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NEW! July 26, 2016 7:00- 8:30 PM Central Time WEBINAR Train Your Parrot to Step Up. Your Computer. Many parrots have learned to show fear responses and/or aggressive behavior towards hands due to traditional training methods. Learn how to train your parrot to step up using techniques Barbara Heidenreich has developed traveling the world training thousands of parrots using force free methods at her workshops. You will discover the tiny details that will help you finally get success. Includes an additional optional 30 minutes of Q & A at the end. Limited spaces! Fee is $34.95. You will get access to a recorded version after the live event. To register and reserve your spot visit this link http://www.instantpresenter.com/PIID=EE51DF898646
NEW! July 30, 2016 12:00- 1:30 PM Central Time WEBINAR Solutions for Biting and Aggressive Behavior in Companion Parrots. Your Computer. Tired of getting bit by your parrot? Are you stumped by his or her aggressive behavior? Professional animal trainer Barbara Heidenreich has solutions for you. Biting does not have to be part of life with a parrot. Learn 9 simple strategies to choose from to apply that can allow you to enjoy a relationship based on trust between you and your parrot. Watch numerous video examples of successful application of these strategies. Includes an additional optional 30 minutes of Q & A at the end. Limited spaces! Fee is $34.95. You will get access to a recorded version after the live event. To register and reserve your spot visit this link http://www.instantpresenter.com/PIID=EE51DF898647
NEW! August 2, 2016 7:00- 8:30 PM Central Time WEBINAR Becoming a Better Parrot Trainer: Practical Application Skills that Make a Difference. Your Computer. The devil is in the details when it comes to becoming the best parrot trainer you can be. Learn specific techniques and skills that will take your training to another level. These are methods developed by professional trainer Barbara Heidenreich from working with thousands of parrots over the years at her workshops she presents around the world. You don’t want to miss this one! Rarely offered, but a wealth of information and many video examples. Fee is $34.95 Includes an additional optional 30 minutes of Q & A at the end. Limited spaces! To register and reserve your spot visit this link http://www.instantpresenter.com/PIID=EE51DF89874F
August 5, 2016 "Veterinary Behavior Symposium" San Antonio, TX, USA Barbara will be presenting on Using Science Based Training Technology to Train Avian, Exotics and Zoo Animals to Cooperate in Medical Care. Learn more and register at http://www.mtgs-etc.com/registration/mi/acvb_wMachForm/vbs2016.html
NEW! August 6, 2016 12:00- 1:30 PM Central Time WEBINAR Solutions for Biting and Aggressive Behavior in Companion Parrots. Your Computer. Tired of getting bit by your parrot? Are you stumped by his or her aggressive behavior? Professional animal trainer Barbara Heidenreich has solutions for you. Biting does not have to be part of life with a parrot. Learn 9 simple strategies to choose from to apply that can allow you to enjoy a relationship based on trust between you and your parrot. Watch numerous video examples of successful application of these strategies. Includes an additional optional 30 minutes of Q & A at the end. Limited spaces! Fee is $34.95. You will get access to a recorded version after the live event. To register and reserve your spot visit this link http://www.instantpresenter.com/PIID=EE51DD83884D
August 15-17, 2016 "Zoological Association of America Mid Year Meeting" Providence, Rhode Island. Barbara will be presenting an animal training workshop at this event. http://zaa.org/conference/mid-year-meeting
SOLD OUT! August 20-25, 2016 "Beyond Basics. Positive Parrot Retreat" Dallas, OR, USA Hosted by Cockatoo Downs. This unique and advanced seminar is for you if you have found yourself fascinated with positive reinforcement teaching and are eager to move beyond the basics, OR have trained your bird or another bird in a skill beyond target training, stepping up, or turning around, OR have previously attended a seminar, webinar, or class where the basics of positive reinforcement training have been covered, OR you feel like you've got the basics down even if you've learned then unconventionally and you're ready to take the next step. This event is truly Beyond the Basics. You are more ready than you think. Come dig into the next level of bird training. Early bird registration will be open on November 1. Visit www.cockatoodowns.com for the latest information as it becomes available.
August 27-September 1, 2016 "ExoticsCon Veterinary Conference" Portland, OR, USA. Barbara will be presenting a flight training lab with Chris Shank and Pamela Clark on site at Cockatoo Downs for this event. Barbara will also be presenting how training for medical care significantly reduced stress for treatment of a serious illness in a cockatoo. Visit www.exoticscon.org for more information.
September 17-18, 2016 "Parrot Society of UK 50th Anniversary Celebration" Chester Zoo, United Kingdom Hosted by The Parrot Society of the UK. Barbara will presenting on her work with the Kakapo Recovery Program on the 17th and will be giving a special workshop on solving parrot behavior problems on the morning of Sunday the 18th. The workshop requires a separate registration. Do be sure to register in advance for this special workshop! Visit http://www.theparrotsocietyuk.org/home for more information and also here.
September 20-24, 2016 "EAZA Conference" Belfast, Ireland. Barbara will be participating in this conference and contributing to the animal training working group. http://eaza2016.com/
SOLD OUT! October 15-16, 2016 "2 Day Parrot Training Workshop" Karlsruhe, Germany Hosted by Parrots Parcel. Visit http://parrots-parcel.com/ for more information or to get on the waiting list.
October 17-19, 2016 Private Zoo Consultation Europe
October 21-23, 2016 Private Zoo Consultation Europe
SOLD OUT! October 25-27, 2016 "Fundamentals of Animal Training Workshop for Zoo Professionals"Boras, Sweden. Hosted by Boras Djurpark. An intensive hands on training workshop for professionals who work in zoos and similar facilities. Multi-species focused. Visit http://www.animaltrainingworkshopsweden.com for more information.
October 29-31, 2016 Private Zoo Consultation Europe
NEW! December 2-3, 2016 “Parrot Training Workshop & Solving Behavior Problems Lectures” TASC Midwest Holiday Bird Expo St Charles, IL, USA Barbara will be in the Chicagoland area with a workshop on parrot training and mini lectures on parrot behavior problems such as addressing vocalizing for attention, aggressive behavior and behavior problems related to reproductive hormones. Additional speakers include Dr. Susan Orosz and Dr. Peter Sakas who will discuss topics in avian health, Jason Crean who will discuss nutritional topics, and more. You don’t want to miss this line-up! All Access Pass is just $60. This also includes access to the huge vendor hall with special deals on toys, food, habitats and more. Get your pass at http://midwestbirdexpo.com/
NEW! December 9-11, 2016 "Clinical Animal Behavior Conference" Las Vegas, NV, USA. Barbara Heidenreich and Dr Alicia McLaughlin will be teaming up for a day of instruction on working with parrots in a clinical setting. This conference includes intensive hands on practical application opportunities as well as lectures catered to veterinary professionals interested in working with parrots. Visit this link for more information. http://www.animalbehaviorconference.com/
NEW! February 25-26, 2017 "The Art and Science of Animal Training Conference" Dallas, TX, USA. Barbara will be participating in this event. This is the conference for you if you really want to challenge yourself as a professional trainer. The combination of truly accomplished scientists and trainers raises the bar when it comes to conferences targeting animal training professionals. Stimulating presentations and conversations occupy every moment that passes far too quickly. You will leave knowing there is much more to learn and we have only just scratched the surface. More info at https://www.artandscienceofanimaltraining.org/conference/