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December 28, 2014 NEW WEBINAR! Solutions for Parrot Behavior Problems Related to Hormones. 3-4 PM Central Territorial aggression, biting family members and excessive vocalizations have all been attributed to parrots with reproductive hormones in overdrive. Learn how to prevent hormone amplification and what to do if a parrot is presenting undesired behavior due to a drive to reproduce. COST: $34.95 To register visit this link: http://www.instantpresenter.com/PIID=ED55DB83854A Space is limited to 24 participants.
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January 6, 2015 NEW WEBINAR! Solutions for Parrot Behavior Problems Related to Hormones. 7-8 PM Central Territorial aggression, biting family members and excessive vocalizations have all been attributed to parrots with reproductive hormones in overdrive. Learn how to prevent hormone amplification and what to do if a parrot is presenting undesired behavior due to a drive to reproduce. COST: $34.95 To register visit this link: http://www.instantpresenter.com/PIID=ED55DB838546 Space is limited to 24 participants
January 10, 2015 NEW WEBINAR! How to Train Your Parrot to Present Specific Behaviors 3-4 PM Central. This webinar will go over the step by step process for training common desired behaviors. We will use targeting, step up and recall as examples. Early registrants will have the opportunity to request instruction for additional specific behavior goals. Learn important do’s and don’ts of the training process that impact reaching your training goals. COST: $34.95 To register visit this link: http://www.instantpresenter.com/PIID=ED55DB838547 Space is limited to 24 participants.
January 17-18, 2015 "North American Veterinary Conference" Orlando, FL, USA Barbara will be participating in the Fear Free Veterinary Exam initiative meetings and presentations.
January23-25 2015 "Parrot Festival" Houston,TX USA Visit www.ParrotFestival.org for more information.
March 1st, 2015 "2nd Annual Rainforest Parrot Party" Loxahatchee, FL, USA. Hosted by the Rainforest Clinic fo Birds and Exotics. 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Barbara will be presenting via Skype at this event. More information here https://www.facebook.com/events/299000816951026/permalink/343838845800556/
March 14, 2015 "7th Annual Art and Science of Animal Training" Denton, TX, USA Barbara will be participating in the public event and presenting at the private meeting on "Weight Management in Animal Training: Pitfalls, Ethical Considerations and Alternative Options" http://orgs.unt.edu/orca/conference/
April 4-5, 2015 "Hands on Parrot Training Workshop" Near Stockholm, Sweden More information coming soon.
April 11-12, 2015 "The Ethics of Creating Motivation in Animal Training Seminar" Lund, Sweden. Help shape the future of animal training! Join us for a unique interactive symposium designed to stimulate animal trainers from all fields to challenge the industry to improve animal welfare as it pertains to creating motivation for training. Learn from international industry leaders in the zoological, research, and companion animal training communities. Explore the pitfalls of commonly accepted practices still in use today, such as deprivation, isolation and weight management. Dissect the other less obvious, but potentially harmful strategies that are commonly used to influence motivation. Learn how these approaches impact welfare and how to transition to alternative options.
Interactive sessions have participants working with colleagues to help define acceptable industry standards, creating protocols and learning how to facilitate change. Participants will also have opportunities to share success stories or present challenges for feedback. This event will be held April 11-12, 2015 in the Malmo region, Sweden. The date and location is designed to accommodate travelers who may be attending the ABMA conference (www.theabma.org) in Denmark. It is a short two hour train ride from the symposium to the ABMA conference which begins the evening of April 13. This groundbreaking event is not to be missed! Presented in English. Group activities also presented in Swedish. Hosted by Barbara’s Force Free Animal Training www.BarbarasFFAT.com and Carpe Momentum www.carpemomentum.nu Registration and more information here! www.MotivationSymposium.com Early Bird Registration only $150 US!
April 13-18, 2105 " Animal Behavior Management Alliance Annual Conference" Copenhagen, Denmark Barbara will be participating in this event. Visit www.TheABMA.org for more information.
April 18-23, 2015 "International Conference on Avian, Herpetoligcal and Exotic Mammal Medicine " Paris, France Barbara will be presenting a 4 hour parrot training lab, 4 hour rabbit training lab and a master class on Solving Behavior Problems in Avian and Exotic Companion Animals. http://www.icare2015.eu/
April 25-26, 2015 "Parrot Training Workshop" Finland More info coming soon
July 9-13, 2015 "Positive Parrot Training Retreat" Dallas, Oregon. Hosted by Cockatoo Downs. This one of a kind hands-on training experience allows participants to bring their own birds. Participants receive one on one coaching from parrot behavior and training experts. The resident free flying cockatoos at Cockatoo Downs are also available for training. This intimate gathering is kept small to ensure individualized attention.For registration information visit http://www.cockatoodowns.com/positive-parrot-training-retreat-2015.html
August 29 - September 2, 2015 "ExoticsCon Veterinary Conference" San Antonio, TX. Barbara will be participating in this event. http://exoticscon.org/
September 15-19, 2015 "European Association of Zoos and Aquariums Conference" Wroclaw, Poland. Barbara will be participating in this conference.
October 17-18, 2015 "Animal Training for Professionals Event" Netherlands. Hosted by Animal Concepts www.animalconcepts.eu/ More info coming soon
October 24-25, 2015 "Two Day Parrot Training Workshop" Iserlohn, Germany. Hosted by Parrots Parcel. www.parrots-parcel.com More info coming soon
November 14-15, 2015 "Canadian Parrot Conference" Guelph, Ontario, Canada More info coming soon https://www.facebook.com/events/539616259469666/