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The Fear Free Way - Dog trainers and Veterinary staff working together

  • Monday, May 17, 2021
  • 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday, May 17, 2023
  • 8:00 PM
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Presented by Laura Ryder

The Fear Free Way - Dog trainers and veterinary staff working together

Finding the time to incorporate dog training and behaviour into a busy vet clinic can appear daunting.

Working in a busy vet clinic for over 25 years I see on a daily basis the time constraints placed on veterinary staff, and the often rushed answers to behaviour and training questions that clients may ask. Working together, dog trainers can provide valuable resources and marketing strategies to engage and educate clients visiting the vet clinic. This results in well-mannered, calm patients for veterinary staff to treat, new clients for professional dog trainers and most importantly happier dogs!

As professional dog trainers we can work together with veterinary staff to provide pet owners, and other pet industry professionals, with the knowledge and tools to not only look after a pet’s physical wellbeing but their emotional wellbeing as well.

Learning Objectives 

                           * Professional trainers and their role in the vet clinic

                                            * Practical training applications

                                               * Client and clinic education

                         * Fear Free Victory Visits - case studies and video analysis

        About The Presenter

        Laura has over 20 years’ experience working at Morley Vetcentre in Perth, Western Australia, as Head Dog Trainer and Behaviour Consultant. She enjoys the many fascinating aspects of dog training, from helping new puppy parents navigate their way through the fun times and challenges of raising a puppy, teaching interactive and engaging pet dog training classes, to working passionately to help dogs feel more comfortable visiting the vet.

        Laura finds the top way to help our pet dogs is by using a co-operative approach, working with other industry professionals and pet dog owners as a united team, to give our beloved pet dogs the very best of care.

        Laura has presented both locally and overseas to the AVA, VNCA, IMDT, APDT(USA) and PPG on a wide range of dog behaviour and training topics. As a Member of the Fear Free Speakers Bureau her mission is to prevent and alleviate fear, anxiety and stress in pets by inspiring and educating the people that care for them.

        Fear Free Certified Professional (Elite)

        Cert IV Dog Behaviour Training (Delta) 

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