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Sibling Rivalry

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Pia Silvani - filmed 2004 - this DVD qualifies for 2 trainer & 2 behavior consultant CCPDT CEUs

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Sibling Rivalry

Presented by: Pia Silvani

DVD- 2 disc set

When the joys of living with more than one dog is replaced with a 24 hour referee job, one must sit down and think whether the constant conflict between resident dogs is taking a toll on the entire pack. Is the fighting affecting the quality of life of one or more dog? Can the average pet owner begin to learn about canine social behavior to better understand the triggers that may be causing the fights? So call sibling rivalry is an on-going struggle between two or more dogs who reside together. They may range from scuffling and toxic play to serious fights. One or both may require medical attention. Is the fighting clean or dirty? Is the owner always present or absent? These are just some questions which we need to look into to help resolve the problem. Case histories, video and lecture. 

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Type DVD universal format
Run Time No
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Presenter Pia Silvani
Publisher Tawzer Dog LLC
Copyright © 2004, Tawzer Dog LLC
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About The Presenter (BIO)

Pia Silvani's love of teaching began over 30 years ago as a private trainer, dance instructor, and track, field and swimming coach for the Special Olympics. Her academic background was gained through the training of the world-renowned President, CEO and Founder of the famous Cooper Aerobics Center, Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper, M.D., M.P.H. Dr. Cooper, recognized as the leader of the international physical fitness movement and credited with motivating more people in the field, helped Pia learn more about motivational teaching and getting by, through good coaching skills, specifically for people who may not be self-motivated in their pursuit to obtain a goal. As a result, she achieved the highest level of training by becoming a Regional Clinician for the first international aerobics corporation where she trained hundreds of new instructors in the field. She has combined her love of coaching and teaching people with her other fondness - - dogs.

Pia is Director of Training and Behavior at St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center located in Madison, New Jersey, where she developed various courses focusing on positive, reward-based techniques, helping to enhance the bond and relationship of dog and their human companions. The result of her efforts is an astounding 100+ classes per week. She has written six training manuals, which are being used around the country as a resource guide for other trainers.

Pia was instrumental in developing a behavior department for the shelter which offers pre-adoption and post-adoption education to all adopters. She also developed a canine coach program where volunteers and apprentice trainers work with shelter dogs on a daily basis to help the dogs become more adoptable. Through word of mouth and a good reputation, St. Hubert’s now has a very successful private consultation department for pet owners specializing in aggressive and anxiety-related problems for dogs.

Pia travels with the Petfinder Adoption Option team several times a year, helping to educate rescue groups and shelters around the country, is an active writer for various newsletters and magazines and has been nominated several times for her work by The Dog Writers Association of America. She routinely gives guest appearances on television and radio and lectures internationally at various conferences and forums.

Her book "Raising Puppies and Kids Together - A Guide for Parents" was voted in the top three parenting books for a Franklin D. Roosevelt Foundation and winner of Zootoo.com 2008 Pet Lover’s Choice Awards – Category: Top Behavior and Training Book.

Pia shares her home with husband, Marty, as well as their 6-year-old Belgian Tervuren, Guinevere (“Guinn”), her 2 year old niece, Gwendololena (“Lena”) and her eighteen week step-brother, Galahad (“Gilly”). Pia competes in Obedience, Rally-O, Agility, and may enter the sport of conformation in the near future. She continues to enjoy dancing but now with her dogs!

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