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Upcoming Events

May

APBC Online Veterinary Conference 2021

Raising WolfdogsGemma Krzesinska

Puppies - The importance of early interventionNicole Harris

How to handle Compassion fatigue when working in the pet industryLori DeLeo

The bear necessities of trainingCindy Peacock

Scentwork Solutions for Abnormal & Repetitive Behaviours, Fears & PhobiasMorag Heirs

Behaviour in PracticeHannah Donovan

Cognitive Bias and Fad susceptibilityJean Donaldson

Mission ControlJane Arden, How to train the high drive dog

Understanding the ethology of the domestic cat when treating behaviour problems.Lucy Hoile

Scentwork Solutions for common canine behaviour challenges

30 years what have we learnt?Erica Peachey

P1 DRAX, Settling in a traumatised rescue dog: creating an optimum environment to build trustNatalie Light Drax Webinar Series

Companion animal enrichment free webinar

Quality of Life in cat sheltersCelia Haddon

P2 Drax: Building Foundations Of Trust, Safety And ConfidenceNatalie Light Drax Webinar Series

Business and BehaviourVeronica Boutelle

Social pain in dogsDr Frank McMillian

Increasing Welfare through Enrichment – A look at the scienceKristina Spaulding, PhD, CAAB

The Power of Play… with Animals.Risë Van Fleet, PhD, RPT-S, CDBC

“But My Dog’s Not Food-motivated”Kathy Sdao

Equine Psychopharmacology and other therapeutics Part 1Valerie Jonckheer-Sheehy

Crossing the Anxiety Barrier: Navigating the mental health issues of the pet owner:Lori DeLeo

Adolescence in dogs: from brain to behaviourDr Naomi Harvey

P3 DRAX, LIVING WITH A TRAUMATISED RESCUE DOG: MAINTAINING TRUST & MAKING PROGRESSNatalie Light BSc (Hons) PGDip PGCert CCAB FHEA

Psychological Trauma and Post-traumatic Stress In DogsDr Frank McMillan

Pain and Behaviour in sports dogsKaren Ingram

Repairing the brain before we retrain: how to ensure the horse is ready for new learningDr Amber Batson

Dogs and Carbs: It’s ComplicatedLinda P Case

As a Nation of animal lovers, does the Nation understand what Pet Bereavement means to us?Diane James

Equine Psychopharmacology and other therapeutics Part 2Valerie Jonckheer-Sheehy

My Wild Life. A story of feral ponies in Wales.Jenni Nellist

Low stress equine veterinary care

Through the rehoming centre doors and beyondDr Emma Buckland BSc (Hons), PhD

Worried about Separation Anxiety? Preparing your Dog for Life after LockdownMalena DeMartini

Success With Clients! Part one – rejuvenate your client reports/handouts, and follow-up strategySara Davies

Success With Clients! Part two – lessons from the pandemicSara Davies

Two Types of Publicity Every Pet Business NeedsRachel Spencer

Game Changers in Canine Arthritis ManagementHannah Capon MA Vet MB MRCVS

Cognitive Dysfunction in Dogs and CatsDr Lore Haug DVM, MS, DACVB

Just because we CAN doesn’t mean we shouldDanielle Beck

4 Paws 4 WheelsNatasha Attwood

Companionship in rabbits: when things go wrongRosie Bescoby

Understanding and Managing Street DogsRoz Pooley

Trauma-informed behaviour consultations and treatment plansRachel Leather

Stress, Fear and Frustration and in ReptilesDanielle Beck and Jane Williams

Are these cats playing or fighting? How to interpret different types of intercat interactions Dr. Noema Gajdoš Kmecová, DVM (hons)

The Role and Value of C-BARQ Assessments in Clinical Animal BehaviourProfessor James Serpell

Understanding individual differences in dogs’ behaviour and cognition to improve their livesDr Patrizia Piotti DVM MSc PhD MRCVS

Beyond Reinforcement Training – alternative options in horse training and behaviourDebbie Busby MSc MBPsS CHBC CCAB

Gundog games for training and behaviour clientsHelen Phillips and Jules Morgan

Probiotics for Behavioural HealthJessica Hekman, DVM, PhD

Ethological Contributions to Behaviour Problems in DogsKim Brophy

Parrots: Train or Tame?Elaine Henley

Deaf Awareness for Animal ProfessionalsLaura Adkins BSc (Hons) MSc and Meghan Durno BSc (Hons) RVN, ISFMCertFN

Evidence Based Practice for Animal Professionals Part 1Morag K Heirs PhD

Evidence Based Practice for Animal Professionals Part 2 – the journal club sessionDr Morag K Heirs, PhD, MSc, MA(hons)(SocSci), PGCAP, ABTC-CAB, ABTC-ATI

Equine Neuroscience from theory to applicationSebastian McBride

Ethological Contributions to Behaviour Problems in Dogs PT 2Kim Brophey

A, B, C - The importance of of early life experiences for horsesGemma Pearson BVMS Cert AVP (EM) MScR CCAB MRCVS

The Dog Friendly Clinic Scheme – what’s it all aboutTamsin Durston

Dynamic Dog - Identifying discomfort in the dogs we work withGemma Hodson

A Dogs Nose KnowsDr Claire Guest

The Power of PatternLeslie McDevitt

tue03may(may 3)8:00 pmsun22mar(mar 22)9:30 pmGenetics of Dog PersonalityJessica Hekman, DVM, PhD

wed04mayfri01Canine Frustration: my PhD researchKevin McPeake BVMS PGDip(CABC) AFHEA MRCVS

thu05may8:00 pmtue9:30 pmHumane interspecies emotional labourTiamat Warda

tue10may(may 10)8:00 pmmon11nov(nov 11)11:59 pmBehaviour modification for food bowl and location guardersSara Davies MRCVS

mon23may8:00 pmsat9:30 pmRodents: a look at their behaviour, care and welfareDebbie Emmerson

wed01jun8:00 pmmon9:30 pmBehaviour Disorders Are Such a PainDr Amy Pike

tue13sep8:00 pmsun9:30 pmThinking outside the boxKayna Prescott BSc (Hons) ABTC-CAB

tue22nov8:00 pmsun9:30 pmUnderstanding Animal AbuseMaya Badham

Dog bites: Public health risk and prevention strategiesDr Carri Westgarth

De-Stress for Success? Updating our understanding of equine stress in behaviour modificationDr Amber Batson

Linking Equine Nutrition and Behaviour Through the Gut-Brain AxisShirley Ferber Msc AMRSB

A Bone of Contention: Raw Meat Diets for DogsGenever Morgan

Why Training Maybe a Waste Of TimeDr Laure McAuliffe

Games for Pet Dogs and their peopleErica Peachey

Practical exercises to help dogs impacted by trauma - case studiesDanielle Beck

How Scentwork Can Support Behaviour Modification In DogsKat Janczur

Helping Herding Breeds Thrive in the Urban Environment through Urban Herding

What shelter work can teach us about goal settingTom Candy

Anxiety, stress and Trauma in catsAmanda Campion

The Nuances of Social Rehabilitation TrainingRoz Pooley

Neuroscience of ScentworkDaniel Shaw

thu23feb8:00 pmtue9:30 pmSafeguarding for Pet ProfessionalsMaya Badham

tue07mar11:48 amsun11:48 amThe Hierarchy of Dog Needs

thu23mar8:00 pmtue9:30 pmNeuroethology of Canine BehaviourDaniel Shaw GMBPsS, CDBC

thu06apr8:00 pmtue9:30 pmBiology of SocializationJessica P. Hekman DVM PhD

tue27jun8:00 pmsun9:30 pmFast Friends – approaches to reduce the risk of injury and set our horses up for success with new equine companions 

thu20jul8:00 pmtue9:30 amAssessing equine personality: the development of a new toolLoni Loftus

Food As MedicineAlyssa Ralph

The Resilience RainbowBobbie Bhambree

mon08jan8:00 pmsat9:30 pmIntroduction to Psychopharmacology Psychoactive Medication. Why, What & HowDr Sophie White BVetMed MSc MRCVS

thu15feb8:00 pmtue9:30 pmHistory TakingDr Anne McBride

tue16apr8:00 pmsun9:30 pmConsiderations for Urban Dog TrainingMelissa McCue-McGrath

tue21may8:00 pmtue9:30 pmSupporting families with children through behaviour rehabilitationDebby Lucken

June

APBC Online Veterinary Conference 2021

Raising WolfdogsGemma Krzesinska

Puppies - The importance of early interventionNicole Harris

How to handle Compassion fatigue when working in the pet industryLori DeLeo

The bear necessities of trainingCindy Peacock

Scentwork Solutions for Abnormal & Repetitive Behaviours, Fears & PhobiasMorag Heirs

Behaviour in PracticeHannah Donovan

Cognitive Bias and Fad susceptibilityJean Donaldson

Mission ControlJane Arden, How to train the high drive dog

Understanding the ethology of the domestic cat when treating behaviour problems.Lucy Hoile

Scentwork Solutions for common canine behaviour challenges

30 years what have we learnt?Erica Peachey

P1 DRAX, Settling in a traumatised rescue dog: creating an optimum environment to build trustNatalie Light Drax Webinar Series

Companion animal enrichment free webinar

Quality of Life in cat sheltersCelia Haddon

P2 Drax: Building Foundations Of Trust, Safety And ConfidenceNatalie Light Drax Webinar Series

Business and BehaviourVeronica Boutelle

Social pain in dogsDr Frank McMillian

Increasing Welfare through Enrichment – A look at the scienceKristina Spaulding, PhD, CAAB

The Power of Play… with Animals.Risë Van Fleet, PhD, RPT-S, CDBC

“But My Dog’s Not Food-motivated”Kathy Sdao

Equine Psychopharmacology and other therapeutics Part 1Valerie Jonckheer-Sheehy

Crossing the Anxiety Barrier: Navigating the mental health issues of the pet owner:Lori DeLeo

Adolescence in dogs: from brain to behaviourDr Naomi Harvey

P3 DRAX, LIVING WITH A TRAUMATISED RESCUE DOG: MAINTAINING TRUST & MAKING PROGRESSNatalie Light BSc (Hons) PGDip PGCert CCAB FHEA

Psychological Trauma and Post-traumatic Stress In DogsDr Frank McMillan

Pain and Behaviour in sports dogsKaren Ingram

Repairing the brain before we retrain: how to ensure the horse is ready for new learningDr Amber Batson

Dogs and Carbs: It’s ComplicatedLinda P Case

As a Nation of animal lovers, does the Nation understand what Pet Bereavement means to us?Diane James

Equine Psychopharmacology and other therapeutics Part 2Valerie Jonckheer-Sheehy

My Wild Life. A story of feral ponies in Wales.Jenni Nellist

Low stress equine veterinary care

Through the rehoming centre doors and beyondDr Emma Buckland BSc (Hons), PhD

Worried about Separation Anxiety? Preparing your Dog for Life after LockdownMalena DeMartini

Success With Clients! Part one – rejuvenate your client reports/handouts, and follow-up strategySara Davies

Success With Clients! Part two – lessons from the pandemicSara Davies

Two Types of Publicity Every Pet Business NeedsRachel Spencer

Game Changers in Canine Arthritis ManagementHannah Capon MA Vet MB MRCVS

Cognitive Dysfunction in Dogs and CatsDr Lore Haug DVM, MS, DACVB

Just because we CAN doesn’t mean we shouldDanielle Beck

4 Paws 4 WheelsNatasha Attwood

Companionship in rabbits: when things go wrongRosie Bescoby

Understanding and Managing Street DogsRoz Pooley

Trauma-informed behaviour consultations and treatment plansRachel Leather

Stress, Fear and Frustration and in ReptilesDanielle Beck and Jane Williams

Are these cats playing or fighting? How to interpret different types of intercat interactions Dr. Noema Gajdoš Kmecová, DVM (hons)

The Role and Value of C-BARQ Assessments in Clinical Animal BehaviourProfessor James Serpell