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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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2016

NEW TOPIC! July 9, 2016 12-1:30 PM Central Time WEBINAR Creating Motivation and Identifying Reinforcers in Animal Training. Your Computer. Can't get training started because your animal just isn't motivated? This is the webinar for you! This is a topic Barbara Heidenreich is passionate about. This webinar is an in-depth look at the many ways to create motivation as well as the many types of reinforcers in our tool box. It also explores the important question of physical and psychological health and welfare when it comes to creating motivation. This topic is surprisingly complex and will get you thinking! 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=EE51DF89874E

NEW TOPIC! July 12, 2016 7:00-8:30 PM Central Time WEBINAR Creating Motivation and Identifying Reinforcers in Animal Training, Your Computer. Can't get training started because your animal just isn't motivated? This is the webinar for you! This is a topic Barbara Heidenreich is passionate about. This webinar is an in-depth look at the many ways to create motivation as well as the many types of reinforcers in our tool box. It also explores the important question of physical and psychological health and welfare when it comes to creating motivation. This topic is surprisingly complex and will get you thinking! 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=EE51DF89874D

NEW TOPIC! July 16, 2016 12:00 – 1:30 PM Central Time WEBINAR Advanced Concepts in Animal Training and Their Practical Application, Your Computer. Have you mastered the basics of animal training? Are you ready for more? This webinar will cover some concepts often underutilized by trainers or not well understood. Learn how to add behavior economics as a skill to your repertoire. Do you fully understand the many different possible applications of the bridging stimulus? What are your options when an animal presents undesired behavior? What is a pairing procedure with calm criteria and how is it different from classical conditioning or counter conditioning? Learn more in this fascinating webinar for the trainer ready for the next steps. 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=EE51DF89874B

NEW TOPIC! July 19, 2016 7:00 – 8:30 PM Central Time WEBINAR Advanced Concepts in Animal Training and Their Practical Application, Your Computer. Have you mastered the basics of animal training? Are you ready for more? This webinar will cover some concepts often underutilized by trainers or not well understood. Learn how to add behavior economics as a skill to your repertoire. Do you fully understand the many different possible applications of the bridging stimulus? What are your options when an animal presents undesired behavior? What is a pairing procedure with calm criteria and how is it different from classical conditioning or counter conditioning? Learn more in this fascinating webinar for the trainer ready for the next steps. 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=EE51DF89874A


NEW! July 23, 2016 12:00- 1:30 PM Central Time WEBINAR Addressing Screaming for Attention in Companion Parrots, Your Computer
. Challenged by a parrot that vocalizes loudly to get your attention? Tried everything and are still having a hard time getting it to stop? Professional animal trainer Barbara Heidenreich has solutions for you. There are intricate details that most people miss that really make a difference. Barbara explains in an easy to understand step by step process what it takes to get a handle on this very solvable problem. 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
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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

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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

NEW! 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 7, 2016 "Fear Free (TM) Parrot Handling Wet Lab" American Veterinary Medical Association Conference San Antonio, TX, USA Barbara Heidenreich and Alicia McLaughlin, DVM will be presenting this lab. https://www.avma.org/events/convention/pages/default.aspx

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.

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NEW! 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/

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October 15-16, 2016 "2 Day Parrot Training Workshop" Karlsruhe, Germany Hosted by Parrots Parcel. Visit http://parrots-parcel.com/ for more information as it becomes available.

October 17-19, 2016 Private Zoo Consultation Europe

October 21-23, 2016 Private Zoo Consultation Europe

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

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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/

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