On April 29 and April 30, 2017 Guide Dogs of America presents a two-day seminar with Ken Ramirez on Advanced Dog Training Topics. The seminar will take place at GDA’s campus located at 13445 Glenoaks Blvd. in Sylmar, CA 91342.
Ken Ramirez is the Executive Vice President & Chief Training Officer: Karen Pryor Clicker Training; previously Executive Vice President animal training: Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium; 35+ years in animal care & training; biologist and animal behaviorist; began career training guide dogs; currently search & rescue and service dogs; author of: Animal Training: Successful Animal Management through Positive Reinforcement; teaches at Western Illinois University.
Group Rates (includes both days): $155 for groups of 3-4. $135 per person for groups of five people or more.
Early Bird Individual Rate: $175 by March 27. After that date, registration is $195.
Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Reinforcement Strategies: Non-food Reinforcers (Novel & Natural Reinforcers) + Complex & often overlooked training tools
Sunday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Working with Multiple Dogs; and Aggression: Popular treatments vs. Ken’s own aggression reduction strategies.