2016 APDT Annual Educational Conference & Trade Show

WE06 - Practicle Desensitization and Counterconditioning for Aggressive Dogs

Oct 12, 2016 3:45pm ‐ Oct 12, 2016 5:00pm

Standard: $20.00


Aggression in dogs can present a potential danger for owners, the public, and trainers. Proper behavior modification is comprised of many necessary foundational steps: management; owner leadership; pre-trained cues; proper tools. The step that changes the underlying motivation is desensitization and counterconditioning. This talk will give an overview of the science behind this technique, as well as case examples of it in action.


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