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Muzzle Up: Dispelling the stigma of dogs wearing muzzles

Video Description:

In the world of dog behavior, one of the most essential pieces of safety equipment we have is the muzzle. Unfortunately,  their appearance and the judgments associated with them prevent their usage, sometimes with tragic consequences. Dogs wear muzzles for a plethora of reasons.

In this seminar video, learn why dogs wear muzzles, how to properly muzzle train a dog, incorporating enrichment activities into the muzzle training plan, and strategies to educate clients and the public on muzzle safety. 

Presentation by: Maureen Backman, MS, CTC, PCT-A

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Presenter Bio:

Maureen Backman, MS, CTC, PCT-A owns Mutt About Town, which offers private dog training services in the San Francisco Bay Area, and is the founding director of The Muzzle Up! Project. 

She graduated with honors from Jean Donaldson’s prestigious Academy for Dog Trainers, is certified in training by the Pet Professional Accreditation Board, and has a master’s degree in rehabilitation psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Maureen’s particular strength is combining her knowledge of counseling and coaching along with her studies in positive reinforcement training techniques to help humans understand how to communicate and work with their dogs.

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This video qualifies for 4 trainer CEUs