Does your dog (or a dog you work with) appear overly aroused, fearful, frustrated or even aggressive to unfamiliar dogs when out on a walk, at the vet’s office, etc.? You’ve tried correcting the dog’s behavior but this doesn’t seem to help.This behavior is commonly referred to as dog reactivity and is more common than most people realize.In this 5.5-hour classroom course, Scott Sheaffer will lead you through the following topics to provide you techniques to manage this kind of behavior and ways to improve it:
- Overview of Dog Reactivity
- Behavior Basics, Why is my dog doing this?
- Tools that Help us with Treatment
- Management and Safety
- Necessary Skills for Dog and Handler
- Improving the Behavior
Who should attend? Dog Owners, Dog Trainers, Rescue Organizations
Cost: $75 per person (Family members who live in the same household can attend for 50%, call to enroll)
Please do not bring your dog to this event.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Approved for: CCPDT – 5.5, IAABC – 5.5
Register Online or by calling the front desk 214-297-3000.
Scott has been training dogs all of his life. In addition to private consultations, Scott conducts seminars for professional dog trainers, veterinary practices, rescue shelters and dog owner groups. He is a consultant for municipal animal control services and is a legal consultant in dog bite cases.
Scott is the author of FRED™ (Functional Reactivity Exercise for Dogs) behavior modification. Real Owners, Real Environments, Real World™
He received his Bachelor of Science from Baylor University. He has earned the CDBC (Certified Dog Behavior Consultant) designation from IAABC (International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants) after meeting requisite education, experience and testing standards. After meeting the necessary education, experience and testing standards, he also received the CPDT-KA (Certified Professional Dog Trainer) designation from CCPDT (Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers).
Scott is a professional member of APDT (Association of Professional Dog Trainers). Additionally, he is a fully certified member of IAABC (International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants) and a certified member of CCPDT (Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers).
Scott is married and has a daughter. He lives with a Great Pyrenees Dog named Luke and a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Reagan. He enjoys anything to do with dogs and enjoys physical fitness.