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Building a Shelter Behavior Program
Positive Solutions for A Sound Beginning in the Shelter Environment
Join us for a LIVE TRAINING Seminar with A Sound Beginning Program
If you work in a shelter in any capacity, whether you are a volunteer, kennel manager, director, transport driver, adoption counselor, trainer, etc. THIS seminar is specifically for you!
TOPIC: Building a Shelter Behavior Program to create a behavior team by teaching a basic knowledge of training and behavior modification to reduce stress in the kennel from intake through adoption.
SEMINAR FEE: $40.00 (limited capacity to 40 people)
Date: Sunday, July 24th
Location: Wet Nose, 202 Commons Drive, Geneva, Il 60134
Time: Begins promptly at 12:30pm – 90-minutes (Plus half-hour afterward for Q/A)
Refreshments will be provided courtesy of Wet Nose Inc.
Each registration Includes:
- Copy of our book/cd “Adopting A Dog” Start off right….with A Sound Beginning”
- Shelter Sniff-it/Essential Oil Package --- includes one 5-ml bottle of oil and a wrist sniff-it specifically created for our program by Blue Sky Prairie Textiles
Retail value of these items is $55.00 but they are included FREE (items will be given to you at the seminar).
RAFFLE ITEMS will be available so bring a bit of cash – you won’t want to miss out on what we have planned for that day!
Steve Frost KPA CTP, SBA, CPBT-KA
- Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner
- Shelter Behavior Affiliate
- Shelter Program Manager - A Sound Beginning Program
- President – A Sound Beginning Chicago
EVERYONE working within a shelter needs to have a basic set of skills to fully meet the needs of each individual dog. Learning their language and how they interpret our interactions with them is essential in order to establish a relationship foundation with all humans based on MUTUAL TRUST – RESPECT – COMMUNICATION – and MOTIVATION.
Positive Solutions for A Sound Beginning NFP wants to share that knowledge.
Dogs are in a highly stressful state when being surrendered and EACH interaction with a human can add more uncertainties that increase stress and breaks down trust with humans.
The initial focus when a dog is surrendered is geared toward vetting, grooming, and housing. But if we don’t include the emotional needs of the dog it can contribute to behavior problems that could have been prevented and addressed early on.
If we want to truly make adoptions stick, we have to start at the beginning - educate the people who work with the dogs every step of the way.
Please Join Us --- Together we CAN change the face of rescue
ALL PROCEEDS GO TO:
Positive Solutions for A Sound Beginning – an Illinois not-for-profit that supports animal rescue organizations such as foster-based groups, humane societies, and shelters to provide education for canine behavioral training.
Our purpose is to teach people who care for a dog’s physical and emotional well being by providing positive training methods based on proven science that never uses force or fear. In doing so, we can reduce stress, create trust, and increase the outcome of adoptability and ultimately prevent dogs from being returned.
|Event date||07-24-2022 12:30 pm CT|
|Event End Date||07-24-2022 2:30 pm CT|
|Cut off date||07-23-2022 11:55 pm CT|
|Instructor||Steve Frost KPA CTP, SBA, CPBT-KA|
Class Locations & Days
Our YELLOW, BLUE and GREEN Path to Success Classes are available at the following locations:
- Tuesdays (6:30pm CDT)
VIRTUAL (Live Online Training)
- Mondays (6:30pm and 7:00pm CDT)
- Wednesdays (6:00pm and 7:30pm CDT)