Professional Seminars

The East Bay SPCA welcomes experts who are the leaders in their field to host special guest seminars and classes. Designed to provide further enrichment to the lives we share with our companion animals. Each seminar offers a unique opportunity to learn about the latest theories and techniques in animal care and training.

Dr. Sophia Yin Presents: Modifying Fear and Aggression in Dogs and Cats

Dr. Sophia Yin will present a one-day seminar at the East Bay SPCA's Oakland Education & Training Center titled "Modifying Fear and Aggression in Dogs and Cats." This interactive seminar is great for pet owners, veterinary staff, groomers, trainers and animal care workers!

Dr. Yin is a veterinarian, animal behaviorist, author, and international expert on Low Stress Handling. Her “pet-friendly” techniques for animal handling and behavior modification are shaping the new standard of care for veterinarians and pet care professionals. Full bio here.

Date: Sunday, September 14, 2014
8:00 am - 5:45 pm
Oakland Classroom at the EBSPCA Oakland Campus: 8323 Baldwin Street, 94621
Breakfast, Lunch and snacks will be provided.

Seminar Topics:
-A Two Step Process for Modifying Behavior in Dogs and Cats
-Recognizing Fear and Aggression in Dogs and Cats
-Reversing Fear and Aggression in Dogs and Cats
-Low Stress Handling and Restraint of Difficult Dogs and Cats
-Impulse Control: Teaching Dogs to Learn to Earn—a Quick and Safe Alternative to the Alpha Role

This course offers 3 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) for trainers, and 5 for Behavior Consultants. Please bring your 7 digit CCPDT ID Number with you.

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