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

4:00 Adjourn

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.