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Continuing Education

photoJanice takes continuing education seriously and recognizes that the field of dog behavior and training has undergone substantial shifts in recent years and continues to do so.

In order to remain abreast of these developments, she stays current with industry publications, participates in on-line panel discussions with peers regarding behavior and training issues, and attends behavior and training conferences and workshops, annually. A list of past conferences attended is set forth below. She also presents lectures on various topics, some of which are also listed.

A list of past conferences attended is set forth below. She also presents lectures on various topics, which are also listed.

   
 
Presenter
Date Topic Location
2006
4/06 Anti-Cruelty Society’s seasonal lecture series: Issues faced by families with pets preparing for the arrival of a new baby

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Chicago, IL
1/06 Anti-Cruelty Society’s seasonal lecture series: Close Encounters: How Best to Share Tight Spaces with your Furry Friend Chicago, IL
2005
4/05 Anti-Cruelty Society’s seasonal lecture series: Issues facing multi-dog households Chicago, IL
2/05 Anti-Cruelty Society’s seasonal lecture series: Cute Pet Tricks Workshop Chicago, IL
1/05 Anti-Cruelty Society’s seasonal lecture series: Introduction to Rally Obedience workshop Chicago, IL
2004
7/04 Anti-Cruelty Society’s seasonal lecture series: Issues faced by families with pets preparing for the arrival of a new baby

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Chicago, IL
3/04 Anti-Cruelty Society’s seasonal lecture series: Introduction to Rally Obedience workshop Chicago, IL
1/04 Anti-Cruelty Society’s seasonal lecture series: Cute Pet Tricks Workshop Chicago, IL
Participant
Date Topic Location
2010
4/17 & 18/10 Terry Ryan - "Building a Great Pet Dog" including Identifying Stressors, Remodeling Dog Problems, Reading dog body language, puppy sensitivity periods Annandale, Va
6/26-28/10 Terry Ryan - "Building a Great Pet Dog" including Identifying Stressors, Remodeling Dog Problems, Reading dog body language, puppy sensitivity periods Forest Park, IL
9/10-9/12 Suzanne Clothier - "See the Dog" - Analysis of an animal response assessment tool Melrose Park, IL
10/30/10 SDr. Karen Overall, DVM, MA, ACVB, ABS - Rational Use of Behavioral Medications for Dogs and Cats: How to Use What and When Milwaukee, WI
2009
01/09 Department of Homeland Security "Household Pets and Service Animals in Disaster Evacuation and Emergency Sheltering"  Chicago, IL
2008
10/08 Susan Ailsby  "Levels Training; Problem solving; Theory and Practice" Chicago, IL
7/08 American Veterinary Medical Association Annual Conference "multiple topics on dog behavior" New Orleans, LA
7/08 American Veterinary Society of Animal Behaviorists Scientific Session  multiple topics including "aggression, anxiety and behavior modification" New Orleans, LA
2007
11/07 Dr. Raymond Coppinger Wolf Park - “Emotions, Intelligence and the Behavior of Dogs” including: evolution of dogs, behavior genetics & ecology, cognitive ethology & ethology of motor patterns. Battle Ground, IN
5/07 John Rogerson “The Progression of Aggression:” All faces, phases and treatment - puppy through adulthood. Indianapolis, IN
2006
5/06 Dana Pike – Agility Camp Wilmington, IL
4/06 Suzanne Clothier: Trainers’ Workshop, a Relationship based approach to life with dogs Schiller Park, IL
4/06 Bud Houston; Camp Dogwood’s Agility Camp Camp Dogwood
2005
9/05 Leslie Renaud: The Under-motivated and Stressed Performance Dog Schiller Park, IL
9/05 12th Annual Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) Educational Conference San Jose, CA
8/05 Pamela J. Reid, Ph.D.: "Training on the Cutting Edge: Advanced Learning Theory for Top Achievers" Schiller Park, IL
7/05 International Veterinary Behavior Conference Minneapolis, MN
2/05 Midwest Veterinary Conference: Canine Aggression I, II, & III Columbus, OH
1/05 Peggy Moran, "Training with Permission" Chicago, IL
2004
9/04 11th Annual Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) Educational Conference Denver, CO
8/04 Karen Holik - Agility workshop Lockport, IL
4/04 Jean Donaldson: "Fear and Aggression" Seminar Madison, NJ
2003
10/03 Two weeks of training at as field instructor in preparation for assisting persons with disabilities with their receipt, training and certification of, as well as continued life with, a service dog and for instructing and training the organization’s puppy-raisers and their puppies Paws With a Cause Headquarters - Wayland, MI
9/03 Patricia McConnell, PhD: "Advanced Canine Behavior" Seminar Lisle, IL
9/03 Dr. Roger Abrantes, Brenda Aloff, Andrea Arden and Sarah Kalnajs: "The Complete Dog Conference" Madison, WI
9/03 10th Annual Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) Educational Conference Orlando, FL
5/03 Dr. Ian Dunbar: "Play, Social behavior, Biting and Fighting" Madison, WI
3/03 Ted Turner: Understanding Aggression and the Problem Dog and Working with Severe Behavior Problems Enfield, NH
2002
9/02 9th Annual Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) Educational Conference Portland, OR
5/02 Sue Sternberg: "Shelter Dog Issues Workshop: Breed Identification, Determining Age and Sterilization Status, Arousal and Aggression Issues Chicago, IL
3/02 Cheryl Smith: "Canine Aggression" Seminar Plover, WI
3/02 Ted Turner: "ABC’s of Dog Training - Canine Aggression Seminar Naperville, IL
2001
9/01 Pia Silvani, Donna Duford, Sue Sternberg - Advanced Instructors Training Course (AITC) - six day dog training and behavior workshop at Rondout Kennels Accord, NY
3/01 Chris Bach:
“Dog Aggression from the Dog’s point of view”& “Obedience Training the Third Way;” & Gail Fisher’s “Teaching clicker classes”
Lisle, IL
1999
3/99 Patricia McConnell, PhD: “Advanced Canine Behavior Seminar” Lisle, IL
 
         
 
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