Wanted: Training Consultant (Those Good with Animals Need Not Apply!) - Karen Pryor Clicker Training
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Wanted: Training Consultant (Those Good with Animals Need Not Apply!)

Ken Ramirez - Portland 2017

The title of this Session is, of course, somewhat facetious! To be a good animal trainer, one does need to understand training and be good with animals. However, sometimes the most important skills needed to solve behavioral problems are not animal-training skills. People skills, observational skills, and organizational skills can be key to finding solutions to behavioral problems. Before tackling a behavioral problem with the household pet or a large zoo animal, several factors need to be considered.

This Session will focus on those other factors that need to be addressed while trying to solve animal-related problems. A review of various case studies will help reveal the right tools to start out with and why animal skills may not be the only talent required.

Total run time: 1:31