Dog Bite Prevention Webinar Summit
Hosted: Kim Merritt
Length: 12 hours
Webinar Recordings: 12
Downloadable Training Cards: 31
Video time: 12 hours
Webinars Included In This Course
The Liability of Dog Bites
Keeping Kids SAFE Around Dogs
SAFE w/Service & Therapy Dogs
Veronica Sanchez M.Ed. CABC, CPDT-KA, Michelle McCarthy, CDBC, CTAC and Melissa Winkle, OTR/L, FAOTA, join Kim Merritt to discuss the differences in service dogs, therapy dogs and emotional support animals in the workplace and how to promote a safe environment around these working dogs.
Dogs In The Workplace
Dr. Lisa Radosta, DVM, DACVB, owners of FL Veterinary Behavior Service and co-owner of Dog Nerds, joins Kim Merritt to discuss the growing trend of allowing dogs in the workplace. Good idea or not?
Avoiding Dog Bites at Work
Shauna Romero, CPDT-KA, behavior and training supervisor for the San Diego Humane Society, joins Kim to discuss how to implement a successful dogs in the workplace program and keep employees who come into contact with dogs as part of their job, safe.
How To Stay Safe Around Dogs
Mikkel Becker, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP, CDBC, CTC, lead trainer for Fear Free Pets, and Kim Merritt, discuss ways to stay safe around dogs at home, on the job, and when you’re out-and-about.
Dog Safety w/Drayton Michaels
Dog Safety w/Tracy Krulik
Dog Safety w/Gila Kurtz
Gila Kurtz, co-founder Dog Is Good, and Kim Merritt, co-founder Good Dog in a Box, discuss dog bite prevention and how to stay safe around all dogs.
Dog Safety w/Jamie Migdal
Jamie Migdal, CPDT-KA, founder and CEO of FetchFind, and Kim Merritt, co-founder Good Dog in a Box, discuss dog bite prevention and how to stay safe around all dogs.
Dog Safety w/Mikkel Becker
Mikkel Becker, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP, CDBC, CTC, lead trainer for Fear Free Pets, and Kim Merritt, co-founder Good Dog in a Box, discuss dog bite prevention and how to stay safe around all dogs.
Keeping Kids SAFE Around Dogs
Risë VanFleet, PhD, RPT-S, CDBC, CAAPT-I, President and Founder of the Family Enhancement & Play Therapy Center, and Cathy Reisfield, Founder of Dependable Dogs and Kids & Dogs Safer Together, join Kim Merritt, to discuss dog bite prevention with children and how to stay safe around all dogs.
Learn About Our Guests
Co-owner Dog Nerds
Co-author of "From Fearful to Fear Free"
Lisa lectures nationally and internationally for veterinarians, their staff and lay people. A published author and published scientific researcher, she serves on the Fear Free Executive Council and the AAHA Behavior Management Task Force. Award recipient of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists Resident research award two years in a row.
Author & Certified Dog Behavior Consultant
Dr. VanFleet specializes in the training and supervision of child, family, and play therapy pros as well as the provision of mental health services for children and families. A Licensed Psychologist in PA, she is also a Certified Filial Therapist, Supervisor, and Instructor, a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, and a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant.
Author & Featured Trainer on Vetstreet.com
Co-author of "From Fearful to Fear Free"
A certified behavior consultant and certified trainer who specializes in work with dogs and cats. Mikkel is the co-author of six books. Becker uses positive reinforcement and non-force based training strategies that are rooted in scientific learning theory.
President, Animal Assisted Intervention International
Melissa is an occupational therapist in private practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has been training service dogs for people with disabilities and training dogs for healthcare/human service providers for 18 years. Melissa uses positive reinforcement and humane, non-force based training methods.
Founder of Kids & Dogs Safer Together
Cathy has more than twenty years of experience working with humans and dogs, in a variety of settings including hospitals, rehabilitation, business, education, training, and other settings. She’s been training dogs for more than fifteen years. Cathy's nonprofit provides education programs and materials focusing on kids and dogs.
Drayton, also known as the Pit Bull Guru, earned his Certification in Dog Training and Behavior Counseling from the San Francisco SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers, directed by Jean Donaldson and Janis Bradley. He is a reward based training and behavior consultant for Pit Bulls and large breed dogs of all ages.
Jennifer is a certified dog behavior consultant and holds a degree in special education. She has proudly served as a board member of the International Childbirth Education Association. A recognized expert on dog and baby/toddler interactions and safety, Jennifer has written and spoken extensively on these topics.
Founder & Managing Editor of iSpeakDog
N VA-based certified canine separation anxiety trainer and honors graduate of Jean Donaldson’s prestigious Academy for Dog Trainers, Tracy, is the managing editor of iSpeakDog–a website and public awareness campaign to teach dog body language and behavior. Krulik trains dogs with separation anxiety for the Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington, D.C
Professional Dog Trainer
Jamie Migdal, CPDT-KA, has been innovating within the pet industry for nearly 25 years. Having built three national pet service companies and worked with more than 20,000 dogs and 100,000 clients. Her current company provides staff training and business solutions to pet care service companies.
Puppy Training Expert
Gila Kurtz is a serial entrepreneur who found her deepest passion in working with dogs and their people. She is a co-founder and co-owner of Dog is Good, a lifestyle brand for dog lovers that sells a broad array of products to celebrate and “share the unique joy one feels living life with Dog”.
Shauna Romero is the past Community Training Coordinator and present Behavior and Training Supervisor at the San Diego Humane Society. She has implemented dogs in the workplace programs and brings her special needs dog to work with her.
Certified Dog Behavior Consultant - IAABC
Michelle provides force free/clicker training methods in SE MI. She is a nationally recognized Certified Dog Behavior Consultant and Certified Therapy Animal Consultant with the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC). She has completed advanced certification in canine behavioral studies.
Beth is the owner of the Aspire Insurance Group, a full service Independent Insurance Agency licensed in MN and WI, that is part of Insurance Producers Network, and Doggone Insurance, a one stop shop for animal liability insurance, breed friendly homeowners insurance, and home insurance after a liability claim.
Asima Ahmad concentrates her practice on labor and employment litigation and counseling, and has experience with animal policies and litigation matters. She regularly represents clients in state and federal court and before administrative agencies in a broad range of employment matters.