6:30PM, Wednesday, March 18, 2020
We are thrilled to host a webcast with separation anxiety specialist Malena DeMartini, who has empowered so many families to help their pets overcome this heartbreaking condition. This webcast will explain how the resolution of separation anxiety is truly possible. The one-hour webcast will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A.
About our presenter: Malena DeMartini, CTC, is renowned in the dog training world for her work on canine separation anxiety (SA) disorder. Her book, Treating Separation Anxiety in Dogs, has helped countless numbers of dogs and her recent online course for guardians called Mission: POSSIBLE is now out and should prove to be an invaluable resource in the industry. In addition to writing and lecturing worldwide, Malena oversees a team of top SA trainers and runs an internationally accessible certification program for accomplished dog professionals looking to hone their skills.
Events Recordings and Slides
We were fortunate to have Certified Canine Behavior Consultant and Trainer Kim Melanson of Dingo Dog Studio join us for a special presentation. Kim shared why early socialization is important to our puppy's well-being, shared fun socialization activities for your pup, as well as how to set your new puppy up for success.
We're excited to report that there was a packed house for our recent "Click to Calm" talk, led by Canine Behavior Training Consultant Emma Parsons, who provided invaluable guidance for humanely and effectively helping dogs who are anxious or reactive to people or other dogs.
Thank you to Nance Moran and Dana Langley from Life is Dog, Inc. for joining us for a free talk on overcoming common dog behavior challenges. The session was jam packed with helpful tips on applying positive reinforcement (treats and praise), which is a proven method for encouraging positive behaviors in our dogs.
We were thrilled to have a full house for our recent talk on dog behavior, led by renowned animal behaviorist Kelley Bollen, MS, CABC. As the owner and director of Animal Alliances, LLC, Kelley consults with pet owners and shelters to improve the lives of companion animals. She spoke about common dog behavior issues such as barking and jumping, provided practical strategies for addressing them, and answered questions about specific dog issues.
We were honored to have Stephanie Harris, Massachusetts State Director for the Humane Society of the US, join us for a discussion about hot legislative topics in Massachusetts. She shared what each of us can do to help create a more humane society right here in the Commonwealth.
A special thank you!
We're grateful to Middlesex Savings Bank and the Humane Society of the US for sponsoring our recent talks, to the Hopkinton Community Center and the Hopkinton Public Library for hosting us, and to our friends at HCAM for recording the Lecture Series.