Dog, Child & Learning Conference

child and dog
September 25, 2020
Untergruppenbach, Germany

Dog, Child & Learning Conference

359 Euro - 569 Euro

The first Dog, Child & Learning Conference will be held in the beautiful castle Stettenfels near Heilbronn, close to Stuttgart in Germany.

Internationally acclaimed scientists and trainers will speak on behavior, cognition, child and dog, train the trainer and other topics. Over coffee and snacks or in the extended lunch break with cold / warm buffet, you can exchange in the upscale ambience of the castle. 

8 internationally acclaimed speakers from the USA, England, Austria and Germany

Most speakers speaks English (and German translation will be provided). A few talks will be in German only.

Dr. Susan Friedman 

  • Lecture 1 & 2 "A Behavior Change Procedures: An Ethical Guidline" (with German translation)
  • Lecture 3 & 4 "Contemporary Understanding of Emotion and Emotional Behavior" (with German translation)
  • Lecture 5 & 6 "The Learner is Never Wrong: Reducing Errors by Teaching Thoughtfully" (with German translation)

Chirag Patel 

  • Lecture 1 "Separation Anxiety in Family Based Context" (with German translation)

Jennifer Dawson Shryock

  • Lecture 1 "Babies and Dogs - Challenges, Complications and Options for Professionals to Consider" Part 1 (with German translation)
  • Lecture 2 "Babies and Dogs - Challenges, Complications and Options for Professionals to Consider" Part 2 (with German translation)

Colleen Pelar

  • Lecture 1 "Dog Tips for Big Kids" (with German translation)
  • Lecture 2 "Resilience Skills for Trainers and Behaviorists to Help Them with Emotional Challenges with Dogs and Their Families" (with German translation)

Nicole Pfaller-Sadovsky (German)

  • Lecture 1 "Knowledge transfer 2.0 - Behavioral analytic approaches for the efficient guidance of dog owners"

Dirk Emmrich (German)

  • Lecture 1 "Dog Training Lost in Science - Applied Behavior Analysis, Counterfeit Learning, Bonding, Emotions: How do they fit together, what do we need when and how to learn with dogs?"

Dr. Lisa Maria Glenk (German)

  • Lecture 1 "The Good, the Bad and the In-Between - Interactions and Effects of Emotion and Stress"

Sonja Meiburg (German)

  • Lecture 1 "The Animal Protection Dog in the Family" 
September 25, 2020
09:00 - 17:00
September 26, 2020
09:00 - 17:00
September 27, 2020
09:00 - 17:00

Stettenfels Castle
74199 Untergruppenbach


Colleen Pelar

More than 25 years of helping parents navigate the challenges of living with kids and dogs, Colleen Pelar has honored her with a sense of humor and practicality, easy-to-implement tips for succes

Chirag Patel

Chirag is a Certified Pet Dog Trainer and Pet Behaviour Counsellor working in the UK. Previously he wass the manager for The Training and Behaviour Centre at Dr Roger Mugfords Company of Animals. He now runs Domesticated Manners Pet Training and Behaviour.

Susan Friedman

Dr. Susan Friedman is a psychology professor at Utah State University who has pioneered the application of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to captive and companion animals.

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