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    17 Jan 2023

    Reward-based training: a guide for dog trainers The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) recommends positive reinforcement training methods for dogs as the preferred method of training. Introduction The use
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    An update on puppy classes

    28 Oct 2016, Perry G

    Proceedings ... advise owners of puppies and older dogs to attend training classes if they want a well-behaved dog and there ... body of research to support training and particularly reward based training.
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    15 Jan 2019

    touch with an accredited trainer that uses reward-based training techniques. The Association of Pet Dog Trainers ... professionals and the public, and advocating dog-friendly training. To find an accredited trainer in your area visit
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    Kitten counselling: preventive counselling from birth to adulthood

    25 May 2014, Landsberg G

    Proceedings of the Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference The Australian Veterinary ... the concepts of normal feline behaviour, reward based training, and establishing healthy social relationships
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    26 May 2023

    industry; promoting strengths, capabilities, and the rewards of work; and protecting all of us when we experience ... tailored psychological health and safety awareness training in the workplace for all members of the veterinary
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    01 Jan 2010

    veterinarian Policy Veterinarians by virtue of their training, skill and knowledge promote animal welfare at ... patterns and environments where the owners financial rewards, entertainment or self-glorification are the prime
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    01 May 2023

    bespoke psychological health and safety awareness training sessions for all individuals working in the veterinary ... information at the conclusion of the pilot program training, in early 2025. Background In response to our
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    05 Nov 2021

    of punishment and negative reinforcement in dog training Policy Punishment and negative reinforcement should ... used in attempts to change the behaviour of dogs. Training of dogs is best achieved through positive reinforcement
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    19 Jan 2024

    Mental Health First Aid Training 2024 course dates announced Equip yourself with the skills needed ... NSW Working in the veterinary industry can be rewarding but it can also be challenging and stressful at
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    28 Oct 2022

    Modern animal welfare science gives us better training techniques to use with our pets. These techniques ... harming them. Positive reinforcement (reward-based training) has been shown to be more effective than
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    What to Do when Training Does Not Help

    13 Aug 2019, Seksel K

    Proceedings of AVA Annual Conference, Perth, 2019 The Australian Veterinary Association ... Australian Veterinary Association Ltd What to Do when Training Does Not Help We can and often do many things
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    22 Jan 2019

    Mental health first aid course Training to help you help a person who is developing a mental health problem ... About Working in the veterinary industry can be rewarding but it can also be challenging and stressful at
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    Treating fear aggression in dogs: unfamiliar dogs and humans

    25 May 2014, Landsberg G

    management of the problem with preventive measures; training to achieve focused and calm behaviours in the ... products where indicated and graduated exposure training (desensitization and counterconditioning and response
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    Puppy learning behaviour

    12 Mar 2010, Wilson K

    Accredited Instructor Cert IV in Dog Behavioural Training The Lake Veterinary Hospitals 18 Maude Street ... to discuss puppy learning behaviour. This is not based on here say and tradition but on scientifically
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    11 Aug 2022

    Mental health first aid training Training to help you help a person who is developing a mental health ... About Working in the veterinary industry can be rewarding but it can also be challenging and stressful at
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    Just because we can, should we

    05 Jun 2017, Seksel K

    the bond is not strong between pet and owner. Training problem or Behaviour Problem? Many people offer ... specialist or any specialised qualifications or training. Anyone, apart from registered veterinarians,
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    Puppy learning behaviour and body language: current best practice puppy classes

    18 Mar 2011, Wilson K

    Canine Good Citizens CGC in Dog Behavioural Training Lecturer and Assessor Delta Instructors Course ... Current Best Practice Class Format Curriculum Training for instructors Practice involvement and support
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    15 Jul 2022

    citronella and choke collars. Positive reinforcement training of dogs renders the use of such equipment unnecessary ... positive-reinforcement training. Background The use of positive reinforcement training methods is recommended
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    When dog training can help and when it cannot: The dog’s welfare depends on you!

    29 Aug 2019, Seksel K

    Proceedings of the 2019 Small Animal, Dentistry and Behaviour Conference, Gold Coast The Australian ... Australian Veterinary Association Ltd. When dog training can help and when it cannot: The dog s welfare
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    Puppy classes: are you using the best methods?

    12 Mar 2010, Wilson K

    Accredited Instructor Cert IV Dog Behavioural Training The Lake Veterinary Hospitals 18 Maude Street ... OH&S Methods of training Class Format and Curriculum Teaching aids Training for instructors