The Puppy Socialization Webinar Series Sponsored by Ceva
What's better than a puppy? A happy, well-adjusted puppy! But not all puppies come into your practice with the same chance at reaching that goal. How can you identify these potential 'lemon' puppies? How can you help them and their human family members?
In this series of webinars, Dr. Elizabeth Feltes, ACVB Resident in Private Practice, and Amanda Eick, RVT, KPA CTP, VTS (Behavior), will demonstrate how to evaluate puppies, guide them through the socialization process, and increase the chances for a good outcome. Then Rachel Lees, RVT, KPA CTP, VTS (Behavior), will share the ins and outs of running a puppy socialization program in your practice.
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Puppy Socialization: Is this puppy normal or a ‘lemon’? Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time
Ever wonder if the behaviors a client is describing are normal? What behaviors should your watch for that can tell you if a puppy is going to need more help? In this webinar, Dr. Elizabeth Feltes, ACVB Resident in Private Practice, and Amanda Eick, RVT, KPA CTP, VTS (Behavior),will review normal puppy socialization and development, and how to identify "lemons" who may show up in your practice. This presentation includes a review of body language in puppies using video and photos. Attendees will leave with information on how to identify these puppies in their exam rooms during puppy appointments.
Puppy Socialization: Providing "Lemon Aid" Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time
Once you know what you are looking at and can identify puppies who are "lemons" - what do you do about them? In this webinar, Dr. Elizabeth Feltes, ACVB Resident in Private Practice, and Amanda Eick, RVT, KPA CTP, VTS (Behavior), will cover options from pheromones to supplements to medications used to get these little lemons back on track and keep them in their homes. Find out how they approach these puppies during puppy consultations and what you can do in your hospital to improve the lives of everyone involved.
Puppy Socialization: Running a puppy socialization program in your practice Monday, July 1, 2019 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time
Normal or abnormal, all puppies can benefit from a puppy socialization program. Offering a puppy socialization program in your practice is a great way to have your client's bond with the practice, monitor puppy development and ensure that client's get support during this critical period. In this final webinar in the puppy socialization series, Rachel Lees, RVT, KPA CTP, VTS (Behavior),will review how to set up a program, tailor it to your practice, and support puppies who are "lemons" during their participation.
Dr. Elizabeth Feltes, ACVB Resident in Private Practice, is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, a resident of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, and owner of The Behavior Clinic located in Olmsted Falls, Ohio. In July 2018, Dr. Feltes received the R.K Anderson Resident Research Award from the ACVB for her work on inter-dog aggression within the home. When not seeing patients, Dr. Feltes enjoys spending time with her two sons and husband hiking, riding horses, and hanging out with their pets.
Amanda Eick, RVT, KPA CTP, VTS (Behavior) is a graduate of Ashland University and the AAHA Distance Education Veterinary Technology Program. Ms. Eick has been involved in various aspects of veterinary medicine for over 20 years as a veterinary nurse in private practice, faculty member in veterinary nursing programs, owner of a private training business, and as the practice manager and senior veterinary behavior technician at The Behavior Clinic. A Fear Free certified professional and approved Fear Free speaker, she is the current president of the Academy of Veterinary Behavior Technicians.
Rachel Lees, RVT, KPA CTP, VTS (Behavior) is a graduate of Cuyahoga Community College. Ms. Lees is the lead veterinary behavior technician at The Behavior Clinic where she enjoys working with her patients to help them achieve medical care. One of her long time special interest areas is puppy and kitten development. Rachel is a Fear Free Certified Professional and approved speaker. In addition to serving on the wellness committee for NAVTA, the Academy of Veterinary Behavior Technicians Council of Regents, and as the speaker chair for the Clinical Animal Behavior Conference, she can be found in the yoga studio or spending time with her pets.