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Animal World Superstars

November 2015

ANIMAL WORLD SUPERSTARS: Joseph LeDoux, Ph.D. (Neuroscience)

November 24, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

THIS EVENT IS OVER - Please click for the recording Topics for questions: Neuroscience, memory reconsolidation, the emotional brain, how reconsolidation influences PTSD treatment. Also see research info below. "I'm thrilled to have Dr. LeDoux on ABBA. Knowledge of the brain gives more tools to address fear and other emotional issues in our animals (and ourselves). The reconsolidation concept studied in Dr. LeDoux's lab just blows me away - to think that we can rewrite the emotional content of a memory. Even though…

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December 2015

ANIMAL WORLD SUPERSTARS: Greg McKeown, MBA (Essentialism)

December 15, 2015 @ 10:40 am - 11:15 am

THIS EVENT IS OVER - Please click for the recording Topics for questions: How to stop being spread too thin, how to make a bigger impact, essentialism, efficiency, burnout, being too busy. "Greg McKeown is not in the dog world, but the concept of 'less but better' from his book changed how I run my life.  Burnout is of the big issues in the dog training and rescue work. Part of that comes from trying to do a million things at…

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January 2016

ANIMAL WORLD SUPERSTARS: Emily Larlham “Kikopup” (Dog Training)

January 26, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

THIS EVENT IS OVER - Please click for the recording Topics for questions: clicker training, luring, tricks, fear, anxiety, relaxation, useful skills to teach dogs, improving your dog training technique. "I first 'met' Emily Larlham when I watched her Kikopup YouTube channel many years ago. Her training skills and willingness to share with the world have improved the lives of countless dogs and families. Through her channel, DVDs, and live seminars, Emily makes us look at what's out there and…

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February 2016

ANIMAL WORLD SUPERSTARS: Dr. Helen Zulch

February 23, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

THIS EVENT IS OVER - Please click for the recording Topics for questions: 'Life skills' puppy socialization and training, cat behavior, scent detection, and medical issues that present as behavior problems. Also see the research info below. "I listened to Helen Zulch speak several years ago in the UK. I was impressed with her research and happy with how well her approach matched my own philosophy of empowerment. Take her puppy work, for example. Many trainers focus on obedience, when people (and dogs) really need dogs to learn 'life…

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March 2016

ANIMAL WORLD SUPERSTARS: Lori Stevens CPDT-KA, SAMP, CCFT

March 23, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

THIS EVENT IS OVER - Please click for the recording Topics for questions: Canine fitness, massage, TTouch, general dog training, fear, and harnesses (including her own Balance harness). "Lori is an amazing renaissance woman who never stops learning. She knows a ton about animal training, but she also has gotten in-depth education on the physical bodies of the dogs we work with. With her broad background, she is able to approach her work from a different angle from most of us." - Grisha How…

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April 2016

ANIMAL WORLD SUPERSTARS: Terry Ryan

April 26, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

THIS EVENT IS OVER. CLICK HERE FOR THE RECORDING. Topics for questions: Teaching dog trainers, coaching skills with clients, crossover training (switching away from force-based), dog training in general, chicken training, and more. "Terry is one of my favorite dog training gurus. She is straightforward, clear, and has been a consistent power for positive change in the dog training field over the last several decades." - Grisha How to Attend Online: These live video interviews are always free for our Pro Members. They…

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June 2016

ANIMAL WORLD SUPERSTARS: Monique Masoe

June 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

THIS EVENT IS OVER. CLICK FOR THE RECORDING. Topics for questions: scent detection, general dog training, horse training "I'm excited for this interview. After I taught a BAT seminar in New Zealand, I was invited to see Monique's canine bomb detection unit in action. It was so fabulous to see dogs trained to do that job with positive reinforcement. Monique and her team do real, important scent work at the New Zealand airport. To make the dogs and handlers more effective and happy, they stay on…

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July 2016

ANIMAL WORLD SUPERSTARS: Veronica Boutelle (dog*tec)

July 26, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

This event has passed. Please click here for the recording. Topics for questions: All things business! Includes running or setting up a dog business (legal set up, marketing, setting rates and policies, structuring and selling your services, working with clients, etc.). Veronica and dog*tec work with dog trainers, dog walkers, dog daycares, boarding facilities, pet sitters, and other canine service providers. "Dog trainers and other dog professionals are excellent at working with dogs, but I think we don't always have a lot…

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August 2016

ANIMAL WORLD SUPERSTARS: John McGuigan (dog trainer)

August 29, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am

This event has passed. Please click here for the recording. Topics for questions: Sexism in the dog training industry, how to teach to better reach male clients, general dog training, working with aggression & reactivity, police dog training, crossover training, compassion fatigue / depression "I'm looking forward to having John as my guest on Animal World Superstars. In his videos and work, John addresses some of the personal issues that trainers go through that other people tend to shy away from, like…

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October 2016

ANIMAL WORLD SUPERSTARS: Laura Nativo (dog trainer, actress)

October 4, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Laura Nativo

This event is over. Please click here for the recording. Topics for questions: Training and coaching animal actors, media appearances with dogs, general dog training, human-animal bond "I'm looking forward to talking with Laura on Animal World Superstars. She's done some interesting animal actor work and is an advocate for force-free training. And her little Preston is so comfortable with it all. I saw him just chilling on a chair while she spoke on stage." - Grisha How to Attend Online: These live video interviews…

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ANIMAL WORLD SUPERSTARS: Anders Hallgren (Animal Behaviorist)

October 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

This event is over please click here for the recording. Topics for questions: animal behavior, positive dog training, history of dog training, stress, anxiety, fire alarm training for dogs "Anders is one of the people who brought positive dog training into our awareness during the last century. Sweden is very advanced when it comes to dog training and Anders' decades of hard work is one of the reasons for that. He's also just a really nice guy!" - Grisha How to Attend Online:…

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