How To Do Court Ordered Evaluations

More and more communities are taking a progressive, or individual approach, when dealing with dogs that bite or threaten people.  Rather than taking a “one size fits all” approach, the courts are ordering these dogs to be professionally evaluated, and using those individual assessments to help decide what consequences both dogs and owners will face.…

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How To Take Behavioral Histories and Increase Your Consulting Success

Instructors:  Suzanne Hetts, Ph.D., and Daniel Estep, Ph.D., Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists   Click HERE to go to the Course Page with replays and course materials.  This link will take you to a “Not Registered” page if you have not purchased the course. Barking.   Aggression.    Fear.     Elimination.    Urine marking.    Destructive behavior.    …

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How To Be An Expert Witness in Dog Bite Cases

Instructors: Suzanne Hetts, Ph.D., CAAB, CVJ and Daniel Estep, Ph.D., CAAB On average, around 20 people each year are killed by dogs.  Thousands more are bitten in reported and unreported bites, many of them children.  While it is unlikely you’ll be asked to serve as an expert in a fatal or other highly publicized case…

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Risk Assessment of Aggressive Animals

Instructors: Suzanne Hetts, Ph.D., CAAB and Daniel Q. Estep, Ph.D., CAAB Aggression is one of the most common and serious complaints heard by veterinarians, behavior consultants and trainers. The first thing owners need is an unbiased assessment of the risk that their animal presents to others. Owners need these assessments to make informed decisions about…

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