During the 2017 Stamford ClickerExpo I attended a session by Terry Ryan on lateral thinking. The session was called: “When nothing is working: Lateral thinking for dog trainers.” This session included demonstrations, drills and discussions to help the audience practice thinking about things in new ways. At the beginning of the session, Terry emphasized that […]
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I love attending animal training conferences and seminars. In this section, you’ll find notes and information from animal training and animal behavior conferences, clinics, and workshops that I have attended. For easy reference, these notes are also organized by conference on this page of my site.
At the end of March, I attended ClickerExpo in Stamford, Connecticut. The weekend was full of interesting presentations and thought-provoking discussions. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing several blog posts with some of my notes from both the March ClickerExpo and also the January ClickerExpo in Portland, Oregon. On the first day of […]
These are my notes from the Jan. 2016 ClickerExpo clicker training conference. They were originally published on my business site, DogTrainingology. In January 2016, I visited Reno for several days to attend ClickerExpo, one of the largest gatherings of clicker trainers and positive animal trainers. The event, which is held three times a year (twice […]
I spent Memorial Day weekend in downtown Chicago at the annual convention for the Association for Behavior Analysis, International. We had a great time! Three full days of presentations, over five hundred sessions to choose from, many opportunities to see and talk with old friends, and lots of great food. The conference covers lots of […]
At this year’s Art and Science of Animal Training Conference, Bob Bailey and Marian Breland Bailey were awarded the Anderson Award for their contributions to the field of animal training. If you’ve read any of my previous posts about Bob Bailey, you are probably aware that Bob is an incredibly knowledgeable and experienced trainer who […]
This year has been incredibly busy for a variety of reasons! In addition to my dog training business, I was in charge of planning the 8th annual Art and Science of Animal Training Conference and, for the first time this spring, I taught an undergraduate behavior analysis class at the University of North Texas. Unfortunately, […]