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    • Wednesday, August 10, 2016
    • 7:00 PM (EDT)
    • Friday, August 10, 2018
    • 8:30 PM (EDT)
    • Recorded Webinar
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    with Sheila Blanchette

    CEUs: PPAB 1.5, CCPDT (Pending), IAABC 1.5


    This webinar is all about bird training and behavior. Sheila will talk in this webinar about positive reinforcement, target training and the general topic of bird behavior and training. One of the topics covered will be bird body language and to wrap up Sheila will discuss how you can step into the world of bird training.

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand what we mean by anthropomorphic in the context of birds
    • Gain an overview of birds and their normal behavior
    • Understand how to use target training when working with birds
    • Learn about positive reinforcement in the context of birds


    About the Presenter


    Sheila S Blanchette is an IAABC Certified Parrot Behavior Consultant. She is also the owner of the mobile behavior consultant company, Heart of Feathers Education.

    Sheila has been volunteering at the MSPCA-Nevins Farm (Methuen, MA), for many years assisting potential adopters on topics such as enrichment, education and understanding more about having a pet bird.

    Sheila has featured on WBZ TV (NBC) promoting bird adoption in her area.  Sheila’s main goal is to help owners keep birds in their homes as a permanent option.

    Sheila believes "Behavior may have history but history should not define a bird."  Sheila is the proud guardian of 2 lorikeets one of whom is adopted, an adopted lovebird, and a cockatiel which came along with her husband and his pug

    • Monday, May 08, 2017
    • 7:00 PM (EDT)
    • Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    • 8:00 PM (EDT)
    • Recorded Webinar
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    Presented by Sheila Blanchette

    CEUs: PPAB 1, CCPDT 1, IAABC 1 


    To celebrate the importance of care for companion birds, the goal of this webinar is to understand the importance of:

    • Why Diet is important for longevity and health of a companion bird.
    • Why Vet Care Exam is so important for companion bird? From CBC, gram stains to gender testing. As well as, vet care at home.
    • Why it is important to understand you and your bird's behavior.
    • Why developing Enrichment, Foraging, and Housing assists in a bird's comfort and confidence.
    • All of these keys guidelines create a wonderful well rounded bird that can coexist in a human's world.


    Learning Objectives

    • Vet Care
    • Behavior Care
    • Diet Care
    • Enrichment Care

    About the Presenter


    Sheila S Blanchette is an IAABC Certified Parrot Behavior Consultant. She is the owner of the mobile behavior consultant company, Heart of Feathers Education in the MA/NH Area (USA). Sheila’s main goal is to assist people with companion birds with behavior issues vs surrendering the bird. She is also a member of IAABC Shelter Division, Pet Professional Guild and American Federation of Aviculture.

    Sheila has been volunteering at the MSPCA-Nevins Farm (Methuen, MA), for many years assisting potential adopters on topics such as enrichment, education and understanding more about having a companion bird. In 2017, she will be teaching Target Training Bird classes at the rescue for anyone with a companion bird. She believes "Behavior may have history but history should not define a bird." Sheila is the proud guardian of 2 lorikeets, an adopted lovebird, and a cockatiel and a pug.

    • Monday, January 29, 2018
    • 7:00 PM (EST)
    • Friday, January 29, 2021
    • 8:00 PM (EST)
    • Recorded Webinar
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    Presented by Sheila Blanchette

    CEUs: PPAB 1, IAABC 1, CCPDT 1

    This webinar focuses on the topic of reducing the stress when giving medication to a companion bird. The webinar will show known processes of giving medication, the consequences of stress, and how to takes steps than can reduce or eliminate stress during the medication process. Gain some insightful knowledge about how a force-free medication process can be better improve your bond with you and your bird.

    This webinar also touches on starting crate training for preparing for vet visits which can reduces stress in the vet visit, and why this is so important.

    Webinar Learning Objectives

    Quick Review on Companion Bird health/Vet Visit

    How to recognize stress in a companion bird.

    How to start force-free planning on the taking medication

    How to advance progress in the medication training

    How to start force-free crate training for your companion bird

    Gain knowledge on how your bird can be a super star at the vet visit


    About the Presenter


    Sheila Blanchette

    Sheila S Blanchette is an IAABC Certified Parrot Behavior Consultant. She is the owner of the mobile behavior consultant company, Heart of Feathers Education in the MA/NH Area (USA). Sheila’s main goal is to assist people with companion birds with behavior issues vs surrendering the bird. She is also a member of IAABC Shelter Division, Pet Professional Guild and American Federation of Aviculture.

    Sheila has been volunteering at the MSPCA-Nevins Farm (Methuen, MA), for many years assisting potential adopters on topics such as enrichment, education and understanding more about having a companion bird. In 2017, she will be teaching Target Training Bird classes at the rescue for anyone with a companion bird. She believes "Behavior may have history but history should not define a bird." Sheila is the proud guardian of 2 lorikeets, an adopted lovebird, and a cockatiel and a pug.




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