Events

2021

In 2021, I developed the extensive online course Resolving Challenging Behaviour.

In April, I was invited to talk about Mands at Holly Tett’s Masterclass series Kind & Effective Training for Naughty Dogs. 

In October, PPG re-packaged my presentations from Geek Week 2020 into individual webinars. They were The Power of Pavlov, Shaping up Shaping, How Cognitive Biases Interfere with How We Acquire Knowledge, and Who Controls the Training Session – You or the Animal? and you can find them here.

In November, I held two General Sessions on PPG’s Geek Week 2021; one about Emotions and Challenging Behaviour, the other Resolving Challenging Behaviour.

2020

I was invited to talk about The Four Perspectives of Animal Welfare at the opening episode of brand new Swedish nerdy animal trainer pod “djurtränarpodden” with Jenny Afvander.

I discussed Horse Emotions on Swedish pod Equinect with Susanna Davidsson.

I Talked Punishment with Niki Tudge on the Barks Podcast. 

April 2nd: I talked about Preventing and Reducing Fear in the Shelter Environment at the PPG’s Pet Rescue Resource Virtual Summit. 

October 10th: Lecturing at the online 2020 CAPBT-conference about Emotions, Control and Start Buttons. 

November 11th-15th: I was to deliver a keynote lecture on How emotions impact the outcome of your training in PPGs’ summit in Phoenix, USA, as well as an invited speaker at the APDT / PPGA joint conference in Australia. These two events were cancelled, and instead I was invited to speak to The Power of Pavlov, Shaping up Shaping, How Cognitive Biases Interfere with How We Acquire Knowledge, and Who Controls the Training Session – You or the Animal? at the online international PPG Geek Week Summit. 

2019

February 16-17th: Lecturing about Animal Emotions in Warsaw, Poland, organized by Common Language.

March 22-23d: Lecturing to the Danish Society of Veterinary Ethology about emotions in the veterinary practice.

March 29th: Lecturing at the VeTA-dagarna about reducing fear, stress and anxiety in the veterinary clinic (in Swedish).

September 13-15th: Camp Raven Valley: training, lectures and discussions (in Swedish)

October 5-6th: Lecturing about Animal Emotions at Danmarks Civile Hundeförerförening

November 16-17th. Lecturing at the Choice, Control and Communication conference.

2018

In 2018, I developed the extensive online course Advanced Animal Training.

January 13th-14th: Lecturing at the Choice, Control and Communication conference in Skara (in English).

February 8th: Lecturing about Animal Emotions at the Copenhagen Zoo (in English).

February 22-23d: Lecturing about ideal veterinary visits through VETA-bolaget in Gothenburg (in Swedish).

April 5-6th: Lecturing at the Companion Animal Workshop in Bern.

Nov 11th: Lecturing about Animal Emotions at Powerdog in Roskilde.

2017

In 2017, I developed the extensive online course Getting Behaviour.

January 31st: “Behaviour management – an interdisciplinary approach to animal welfare“. Senior lecturer’s exam lecture (docentföreläsning), Stockholm.

March 4-5th: “Animal emotions – happier animals, better relationships“. Live seminar in Denmark.

March 15th: “Catification – how to provide a good environment for your cat“. Cat academy at Kattstallet, Stockholm (in Swedish).

October 1st: “Applied ethology and dogs – a discussion”. Dansk Kennel Klub, Askov.

October 28th- 29th: “Animal emotions – happier animals, better relationships“.  Danmarks Civile Hundeförerförening, Fjeldsted Skov Kro.

November 11th: “Handling, acclimatization and effects of learning in laboratory animals”. Swedish Veterinary Congress, Uppsala.

2016

In 2016, I developed the extensive online course Animal Emotions.

April 22nd: “Fearful to friendly – taming feral cats”. VeTAbolaget yearly meeting, Stockholm (in Swedish)

April 24th: “Animal Emotions – webinar.” Free live online webinar.

June 8th: “Getting more contented patients – preventing and elimininating stress during the veterinary visit”. Blue Star Veterinary Hospital Academy, Göteborg (in Swedish)

August 25th: “Humane uses of negative reinforcement”. International Primatological Society, Chicago

September 29-30th: “Meeting animals: reducing fear and aggression in the veterinary clinic”. VeTAbolaget, Göteborg (in Swedish)

November 5th: “Animal emotions – your guide to a better relationship and happier pets“. Pet professional Guild, online webinar. This webinar was recorded – click the link to access it!

Lecture: What applied ethology can contribute to animal behaviour management (ABMA meeting). Photo: Sabrina Brando

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