning event is perfect for those involved in animal shelters and foster-based organizations, dog trainers, behaviorists, foster caregivers, and veterinarians. At the end of each half-day, you'll have the opportunity to apply for a series of follow-up workshops, diving deeper into some of the presentation topics with speakers.

    More information and a link to register on the Camp Maddie: Behavior Edition Event Page.

    See you there!


    Sheila Segurson, DVM, DACVB
    Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist
    Director of Community Solutions
    Maddie's Fund
    Pleasanton CA
    925 860-8284