Upcoming Seminars & Courses

With Trish McMillan, MSc, CDBC, ACCBC, CPDT-KA

Upcoming Aggression in Dogs Workshop Dates with Michael Shikashio

Aggression in Dogs seminar

Current AID workshops are only offered online, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Check out www.thelooseleashacademy.com for info and registration.

ALL events, courses, and mentorships are approved for CEUs with KPA, CCPDT and IAABC. AID workshops are also approved for RACE credits

Contact Trishbehave@gmail.com for information about hosting workshops or seminars.

Past Speaking Engagements

Aggression in Dogs – Inaugural LIVESTREAM workshop – March, 2020

Australian Institute of Animal Management Darwin, Australia, 2019 Keynote Speaker Aggression and defensive handling

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Dallas, TX, 2019

Getting to Zero National Summit and Workshops, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 2019

Workshops:

  • Aggression and Defensive Handling
  • Behavior assessments and adoptability criteria
Lectures:
  • The magic of playgroups
  • Community outreach – moving beyond shelter walls
  • Marketing Shelter Pets
  • Low stress handling in shelters

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Novato, CA, 2019

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training St. Louis, MO, 2019

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 2019

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Cincinnati, OH 2019

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Atlanta GA – 2019

IAABC Animal Behavior Conference, Houston TX 2019

  • Humane Horse Husbandry
  • “No, it’s not all how they’re raised” – Canine behavior

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Nashville, TN – 2019

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Nashville, TN – 2019

Midwest Veterinary Conference, Columbus OH Defensive Handling for Veterinarians and Staff

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Phoenix, AZ – 2019

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Los Angeles, CA – 2019

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Jalisco, Mexico – 2018

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Washington, DC – 2018

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Riverdale, NJ – 2018

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Chicago, IL – 2018

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training El Paso, TX – 2018

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Calgary, Alberta, Canada – 2018

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Syracuse, NY – 2018

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada – 2018

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Toronto, Ontario, Canada – 2018

IAABC Animal Behavior Conference – Boston MA, U.S.A.

  • Clicker Training for Horses
  • Meeting Equine Needs
  • Dog Play
  • Breaking up a Dog Fight

Aggression in Dogs Bogota, Colombia – 2018

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Asheville NC, 2018

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Providence, RI, 2018

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Charleston, SC, 2018

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training St. Petersburg, FL 2018

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Manchester, CT 2018

IAABC Animal Behavior Conference Santiago, Chile 2017

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Sacramento, CA 2017

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training All Dogs Gym, Manchester, NH 2017

Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Sequim WA 2017

Aggression Cases – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Saddle Brook, NJ 2017

Aggression in Dogs Indianapolis, IN 2017

Aggression Cases – Applied Behavior Modification, Safety, and Defensive Handling with Michael Shikashio New York, NY 2017

Aggression Cases — Applied Behavior Modification, Safety, and Defensive Handling with Michael Shikashio Denver, CO 2017

Aggression Cases — Applied Behavior Modification, Safety, and Defensive Handling with Michael Shikashio HAWS, Ixonia, Wisconsin 2017

International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) Annual Conference – Los Angeles, CA, 2017 –

  • “Clicker Training Horses (for Dog Trainers)”
  • “Litter Box Problems in Shelter Cats”
  • “Dog-Human Aggression, Case Studies”

Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) Annual Conference and Trade Show –  2016, Las Vegas, NV – “Aggression Cases: Safety, Defensive Handling, and Applied Behavior Modification”

Getting to Zero (G2Z) Conference and Trade Show – Queensland, Australia, 2015 Two day Shelter Behavior Workshop

Conference talks: