For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Michelle Pintar
Direct: (414) 431-6104
Society to Host SAFER Training Workshop
will Focus on Understanding Dog Communication; Learning
How to Identity Safe Canines
MILWAUKEE ? The Wisconsin
Humane Society, an animal welfare organization whose
mission is to build a community where people value
animals and treat them with respect and kindness,
will be hosting a two-day Safety Assessment for
Evaluating Rehoming (SAFER) Training Workshop March
17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and March 18 from 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m. A scientifically verified behavior evaluation
used to assess aggression and fear, the SAFER assessment
is used in shelters throughout the country as well
as vet clinics, helping to identify which dogs need
additional behavior modification.
The SAFER Training
Workshop will focus on areas such as understanding
communication with dogs; learning how to identify
safe dogs; Behavior Modification programs for behaviors
identified during testing; and hands-on training
in the two-day workshop. The workshop will be coordinated
by Dr. Emily Weiss, a certified applied animal behaviorist
and consultant to the Wisconsin Humane Society.
SAFER Training Workshop
Wisconsin Humane Society
4500 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee , WI
March 17: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
March 18: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
· Interview opportunity with Dr. Emily Weiss
· Photo opportunity of proper dog training