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“Because I saw you "do your magic" in person, I realized that I would be able to do it too.  I am not sure I would have made the progress I have made if I had not attended the workshop.  I have taken online courses, but I guess "seeing is believing."  I can't thank you enough”
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Parrot Training VideoThe first in our series of Parrot Behavior and Training DVD's, this DVD covers the basic fundamentals of training with positive reinforcement.
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Parrot Training BooksReading you parrots body language is one of the most important skills you can learn. Help to build a relationship with your parrot based on trust.
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Parrot Training Books 2 Learn how to modify your parrot’s aggressive behavior. 10 steps to address aggressive parrot behavior, common myths and real life case studies
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Upcoming Animal Training Events, Webinars and Seminars

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2017

REGISTRATION OPEN! August 25-27, 2017 “Avian Behavior and Training Workshop for Veterinary Professionals” Dallas, OR, USA. Open to veterinary professionals (or those studying to be) interested in working with parrots. This comprehensive two-day workshop at Cockatoo Downs will include the following: Practicing force-free handling skills with live parrots, understand the principles of training with positive reinforcement, reading and interpreting parrot body language, info and resources to educate clients about enrichment, behavior problems, training, pros and cons of flight, methods of seed diet transitions to pellets, strategies for getting clients to book annual exams. Interact, train, and hang out with the free flying cockatoos. Attendees will also have opportunities to work with chickens. And much more! Instructors Barbara Heidenreich, Chris Shank and Pamela Clark, CVT. Limited to 20 spaces. Learn more at this link http://www.cockatoodowns.com/avian-behavior-workshop-2017.html

Bird Training

September 19-23, 2017  “EAZA Conference” Netherlands.  Barbara will be participating in the animal training working group presentations and attending this conference.

NEW! SAVE THE DATE September 30- October 1, 2017 “Avian and Exotic Mammal Training Seminar and Practical Labs”  TBD, Norway. Two day seminar including hands on training opportunities with parrots and small mammals commonly kept as companion animals. Learn the intricate details specific to achieving success when it comes to practical application of training technology with these taxonomic groups. Learning theory as well as the mechanics of training with force free training technology will be explored via lecture, video, discussion, activities and hands on training opportunities. With video examples of animals voluntarily participating in educational programs, intramuscular injections and blood draws without restraint, participants will be inspired by the power of force free animal training. Suitable for veterinary professionals, behavior professionals, zoological professionals as well as companion animal enthusiasts.  Details coming soon!

Bird Training

NEW! October 21-22, 2017 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Minneapolis, MN Hosted by Avian Suites. Details are coming on this one. Save the date! We are not sure yet if this will be a one or two day event.

Bird Training

November 4-8 , 2017 “Zoological Association of America Conference”  San Antonio, TX, USA Barbara will be presenting an animal training workshop at this conference. http://www.zaa.org/conference/annual-conference

November 12-15 , 2017  “International Animal Training Conference” Twycross, United Kingdom. Hosted by the Twycross Zoo. Barbara will be giving the keynote address at this conference. https://twycrosszoo.org/animal-training-conference/

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