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Friday 6th March 2015

10.00 - 11.00 - SOLD OUT
Clicker Training
Angela White Fellow KCAI (CDA ObA BehA

Angela White is a lecturer, instructor, behavioural trainer, author and judge and has clocked up 30 years in dog training and canine behaviour.  She has written numerous books, articles and courses on dogs, training, behaviour and related subjects. She has studied and taught others behaviour and training at scientific, academic and practical levels.  Angela is Vice Chairman of the KCAI Board as well as Assessor, Verifier and Mentor.  She is a KCAI Fellow and holds Accreditation in Companion Dog Training, Behavioural Training, Competitive Obedience and Good Citizen Dog Scheme, all at the Advanced Level.      

Angela White discusses the Brain, Behaviour and Clicker Training, and the use of the Clicker for Behaviour Modification.

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11.00 - 12.00 - SOLD OUT
First Aid for Pet Owners
Sarah Wyatt DipAVN (Surg) BSc (Hons) CVN MBVNA

Since qualifying in 2005 Sarah has worked in several first opinion practices within Wiltshire and Somerset and most recently she has taken the challenge of a Head Nurse position at a busy mixed practice. Sarah attained the A1 Assessor qualification in 2008, the Clinical Coach training in 2012, the RCVS Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing in 2013 and have recently completed a BSc (Hons) in Clinical Veterinary Nursing. Her professional interests include anaesthesia and analgesia; life limited conditions and critical care.

The aim of this talk is to provide anyone working or living with dogs the skills to perform basic life support until Veterinary assistance can be provided.  We will cover cardiopulmonary-cerebral resuscitation (CPCR) to include the new RECOVER recommendations, haemorrhage control, basic bandaging and splinting techniques and run through some other common emergency scenario’s and their first aid treatment. 

There will be a brief look into the legalities of performing first aid to include the scope of the owner and Veterinary Nurse.

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12.00 - 13.00 - SOLD OUT
PRO PLAN Lecture • Nutritional Requirements of Growing Puppies            
Esther Rawlinson, BVMS MRCVS - Purina PRO PLAN       

Esther qualified as a vet from the Glasgow Vet School in 1991 and spent 10 years in mixed, then small animal practice with a particular interest in internal medicine and ultrasonography. She spent a further 10 years with an animal health pharmaceutical company as the global technical manager for heart, kidney and skin diseases of dogs and cats. Esther joined Nestlé Purina PetCare in 2011 as Veterinary Affairs Manager, providing  technical support for Purina Veterinary Diets® and PRO PLAN® and is responsible in particular for working with veterinary schools and specialists.

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13.00 - 14.00 - SOLD OUT
Rescue and Rehoming - “Training Needs for Dogs in Rescue”
Nathalie Ingham KCAI (RRA)

Nathalie started working and training with dogs when she was 12 years old in Italy at the Centro Cinofilo Biancospino, completing a course to become a dog trainer by the time she was 18. She then completed a degree in Animal Behaviour BSc (Hons) awarded by the University of Liverpool.  Nathalie took on a position as Behaviour Advisor running the Behaviour Advice Line at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home from 2007-2011 and then as Canine Welfare Trainer from 2011-current. One of her key projects as Canine Welfare Trainer was to re-develop the temperament assessing model and launch and complete the training for it across the three sites of BCDH.

Nathalie has completed a number of radio and television interviews on key issues surrounding dog ownership as well as featuring in the Your Dog ‘Ask the Expert’ with Battersea Dogs & Cats Home.

Dogs end up in rescues for many different reasons, training can help reduce stress levels, as well as provide them with stimulation and improve their ‘rehomability’. This talk looks at training and stimulation carried out by staff at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home”.

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14.00 - 15.00 - SOLD OUT
Keynote Speaker - Training a Dog Not to Show Pain, Doesn’t Stop it Hurting! - Insights into the Role of Pain in Problem Behaviour

Professor Danny Mills BVSc PhD FHEA CBiol FSBiol CCAB Dip ECAWBM MRCVS
European and RCVS recognised specialist in veterinary behavioural medicine
Animal Behaviour, Cognition and Welfare Group University of Lincoln

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15.00 - 16.00 - SOLD OUT
REPEATED LECTURE - Keynote Speaker - Training a Dog Not to Show Pain, Doesn’t Stop it Hurting! - Insights into the Role of Pain in Problem Behaviour

Professor Danny Mills BVSc PhD FHEA CBiol FSBiol CCAB Dip ECAWBM MRCVS
European and RCVS recognised specialist in veterinary behavioural medicine
Animal Behaviour, Cognition and Welfare Group University of Lincoln

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16.00 - 17.00 - SOLD OUT
Building a Super Successful Dog Business 
Kim Lyddon MBA, Director - The Dog Business Academy® 

Kim is a Dog Business Success Coach, International Trainer and founder of The Dog Business Academy®.  Kim created The Dog Business Academy® specifically to help those who  want to launch or expand a business in working with dogs, making plenty of money and creating more freedom for yourself.

If you are new or an experienced as a dog trainer, behaviourist or groomer, in fact if you run any type dog business and want success then this session is for you.   

* How to build a sustainable business

* Making your products and services irresistible

* How to create excited customers and boost your business

* Key strategies that successful businesses use.

..and much more.

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