PB&D Expo West 2017

I am so excited to be going to the PB&D Expo West again this year! Stay tuned for more details!

Date: May 1, 2017—May 4, 2017
Event: PB&D Expo West 2017
Topic: PB&D Expo West 2017
Location: Burbank, CA
More Info: Click here for more information.

Atlanta Pet Fair: Playgroups: Be Confident in Your Temperament Testing

A key factor in operating safe off-leash playgroups is the effectiveness of evaluating applicant dogs, or temperament testing.  During this seminar you will learn:

  • What information to gather before you do the temperament test
  • Dog personality types a new dog should meet during the test
  • Body language and red flag behaviors during the test
  • Tools to quickly make decisions on whether to allow the dog in a playgroup
  • Communicating evaluation results to dog owners
Date: March 12, 2017
Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm
Event: Atlanta Pet Fair: Playgroups: Be Confident in Your Temperament Testing
Topic: Playgroups: Be Confident in Your Temperament Testing
Venue: Georgia International Convention Center
770.997.3566
Location: 2000 Convention Center Concourse
Atlanta, GA 30337
Registration: Click here to register.

Atlanta Pet Fair: Getting Your Staff to Play

Are the dogs in your playgroups bored?  Teaching staff to properly play and engage with dogs needs to be part of your training curriculum.  In this seminar you will learn how to teach your staff to be engaged with dogs, lead games, and keep off-leash play safe and fun!

Date: March 12, 2017
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm
Event: Atlanta Pet Fair: Getting Your Staff to Play
Topic: Getting Your Staff to Play
Venue: Georgia International Convention Center
770.997.3566
Location: 2000 Convention Center Concourse
Atlanta, GA 30337
Registration: Click here to register.

Atlanta Pet Fair: Training Off-Leash Playgroup Staff

Formal staff training programs for off-leash playgroup staff is the key for safe playgroups and healthy, happy dogs. Learn the key components of successful training programs, effective dog leadership exercises and tools used for measuring staff performance. Structured programs benefit your center by:

  • Ensuring consistency in staff development and performance
  • Providing a knowledge base for a career in pet care helping to recruit and retain quality staff
  • Safe playgroups with happy dogs and loyal satisfied clients
Date: March 12, 2017
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Event: Atlanta Pet Fair: Training Off-Leash Playgroup Staff
Topic: Training Off-Leash Playgroup Staff
Venue: Georgia International Convention Center
770.997.3566
Location: 2000 Convention Center Concourse
Atlanta, GA 30337
Registration: Click here to register.

Atlant Pet Fair: Understanding Canine Body Language

When you are fluent in dog body language your job as a pet care provider will be interesting and fulfilling. Your center will have healthier and happier pets which results in satisfied loyal clients for your business. During this seminar you will discover how to:

  • Read dog body language and recognize safe, cautious and dangerous emotional states
  • Know when a dog is enjoying or tolerating interactions
  • Recognize common stress signals and take action to reduce them

React appropriately to aggressive displays

Date: March 11, 2017
Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm
Event: Atlant Pet Fair: Understanding Canine Body Language
Topic: Understanding Canine Body Language
Venue: Georgia International Convention Center
770.997.3566
Location: 2000 Convention Center Concourse
Atlanta, GA 30337
Registration: Click here to register.