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  • Past Presentations

    2016
    Canine PTSD: Traumatized Dog Syndrome Effects of Isolated Environments on Adopted dogs Irvine, CA
    Creative Training for Therapy Dogs, Phoenix Childrens Hospital,  Phoenix AZ
    Creative Training for Hope Crisis Dogs Hope Crisis Southwest National Conference, Irvine CA
    Creative Training for Therapy Dogs Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles CA

    2015
    Canine PTSD: Traumatized Dog Syndrome Effects of Hoarding on Rescued Dogs Garden Grove CA
    Brain Games for Dogs Presented to Hope Crisis National Meeting Orange, CA
    Creative Training for Hope Crisis Dogs Hope Crisis Southwest National Conference, Orange CA

    2014
    Canine PTSD: Traumatized Dog Syndrome Assessment and Treatment Coto de caza, CA
    Canine PTSD: Traumatized Dog Syndrome. Effects of Physical Trauma Assessment and Treatment Techniques Huntington beach. CA
    Canine PTSD: Traumatized Dog Syndrome Effects of Noise Trauma on Dogs Assessment and Treatment Techniques Newport Beach, CA

    2012
    Clicker Training; An Old Whine in a New Bottle Mid-West Collie Club Lima Ohio
    Purely Positive Training; A well packaged Fraud?  Mid-West Collie Club Lima Ohio
    Did Lassie Really Find Timmy in a Well? How breed myths damage our dogs Mid-West Collie Club Lima Ohio

    2009
    New Ideas about Old Problems Greater Malamute Club Seattle, WA

    2006
    The ‘TV Dog Trainer Syndrome’   All Breed Dog Training Club, Akron Ohio
    Choke chains and other myths    All Breed Dog Training Club Akron, Ohio

    2005
    Cats vs Dogs. Training that works wonders High Desert Dog and Cat Rescue Volunteers

    2004
    Dog Parks and what we can do about them   Dog Rescue Volunteer Group Orange County. CA
    Cats, Boxes and Other Mysteries    High Desert Cat Rescue Volunteers Lancaster, CA

    2003
    Fetch it up, pup! Force free retrieve for the pet dog owner So CA Newfoundland Club
    Why your dog won’t listen to you Dog Rescue Volunteer Group Orange County, CA

    2002
    I Hate People Seminar for Dog Rescue Groups Orange County, CA
    The Shy Dog. Training Techniques that Really Help For Dog Rescue Groups Orange County, CA
    Aggressive Owners and the Dogs they Love For Dog Rescue Groups Orange County, CA

    2001
    Puppies: Myths We Love Presented To Golden Retriever Club of Greater Los Angeles Rescue
    Separation Anxiety: Always Diagnosed, Rarely Real Southern California Labrador Retriever Rescue

    2000
    Children & Dogs: When Lassie Isn’t Enough w/ Laura Mitobe MFCC High Desert Family Therapists, Lancaster CA

    1999
    Separation Anxiety: Diagnosis, Treatment and Outcome Mile Square Animal Hospital
    Help for the Mentally Manacled Owner SO CA Newfoundland Club

    1995
    Collie Behavior Problems and Solutions Presented at Northern California Collie Rescue Fremont, CA

    1993
    Housing and Management Techniques for Companion Animals Presented at the City of Irvine Animal Care Facility, Irvine, CA
    Handling Aggressive Dogs Presented at the City of Laguna Beach Animal Shelter,Laguna Beach, CA

    1992
    Techniques for Handling Companion Animals in the Veterinary Office Presented at the Southern California Veterinary Medicine Association, South Orange County Chapter
    New Training Methods for Companion Animals Presented at the Southern California Veterinary Medicine Association, North Orange County Chapter

    1989
    Ethical Considerations in Training and Handling Exotic Animals Presented at Moorpark College

    1988
    Ethical Considerations of the Use of Electric Shock in the Training of Companion Animals Presented at the American Society of Veterinary Ethnologists, Washington, D.C.

    1987
    Ethical Considerations of the Use of Electric Shock in the Training of Companion Animals Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Animal Behavior Society, Boston, MA.

    1986
    A Protocol for Development of Dog Behavior Consultants Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Animal Behavior Society, Phoenix, AZ

    1984
    A Celebration of Cats – “Cat Behavior” Presented at the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

    1983
    Animal Assisted Therapy Presented to the American Association of Laboratory Animal Scientists, San Diego, CA
    Dog Obedience Instruction for Physically Challenged Children Presented at the Third Annual International Conference on the Human/Companion Animal Bond, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

    1982
    Puppy Behavior and Client Education Presented to the Orange County Animal Health Technicians, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
    Animal Assisted Therapy for the Elderly Presented to the Western Gerontological Society, San Diego, CA
    The Human/Companion Animal Bond and Pet Facilitated Therapy
    Canine Behavior and Training Presented at the Tusco Dog Training Center New Philadelphia, OH
    A Bit of Behavior for the Animal Health Technician Presented to the American Association of Laboratory Animal Scientists, San Diego, CA

    1981
    Dog Obedience Instruction for Physically Challenged Children Presented to the First International Conference on the Human/Companion Animal Bond, Philadelphia, PA
    Puppy Behavior in the Veterinary Clinic Presented to the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association, Anaheim, CA

    1980
    Puppy Socialization and Training Presented to the Australian Shepherd Club of Southern California, Tustin, CA
    Genetics and Canine Behavior Presented to the Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of Southern California, Tustin, CA
    The Working Collie: Lecture and Herding Demonstration Presented to the Northern California Collie Club, Fremont, CA
    Humanity and Humaneness in the 1980’s Presented to the Promotion of Animal Well-Being Irvine, CA