Trailblazing Trainers: Animal Training for Zoo Professionals

Trailblazing Trainers: Animal Training for Zoo Professionals

Trailblazing Trainers: Animal Training for Zoo Professionals

EAZA Academy tutors for the course:

  • Barbara Heidenreich - Barbara's Force Free Animal Training (barbarasffat.com); Advisor, EAZA Animal Training Working Group
  • Annette Pedersen - Animal Training Coordinator, Copenhagen Zoo; Chair, EAZA Animal Training Working Group
  • Dr Kirstin Anderson Hanson - Marine Biological Research Centre, The University of Southern Denmark; Advisor, EAZA Animal Training Working Group

This half-day workshop takes place before the EAZA Annual Conference in
Valencia, and is aimed at everyone interested in gaining an understanding
of force free animal training and how to apply it to improve animal welfare in their collection. 

Learn how animal training can help you improve welfare, simplify husbandry procedures, address behavior problems, provide enriching opportunities, enhance guest experiences, facilitate groundbreaking research and contribute to conservation success. This introductory
workshop features hands on training opportunities, exciting training demos, userfriendly explanations of learning principles, tools to excel at practical application and lots of videos examples to inspire and motivate you.

Join us to learn how to use this important science-based technology to impact animal care for the better!

Your course fee includes:

  • all course materials
  • lunch and refreshments
  • certificate of completion

For more information or to register email laura.myers@eaza.net

 

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