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Pat Miller: Pawsitive Solutions for Behavior Problems
September 26 @ 9:00 am - September 27 @ 4:00 pm
Apply the principles of behavior and learning to resolve problem behaviors without the use of force– It’s easier than you think!
Pat Miller has been training dogs for 40 years in obedience, Rally, and herding. Miller worked for 20 years at the Marin Humane Society in Novato, California, during which time she collaborated with Trish King to create the country’s first “Color Coding” system for assessing shelter dogs and volunteers. This system was successful in reducing behavior problems in shelter dogs (with a corresponding reduction in euthanasia) by identifying difficult to handle dogs and matching them with more experienced and capable volunteer handlers. This program went hand-in-paw with Marin’s “Good Manners Class,” a weekly class attended by staff and volunteers with shelter dogs.
Miller launched Peaceable Paws, LLC in Monterey/Santa Cruz, and it is currently in operation on 80 acres in Fairplay, Maryland as a dog-friendly training center and horse boarding facility. Pat is Director of the Peaceable Paws Trainer Academies and Training Programs.
Lunch is included with the purchase of an event ticket. We will provide meals with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options, but cannot accommodate every dietary need. Please plan ahead if you require a special diet.
We will provide bottled water and a lunch beverage.
There is a soft drink machine and a snack machine in the building.
Springhill Suites by Marriott at Bakery Square in Pittsburgh. We will update you if we are able to get special rates for participants.
Parking is available onsite in the shelter parking lot as well as on street.
Humane Animal Rescue (East End)
6926 Hamilton Ave.
Pittsburgh PA 15208