This workshop covers the importance of achieving and maintaining quality of life for dogs in shelters. Training, behavior modification programs, mental, behavior & emotional stimulation for shelter dogs is covered. Before deciding to hold a dog for adoption, a shelter must provide true quality of life for each dog. This workshop also describes when something must be done because a shelter dog is suffering.
Presentation by: Sue Sternberg
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Sue Sternberg is the founder and director of Rondout Valley Animals for Adoption, a local not-for-profit open admission animal shelter in upstate New York. Sue is an expert in dog aggression and an innovator in the field of shelter dog welfare, and she develops programs to prevent pet relinquishment and overpopulation, to match families with safe pets, and to help shelters attend to the mental health of the animals in their care. With more than 23 years of experience, she shares her knowledge of dog behavior on radio and television shows, as a popular speaker at national humane and dog training conferences, and through books and videos.
No CEU's offered for this video per CCPDT.