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Improving Canine Communication

Improving Canine Communication In Animal Assisted Interventions:

Using Mindfulness and “Dog” as a Second Language to Strengthen Our Relationships

February 1 - 2, 2019

The human and dog relationship can be so strong, yet the miscommunication between species is so prevalent.

This language (and behavior) barrier can harm the dog and relationship unintentionally. For those who work with dogs, this conference will focus on how learning to speak “dog” can improve the relationships between humans and canine partners. Additionally, this conference, with an emphasis on self-awareness and mindfulness in the human animal bond, is excellent for those who practice or are interested in Animal Assisted Interventions.

CEs available for Occupational Therapists (AOTA), Social Workers (Michigan), Counselors (NBCC) and dog trainers (CPDT).

Date:February 1 - 2, 2019
Time:8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cost:$139 for Friday or Saturday
$249 for Friday and Saturday
CE credits (optional): $20
Location:Oakland University
Engineering Center Rm 254
115 Library Dr
Rochester, MI 48309-4479

Registration Information :

No refunds issued after January 25, 2019.

CE credits are non-refundable.

If paying with a Purchase Order, contact Professional and Continuing Education at or at (248) 370-3177 prior to registering.

For more information about the program, please visit Animal Assisted Therapy or contact Amy Johnson at or at (248) 364-8704.

For questions regarding the registration, please contact Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) at or at (248) 370-4699.

When registering more than one participant please indicate the number of participants in the quantity.


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