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How to Work With Anxious and Shut Down Dogs

November 17, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm

Joyce Keeton, CBC

Joyce Keeton, CBC, Behavior Expert

Learned Helplessness is a behavior that anyone who works with dogs should be aware of – have the ability to spot it – and have the tools to help the dog and its owners. It can be a tricky behavior to pinpoint and comes in many degrees and variations.

Using her own cases as examples, Joyce Keeton, CBC, behavior specialist is going to teach you

– How to recognize the varying degrees and signs of Learned Helplessness and anxiety in dogs

– How to spot a dog that is shutting down or anxious in a group class setting

– How Positive Reinforcement can sometimes cause an anxious dog to shut down

– How to advise the owners whose dogs are exhibiting this behavior

Live Q&A during the webinar – we want this webinar to be interactive so you will get a chance to ask questions and to participate! Send in questions in advance!

The link to join on the webinar platform will be emailed to you before Tuesday, 11/17.


This webinar is Eastern Standard Time


Joyce Keeton, CBC, is a specialist in working with dogs that are considered hopeless. She is often contacted by vets, shelters and organizations as a last resort when they have a dog that they are giving up on. She trains in the Loganville, Georgia area and is well respected in her community as a knowledegable and caring dog trainer. She worked in one of the first prison programs training inmates to train dogs, she was on an episode of Pit Bulls and Parolees, and she has presented webinars for DTC on dog-dog aggression and presented one of her difficult leash aggression cases in a workshop DTC held in New York City.


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November 17, 2015
7:30 pm - 8:15 pm


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