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Day 2

Day 2: 17th February 2019

Time

Topic

Presenter

9:00am-10:30am

The role of rehabilitation training for dogs suffering from emotional illness and the equal importance of emotional and physical health in non-human animals.

Dr Sarah Heath

10:30am– 11:00am - Morning Tea

 

11:00am-12:15pm

The effects of emotional illness on behavioural responses and the importance of appropriate veterinary treatment for these patients. Dr Sarah Heath

12:15pm– 1:15pm - Lunch

1:15pm- 2:00pm

Managing the Emotional Health of Dogs, Cats, and Kids - the positives and potential issues of companion animals in a household with children. This will include a review of papers previously written, how to introduce a dog or cat into a household with children and a baby into a household with dogs and cats and guidelines for sensible management. Dr Gaille Perry

2:00pm– 2:30pm – Afternoon Tea

 

2:30pm-3:30pm

The benefits of team work between veterinary behaviourists and rehabilitation trainers in order to improve canine welfare. Dr Sarah Heath
3:30pm-4:30pm Panel discussion with Dr Sarah Heath, Dr Gaille Perry & Natalie Watson - Summary and wrap up of the day.