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When Theory Collides with Reality in Pet Dog Training. Presented by Jean Donaldson

  • Monday, January 20, 2020
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Live Webinar

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CEUs: PPAB 1, IAABC 1, KPA 1, CCPDT (pending)

This webinar will focus on the day to day job of pet dog trainers and how it intersects with proposals of how to train from theoreticians. How do we do the least harm and the most good on the ground?

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the reality of pet dog training

  • Understand how practice and theory meet

  • Understand how to make a positive impact and avoid causing harm


About The Presenter


Jean Donaldson


Jean is the founder and principal instructor of The Academy for Dog Trainers. The Academy has trained and certified over 800 trainers in evidence-based dog behavior, training, teaching and behavior counseling since 1999. She is a four-time winner of The Dog Writers' Association of America's Maxwell Award, and her books include The Culture Clash, Oh Behave! Dogs From Pavlov to Premack to Pinker, and Train Like a Pro. In 2017, Jean was recruited to create Dog Training 101 for The Great Courses.

Born in Montreal, Canada, Jean founded the Montreal Flyball Association, and Renaissance Dog Training, the first positive reinforcement-based school and counseling service in the province. Her own dogs and dogs she has trained have earned numerous titles and wins in a variety of dog sports, including OTCh, TDX, HIT and FDCh. While a student, she worked as an adoption counselor at the Montreal SPCA and later served on its Board of Directors. Before founding The Academy, Jean did exclusively referral aggression cases for six years. She lives in Oakland, California, with her dog, Brian, adopted in 2015.


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