Applied Animal Behaviour Public Day*:
Creating Quality Lives for Dogs and Cats Through the Science of Animal Behavior
UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom
Organizers: Suzanne Hetts & Dan Estep in conjunction with The Issues in Applied Animal Behavior Committee
*open to the public, no registration
8:00 Doors open
8: 15 Welcome & Introductions
8:30 Bring Out Your Inner Dr. Doolittle: Communication and Quality of Life
Patricia McConnell, Ph.D., CAAB
9:45 Can We Still Be Friends?: Helping Dogs and Cats Get Along
Suzanne Hetts, Ph.D., CAAB & Dan Estep, Ph.D., CAAB
11:00 Animals at play: What we've learned from dogs and their wild relatives Marc Bekoff, Ph.D.
12:15-1:15 Lunch Break
1:15 Get Into the Head of The Dog in Your Bed, and You'll Both Be Happier: Updates on Canine Cognition Research Julie Hecht, M.Sc.
2:30 When Dogs and Cats Have it Bad: Working with Animal Victims of Human Cruelty Pamela Reid, Ph.D., CAAB
3:30 Panel Q & A
Supported by the:
and a generous donation from:
Animal Behavior Society's Annual Conference - Public Day has been approved by CCPDT for 2 CEUs for trainers and 5 CEUs for behavior consultants.