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Service Dog Training Institute

Stress and the Owner-Trained Service Dog Webinar

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Welcome to our First Webinar!  This topic is so important to the success and long term health of your service dog. The video is 90 minutes long, broken into 10 pieces plus the answer to student questions section. 

Did you know that stress level can make or break a Service Dog’s career?

And even shorten your dog’s working career and life?

Do you want to geek out and learn the biology behind acute and chronic stress and how it affects the body and performance of both simple and complex tasks?

Find out what signs to look for during training that indicate mild to moderate stress and what you can do to help your dog reverse them. Discover things handlers do to cause their dog stress without even knowing it and how easy they are to change.
If you have a dog in a fear period, this webinar is a MUST! Jam packed full of applicable information! 

Photos, graphs and video clips to demonstrate. 

This webinar covers 9 main topics related to Stress in Service Dogs:

    • What is Stress?

    • What Causes Stress?

    • The Stress Process: Chemicals

    • Function of Stress Behaviours

    • Common Stress Behaviours Related to Training

    • 17 Behaviours that Indicate Low Level Stress

    • Therapeutic Threshold 

    • Fear Period/Sensitive Dogs Considerations

    • Quiz

Ideal for owner trainers of service dogs and professional dog trainers alike!

Prerecorded webinar includes questions asked by students. 

Donna Hill B.Sc. B.Ed is the speaker 

CAD$25 for this 60 minute plus 30 min Q/A pre-recorded webinar. Students of this webinar have access to the material for 1 year starting from the date of purchase.

Completion Certificate & Continuing Education Units

Once you have marked all parts complete and completed the quiz with an 80% or more passing score, your completion certificate will display on this page (webinar home page). Dog trainers can present the certificate to their professional organization for 1.5 hours CEU consideration.