Special Event | Behavior Seminar for Shelters, Rescues & Animal Control

Saturday, September 10, 2016 & Sunday, September 11, 2016

Kissable Canine is hosting a behavior seminar by Kelly Bollen, MS, CABC, at the Veterinary Holistic Center.

Kelley Bollen, MS, CABC is a Certified Animal Behavior Consultant with a Master’s degree in Animal Behavior who has specialized in shelter behavioral care for over fifteen years. Kelley is the former Director of Behavior Programs for the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Kelley currently serves as a member of the Shelter Medicine Program’s Academic Steering Committee at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, where she is also a lecturer.

Kelley is the owner of Animal Alliances, LLC (www.animalalliances.com) – an animal behavior consulting business in Northampton, MA and she consults with animal shelters across the country to help address behavioral wellness in the shelter. In her previous position as the Behavior Manager for the Massachusetts SPCA, Kelley conducted published research on shelter dog behavior evaluations. Kelley is an invited speaker at national conferences on subjects relating to shelter behavioral care.

She will be presenting:

Behavior Seminar for Shelters, Rescues & Animal Control

The topics include:

  • Dog and Cat Body Language & Safe Handling
  • Intakes & Adoptions – Getting Accurate Behavior Histories
  • Stress Recognition & Reduction
  • Enrichment Programs
  • Aggression
  • Temperament Evaluations
  • How Animals Learn
  • Behavior Modification
  • Training in the Shelter

For registration information, click here.