Working with Clients: Tips from the Trenches (Geek Week)

It’s a common story. You come up with a great plan that includes enrichment, management, and training and should resolve the pet's issues in just a few weeks. But the client refuses to do it, or acts enthusiastically but then does nothing. Bottom line: Nothing changes and the family is still frustrated. What’s a professional …

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Pet Professional Guild Geek Week 2021

  Interested in learning more about how to help your overly excitable pet?  Or need help getting your pet training clients on board? Check out Irith's sessions at the Pet Professional Guild's Geek Week 2021!  

The 2022 Dog Behavior Conference

Join dog trainers, behavior geeks and pet pros from around the world on April 1-3, 2022 for one of the most anticipated and dynamic interactive online events of the year – the Dog Behavior Conference. Featuring a world-class roster of elite presenters covering topics ranging from training and behavior to rescue/shelter work and the latest …

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Dogs Really Want a Choice

Part of the What Dogs Really Want Masterclass, this interview touches on how to provide more choice to the animals we live with.


The Power of Choice and How It Can Decrease Stress in Dogs

Learn how giving dogs choices can help decrease their stress and improve behavior!   Join Irith Bloom (CPDT-KSA, CBCC-KA, CDBC, CSAT, KPA CTP, VSPDT, CBATI, TAGteacher, VSDTA Faculty, DWA Faculty) and Kristina Spaulding (PhD, CAAB) for two days of in-person interactive learning with working spots for six dogs. Irith and Kristina will present on the …

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Understanding and Addressing Stress

Dr. Kristina Spaulding & Irith Bloom - Understanding and Addressing Stress Date: Thursday, July 28th, 2022 Time: 3 pm Pacific Time (Click here for time at FDSA/Pacific Time). Fee: $19.95 USD Stress is a huge factor in animal behavior. Join Dr. Kristina Spaulding and Irith Bloom to learn more about stress – what stress is, …

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