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Educational Class

Ready...Set ...for Groomer and Vet!

educational-class-image.jpgEveryday training for dogs who stress about routine care.

Saturday October 21, 2017
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Veterinary Behavior Specialties of MN
10029 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55305
With: Laura Monaco Torelli
KPA Faculty, CPDT-KA, TAGteach L2, Fear Free Certified Level 2

Learn how to teach pets to cooperate in their own health care! This cutting edge seminar is perfect for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, trainers and groomers -anyone working with dogs under stress.

  • Creative reinforcement strategies.
  • Support the animal care team while shaping for resilient learners.
  • Foundation Skill: Teach a chin rest behavior with various targeting techniques.
  • Safely and proactively integrate husbandry training into group and private sessions.
  • Plan for, practice, demonstrate, and follow up on a variety of grooming and veterinary care behaviors.
  • Build a great team around each pet’s care.

Schedule of Events

08:00 AM Check in. Grab your seat and a goodie to eat!
09:00 AM Overview lecture with lots of video
10:30 AM Break
10:45 AM Pre-lab lecture/ hands on lab
12:15 PM Lunch time! Lunch provided
02:45 PM Pre-lab lecture/ hands on lab
02:30 PM Break. Cookies!
02:45 PM Pre-lab lecture/ hands on lab
04:00 PM Closing comments.

New patients receive 15% OFF first visit.

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    Amy, Dustyn, Stella, Chico and Rue
  • "Thanks so much for what you have done for Rimmy and me and with suggesting Noseworks and working with Jane. All of it has made a huge difference for us. (Rimmy earned his NW 1 Title Fall 2015! Congrats Rimmy!)"
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