Learn How to Train Dogs to Detect PTSD Nightmares
Presented by Dr Robert Hewings and Karen Hewings
October 11 – October 12, 2020
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
What the heck does a nightmare smell like? This workshop is aimed at those training and handling PTSD service dogs. It will cover the principles of training a dog for pheromone discrimination as well as training the dog to support the handler through night terrors.
Learning Objectives for the course include:
- How to train for pheromone discrimination
- What is required of PTSD service dogs
- PTSD case studies
- Using scent alerts for early warnings
- Live demonstration of training techniques
Both working and audit spots are available. Working spots will be restricted to those with some previous experience with service dogs.
Price – $600.00 plus HST for a working spot, $400.00 plus HST for an Auditor spot.
You can find a registration form for this event here