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Doggone Safe Sponsoring Major Educational Event - Members Benefit from Huge Discounts

As a major sponsor of the PPG’s well-regarded educational summit (to be held this year in Orlando, FL) we are able to offer a limited number of greatly discounted summit packages exclusively to Doggone Safe members.  So you can attend the hugely popular PPG Orlando Summit and save an incredible $400 off the regular cost of a PPG Great Dane Package.  

Upcoming events

    • 30 Nov 2017
    • 08 Nov 2018

    3.5 Day Educational Summit

    Doggone safe sponsored the T-Shirts at the PPG Summit in Orlando, FL.

     As a sponsor we are now able to provide to you at a great rate, 66 hours of educational audio files and presenter PDFs

    Sessions Included in Your Downloads

    Audio Files supported by PDF's of the presentations. Listen anytime, anywhere and anyplace!

    Sessions Included in Your Downloads

    Friday November 16, 2017

    1. Opening Address (Niki Tudge)

    2. Why balanced training can unbalance dogs (Dr. Karen Overall)

    3. Craft to technology- the evolution of science-based training from 1938 to 2010 (Bob Bailey)

    4. Research on the Behavioral Differences between Puppies Obtained from Pet Stores and those Obtained from Non-commercial (non-puppy mill) Breeders (Dr. Frank McMillan)

    5. Canine Stereotypic Behavior: Research on Causes and Treatment (Dr. Nathaniel Hall)

    6. A Team of Experts Discuss the Topic of the Day (Panel Discussion)

    Saturday November 17, 2017

    1. Ethical Dilemmas Working Session (Pat Miller)

    2. Behavior Principles: What They Are and How to Apply Them (Bob Bailey)

    3. "How Should I Say This?" Handle Sticky Situations with Clients in Writing - with Confidence! (Nancy Tucker)

    4. Dog Bites and Children. A Behavioral Perspective (Dr. Ilana Reisner)

    5. A Canine Cognition Working Lab (Pat Miller)

    6. Trick Dogging - With a Focus on an Equal Partnership (Emily Larlham)

    7. Being on Target: Finding your target market and catering to their needs (Dr. Robert King)

    8. Bridging the Gap – What Makes Training “Click” (Ken McCort)

    9. Psychological Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress in Dogs (Dr. Frank McMillan)

    10. Collaborating with Veterinary Behaviorists (Irith Bloom)

    11. Finding, Assessing and Recruiting Canines for Careers (Sherry Woodard)

    12. BSL - Community Safety through Breed Bans? (Deirdre Franklin)

    13. Going for a Bumble (Helen Phillips)

    14. Profitable Puppy Programs (Veronica Boutelle and Gina Phairas)

    15. The Nitty Gritty of Cat Training (Jacqueline Munera)

    Sunday November 19, 2017

    1. Canine Sense and Scent Ability: An Overview of Research on Canine Odor Detection and Future Directions (Dr. Nathaniel Hall)

    2. The Business of Getting Behavior: The Business of Teaching Training to Others (Bob Bailey)

    3. Dog Bites and Children. A Behavioral Perspective (Dr. Ilana Reisner)

    4. A Canine Cognition Working Lab (Pat Miller)

    5. Trick Dogging - With a Focus on an Equal Partnership (Emily Larlham)

    6. The Top Five Low Stress Handling Techniques for Canines (Dr. Sally Foote)

    7. Keep'em Happy! Animal Welfare for Dog Trainers. (Jennifer Gailis)

    8. Horse of a Different Color -Case Study on Equine Behavior (Dr. Soraya Juarbe Diaz)

    9. Positive Psychology for Behavior Change (Angelica Steinker)

    10. Do Alternative Therapies, Supplements, Pheromones, Diets, Essential Oils, Really Work? (Dr. Sally Foote)

    11. Going for a Bumble (Helen Phillips)

    12. Help! The Dogs Aren’t Getting Along! (Ken McCort)

    13. Un-cat-fur-able Surroundings (Dr. Lynn Bahr)

    14. The Art and Science of Non-Auditory Communication (Terrie Hayward)

    15. A Team of Experts Discuss the Topic of the Day (Panel Discussion)

    Monday November 20, 2017

    1. In Defense of Anthropomorphism: When is a Dog Like a Person (Janis Bradley)

    2. Threshold Learning (Dr. Sally Foote)

    3. Simple Things You Can Do to Make More Money and Help More Dogs (Veronica Boutelle and Gina Phairas)

    • 22 Apr 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • 26 Apr 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • Kanab, UT

    A  Multi-Species Training & Behavior Event at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.  

    APRIL. 23 - 26, 2018.  KANAB, UT.  

    This event will focus on how to help pets develop skills that will  support their successful  adoption and integration into their new home. Applicable for all professional trainers and behavior consultants.  

    Checkout the Full Schedule of Workshops and Presentations Here
    • You can attend this event just to participate in the full schedule of presentations each day or you can combine volunteer shifts with workshops and lectures. Your choice!

    • Presentations are scheduled each morning, afternoon and evening. 

    • The hands-on workshops will focus on how to help pets develop skills that will support their successful adoption and integration into their new home. These are important skills needed by many of the pets we encounter each and every day.

    Location: Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

    4 Days of Hands on Clinics  & Presentations With Industry Experts Across Multiple Species. 

    Limited spaces available!

    Featuring :

     Janis Bradley, Emily Larlham, Chirag Patel, Jacqueline Munera, Emily Cassell, Louise Stapleton-Frappell,  Lara Joseph and  Vicki Ronchettesupported by Best Friends experts Dr Franklin McMillan, Sherry Woodard, Glenn Pierce and a special presentation by Best Friends Co-Founder,  Faith Maloney.

    Event Overview

    Day One  April  22nd 2018. 

    Registration 12 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

    Welcome Party 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    Opening Address 6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

    Day Two to Day Four April 23rd to April 26 .

    Four full days of  lectures and workshops

    Your Daily Schedule

    1. Breakfast in your hotel of choice. ( make your own hotel reservation)
    2. Each day the registrants will be together for AM General Sessions from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
    3. At 11:45 a.m. those registered for the p.m. workshops will be transported the 5 miles in buses up to the sanctuary where they will first enjoy lunch($15.00)at theVillage Cafeand then be escorted to their training workshop with their assigned trainer and an assistant
    4. Afternoon presentations are scheduled each day  for those who prefer not to get involved in the hands on workshops
    5. Daily training and behavior workshops will vary between horses, donkeys, goats, dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, puppies, and wild things.  First come first served basis. 
    6. Each attendee will get the opportunity to sign up for 2  hands-on workshops on site in Kanab. This is a first come first served opportunity as places are limited. We will encourage you to choose different locations
    7. You can schedule volunteer projects each day by contacting the sanctuary directly. Full details are included  in your event confirmation email
    8. Hands on workshops will be finalized when we are on site in Kanab. Each person will have the opportunity to enroll in a minimum of two workshops or volunteer activities while in Kanab. See below for volunteer options. This is a first come first served basis. 
    9. Each evening there will also be  p.m. lecture sessions for those interested


    • Confirmation of   specific workshops will take place on site at the registration location. We will make this option available on line prior if logistics allow. 

    • To guarantee a volunteer slot for yourself during the four days at the Sanctuary, once you register and complete the volunteer orientation, you can then contact Best Friends directly and secure your spot.

    Bringing a Dog
    • You may bring your own dog and it will have access to the theater and the library where lectures and workshops are taking place.
    • There are pet friendly hotels in Kanab, one of the hotels we reference in our confirmation email allows dogs
    • Pets are not allowed access to the animal care areas at the sanctuary

    Evening  Activities 

    There will be a group evening activity organized during the program and this can be reserved nearer the date. 

    Financial Terms

    Need a payment program. Ask Rebekah King

    Please make sure you read and understand the financial terms for payment scheduled and cancellations.Click here

Doggone Safe is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  9122 Kenton Rd, Wesley Chapel FL 33545 USA

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