An in-depth analysis of the science behind stress in dogs
In The Stress Factor in Dogs, Dr. Kristina Spaulding explores what science has revealed about stress in dogs and other mammals and demonstrates how to effectively read scientific research in order to apply our acquired knowledge to the dogs in our lives. This thoroughly comprehensive book provides detailed insight on how stress affects the health and well-being of our dogs at all stages of development. By analyzing how stress is connected to problem behaviors, such as aggression and reactivity, Dr. Spaulding is able to offer solutions to dog owners, trainers, veterinarians, and shelter staff who desire to reduce stress and increase resiliency in dogs.
Latest episode: September 8, 2022
Wednesday, October 5th at 2 pm ET.
The function of emotion is to motivate behavior. That means it’s very closely tied to learning. In fact, certain theories of emotion view emotions as reinforcements or punishments for behavior. In this webinar, learn what emotion is, the different viewpoints on how emotion influences behavior and how to harness this information to your benefit.
October 19th – 21st, Daytona Beach, FL
Join us in person for this year’s APDT Conference. Irith and I will be doing a variety of talks on agency and choice. And don’t miss the panel discussion on Finding Your Crew – fostering support and friendship among dog professionals.
Fear and Impulsivity Mentorship – October 17th, 2022 – Would you like to improve your effectiveness and success rate with impulsivity/hyperactivity, reactivity, and fear clients, or are you looking to get started with these types of behavior issues?
June 3 – 4, 2023
Masschusetts – click here for more information
Do you work with dogs who have big behavior issues and are stressed to the max?
Do you want to learn more about how giving dogs choices can help decrease their stress and improve behavior?
Join Irith Bloom (CPDT-KSA, CBCC-KA, CDBC, CSAT, KPA CTP, VSPDT, CBATI, TAGteacher, VSDTA Faculty, DWA Faculty) and Kristina Spaulding (PhD, CAAB) for two days of in-person interactive learning with working spots for 12 dogs.