Applied Animal Behavior Conference
In a joint presentation, Doctors John Ciribassi, Terri Derr, Judi Stella and Temple Grandin offer their expertise on animal behavior. Dr. Ciribassi teaches guests how to read dogs’ body language for clues on their internal state and how to differentiate between types of aggression. He also describes how he approaches the treatment of separation anxiety. Dr. Derr teaches how to do a basic behavior consultation and how to prevent behavior through appropriate socialization/preventative counseling. Dr. Stella explains how animals’ environments affects their behavior and how this plays into welfare issues. Dr. Grandin discusses her understanding of animal behavior and how to apply this insight to improve animal welfare and mitigate stress.