Managing Dog Aggression

Organiser: RSPCA Victoria

Managing Dog Aggression

Organiser: RSPCA Victoria

Date: 16 June 2023

Audience / Open to: all

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This seminar equips professionals working with aggressive dogs with the knowledge and skills to understand dog aggression, prevent bites, and respond in emergency situations. Participants will learn defensive handling techniques and how to respond if a dog is attacking a person or another dog.

Jade Currie is a qualified and experienced animal behaviour consultant and trainer with over eight years of experience in the field. She has worked in various roles, including leading a team of behavioural trainers and veterinarians at a large open-intake animal shelter, serving as a subject matter expert on animal behaviour and training for RSPCA staff and community education programs, and providing private behaviour consulting and training services for pet owners in specialist veterinary behaviour clinics.

Jade Currie, BSc (animal behaviour), Nationally Accredited Behaviour Trainer (Delta Society), MindDog Trainer

What you will learn
  • Understanding dog aggression
  • Types of bites and attacks
  • Bite prevention techniques and approaches
  • Emergency defensive handling techniques
  • What to do if you or someone else is being attacked
  • What to do if a dog is attacking another dog