Fall 2015 Events

Hi all! I hope everyone is enjoying the summer with their canine and feline companions. Fall is just around the corner and with it come some great events. Registration is open for all of them so get your place in now!



Saturday, September 12th from 12PM-4PM
Are you very busy with your life? Are you part of the Midnight Dogwalkers Club (where no one else can see you)? Are you desperate to learn how to rein in your dog’s reactivity but not sure where to get started? We work on what owners need to know in order to succeed and teach dogs what they need to know in order to cool it. Ideal for dogs with arousal issues, hypervigilance, motion sensitivity and general impulse control issues including a history of snapping, lunging, basically just freaking out. Ideal for owners that are committed to their dogs and are looking for some efficient ways to help their dog reach the goals of walking nicely in a neighborhood, seeing other critters and not losing their mind, and more.
The first part of the day will be lecture and discussion about body language, your own experiences and we might toss in some science to help you understand how the reactive canine brain works. Then we’ll move into hands-on work! You will be introduced to several exercises that are key for getting your reactive dog to behave better. Registration will be for auditors and handler/dog teams. All working dogs in seminar must have a crate and be comfortable in it.


October 3rd and 4th, 2015 from 9AM-5PM

Join us for a remarkable two day experience with one of the country’s most amazing dog behaviorists, Brenda Aloff. Brenda’s CV is too extensive to put here, but you can check out her information on her website, www.brendaaloff.com.

October 3rd will focus on performance work. October 4th will focus on problem behaviors in dogs.



October 10, 2015 from 12PM-4PM

Learn how to evaluate dogs in a way that is safe for you and low-stress for the dog. I will also be covering transitioning a foster dog into your home, successful fostering practices, multi-dog issues and more. NEBCR volunteers come for free! Other folks – please join us for a small donation of $25 (all proceeds go to New England Border Collie Rescue).



Saturday, October 24th from 1PM-5PM at Dakin Humane Society

Litterbox Issues – How to Create a Lifelong Relationship Between the Litterbox and your Cat
Does your cat miss the box (or doesn’t even try to get in the box)?  Has your sink or tub – or anywhere else – become a litterbox substitute?  In this one hour mini-seminar you will learn how to help your cat learn to love his litterbox.  You will leave knowing what cats like and don’t like with litterboxes, why they don’t use a box… and what you can do to change all of that!

Krazy Kitties! – How to Keep High Energy Cats From Destroying You and Your House
Do you have a cat that launches at you or your cats from perches and from under beds?  Has your cat made you bleed in the past week?  Does he wake you up in the middle of the night meowing?  This one hour mini-seminar is for cat caregivers who are at their wit’s end with how to deal with their cat’s energy.  We will discuss cat schedules, exercise, discipline, and how to get your cat under control.

Claws & Paws – Having Your Dog and Cat Get Along
Have you recently added a new cat or dog to your multi-pet household?  Is the fur a flyin’?  This one hour mini-seminar will go over proper introduction techniques as well as offer solutions for the common issues that come up between cats and dogs.  We will cover barking, chasing, scratching, as well as other problems pet caregivers encounter.

The Meow Wars

Do you have two cats that used to get along…but now, not so much? If your cats are fighting or having issues in the home, this one hour mini-seminar will arm you with the knowledge to understand what’s happening and the tools to fix it!

This CATerrific afternoon is only $65!




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