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Free Member Webinar
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
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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