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IFAAB 2009 Program Schedule   abstracts

Friday, February 27

8:00-8:45

Coffee, Networking

 

8:45- 9:30

Introductions

 

9:30-10:00

Voith & Irizarry 

Comparison of visual breed identification and DNA breed identification

10:00-10:30

Open  

10:30-10:45

Break

 

10:45-11:45

Williams & Huntsberry

The team approach to difficult cases involving rescue dog: The Michael Vick fighting dogs

11:45-12:00

                             Flex Time

 

12:00-1:00

                                Lunch

 

1:00-2:00

Coppola, Reid & Brudecki

The use of strong aversives in the treatment of behaviour problems

2:00-2:30

Hays

Retrievers and the remote training collar

2:30-3:00

Open  

3:00-3:15

                                Break

 

3:15-4:00

Reid

Operant treatment of aggression

4:00-4:45

Pryor

Why cant I just use my voice? How clickers actually work 

4:45-5:30

                                Flex Time

 

 

Saturday, February 28

9:00-9:30

Johnson

Predicting separation anxiety in shelter dogs using behavioral  tests

9:30-10:00

Marder

Are Pit Bulls different?

10:00-10:30

Open  

10:30-10:45

                                Break

 

10:45-11:15

Koban & Segurson

Comparing an outside-of-cage test for aggression in dogs to the Marder-Match-Up behavioral evaluation

11:15-11:45

Gosling

The uses and abuses of personality assessments in dog shelters 

11:45-12:00

                              Flex Time

 

12:00-1:00

                                 Lunch

 

1:00-2:45

Williams, Voith, Lindell, Silvani

Effective communication among trainers, behavior consultants and veterinarians

2:45-3:00

                                Break

 

3:00-3:30

Sung

Excessive screaming as a behavior problem in Psittacines

3:30-4:00

Open  

4:00-4:30

McConnell

The effect of environmental sound on canine behavior and health

4:30-5:00

Lisberg

Urine marking and investigation in domestic dogs

5:00-5:30

                               Flex Time

 

 

Sunday, March 1

9:00-10:30

Hunthausen, Wright & Hetts

Marketing behavior services and ethics

10:30-10:45

                           Break

 

10:45-11:15

London

How on Earth am I Supposed to Know What’s Going On?

11:15-11:45

Hines

Law enforcement join forces with the world of academia

11:45-12:00

                         Flex Time

 

12:00-1:00

                            Lunch

 

1:00-1:30

      Open

 

1:30-3:00

Business Meeting