Shelters

With two decades of involvement in animal sheltering in three countries, including nearly 8 years with the ASPCA, Trish is available to consult on a wide variety of shelter behavior issues.

shelter dog behavior nose

Lecture topics and staff/volunteer training sessions available include:

  • Canine body language
  • Feline body language
  • Dog play
  • Dog handling
  • Cat handling
  • Enrichment for shelter dogs
  • Enrichment for shelter cats
  • Litter box problems in shelter cats
  • Food and resource guarding in shelter dogs
  • Managing overaroused dogs in kennels
  • Behavioral assessments
  • Setting behavioral criteria for adoption
  • Matching adopters to pets – review of adoption policies and procedures
  • Dog introductions and breaking up dog fights
  • Defensive handling

Other topics can be prepared – if your shelter has specific needs, just ask!

Cost: $500 per day, plus expenses

 

Shelter behavior workshop Gold Coast, Australia

Shelter behavior workshop
Gold Coast, Australia

 

Litter Box Problems lecture G2Z conference, Australia

Litter Box Problems lecture
G2Z conference, Australia

 

Consulting in Geelong, Australia: “It’s always a good exercise to look for ways to improve and having Cynthia and Trish visit us is one of the highlights of the year for GAWS.”

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