April 5, 2024 - April 7, 2024    
7:00 am - 9:30 pm

ClickerExpo is a remarkable chance for animal training enthusiasts and professionals to unite, explore the latest techniques, enhance their skills, and gain insights from the world’s top positive reinforcement trainers and teachers.

Mike will present:

Step into My Behavior Consultant Shoes: Solving Aggression Cases

Step into the role of a behavior consultant and prepare to engage your problem-solving skills in an exciting and interactive Learning Lab with Michael Shikashio. This course invites you to delve into the captivating world of aggression cases, where together, we will explore a variety of challenging scenarios.
Under Michael’s expert guidance, you will gain valuable insights into the intricacies of aggression, both in dog-to-dog and dog-to-human contexts. Through the examination of several real-life case studies, you will have the opportunity to analyze and comprehend the complexities of aggression issues in depth.
Attendees will actively collaborate with Michael, navigating every critical step involved in addressing aggression cases. From the initial history-taking process to ensure a comprehensive understanding, to safety protocols and effective management strategies, and finally, to the implementation of appropriate behavior change techniques, this enlightening opportunity will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to tackle a wide range of aggressive behaviors.
Join this enlightening Learning Lab where Michael Shikashio will empower you to approach aggression cases with confidence, providing valuable insights and practical tools that are vital to achieving successful outcomes.

Tried and True: Behavior Change Strategies in Aggression Cases That Don’t Bite

Creativity and ingenuity in training and behavior change strategies have been wonderful aspects of the dog training community, especially when it comes to addressing aggression issues. Throughout the years, numerous excellent protocols have emerged, ranging from the “ATs” such as LAT, BAT, CAT, or RAT, to more traditional techniques like desensitization and counter-conditioning. With such a wide array of options available, it can be challenging to determine the most suitable protocol for your specific case and which approach will yield the most effective results.
Join aggression specialist Michael Shikashio as he shares his personal experiences with a variety of techniques and highlights those he considers “tried and true.”