New Seminar Series on Pet Behavior Now Offered
Nevada Humane Society is thrilled to roll out a new seminar series for animal lovers; Understanding Your Pet’s Behavior with Certified Animal Behaviorist Kelley Bollen, MS, CABC. The goal is to share helpful information and to celebrate the role pets play in our lives. A $10 donation per person is requested and will support Nevada Humane Society’s lifesaving programs for dogs and cats.
The seminar series is open to adults and teens and will take place over four Tuesday sessions:
February 12 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
The Amazingness of Our Cat and Dog Friends: Understanding How They Perceive the World
Ever wonder how dogs and cats sense the world? This seminar will help you understand this as well as how they came to be our companions in the first place. It will deepen your understanding of how animals experience things and the many ways pets benefit people.
March 12 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Why Does My Dog Do That and How Do I Get Him to Stop?
This seminar discusses the most common problematic behaviors dog owners struggle with and gives suggestions to deal with these issues.
April 9 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Why Does My Cat Do That and How Do I Get Her to Stop?
This seminar discusses the most common problematic behaviors cat owners struggle with and gives suggestions to deal with these issues.
May 14 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Dog Bite Prevention for Parents
This seminar teaches parents, and others who work with children, how to read a dog’s body language so you know if the dog is stressed when interacting with children. You will also learn what to teach your children so they are safe around dogs.
The seminar series is hosted by Nevada Humane Society, 2825 Longley Lane in Reno. All donations are accepted at the door.
Kelley Bollen has more than 30 years of experience in the field of animal behavior. Her lively and engaging talks help people understand why their pets behave the way they do and provide advice for resolving problematic behaviors. The seminars offer an opportunity for pet parents and the general public to learn from an expert while giving back to homeless pets at Nevada Humane Society.
For more information about Nevada Humane Society, visit www.NevadaHumaneSociety.org or call 775-856-2000.