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IFAAB 2013 Program Schedule

Friday, March 1st (Ellen Mahurin moderator)           

Time

Topic

Presenter(s)

8:00-8:30

Coffee, Networking 

 

8:30-9:00

Introductions

 

9:00-9:30

Cognition and Social Behavior in Two Hand-Reared Coyotes with Reference to Domestic Dogs

Camille Ward

9:30-10:00

Do Puzzle Toys have Long-Term Benefits on Canine Cognitive Functioning?

Jill Goldman

 

10:00-10:30

“Bailey the Wonder Dog”: A Senior Dog in Need of Medical Care

Melissa Spooner

Theresa DePorter

10:30-10:45

Break

 

10:45-11:30

Agonistic Behavior Patterns of Dogs in Response to a Threatening Stimulus

Suzanne La Croix

 

11:30-12:00

Can Dogs Distinguish Between the Scent of Stressed vs. Nonstressed Conspecifics and Can These Scents Influence Behavior

Jenna Buley

12:00-12:15

Flex Time

 

12:15-2:00

Lunch

 

2:00-3:00

Establishing New Relationships Through Chemical Signals: Status, Scent-marks & Anogenital Investigation in Unfamiliar Dogs

Anneke Lisberg

3:00-3:30

The “A” Word

Julie Hecht

3:30-3:45

Break

 

3:45-4:15

What is our Value?

Jill Goldman

4:15-5:00

Our Role as the Behavior Professional

Crista Coppola

5:00-5:30

Flex Time

 


Saturday, March 2nd (Camille Ward moderator)

Time

Topic

Presenter(s)

8:00-9:00

Coffee, networking

 

9:00-9:30

That’ll Do Babe

Patricia McConnell

9:30-10:00

Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast

Mark Hines

10:00-10:15

Break

 

10:15-11:00

Spatially Speaking

Ellen Mahurin & Jennifer Shryock

11:00-11:30

Discussion of “Food-Related Aggression”

Ellen Lindell

11:30-12:15

Flex Time

 

12:15-1:30

Lunch (Invisible Fence)

Suzanne Hetts, Peter Borchelt & Brian Atkison

1:30-2:00

Breed Stereotype and Effects of Handler Appearance on Perceptions of Pit Bulls

Lisa Gunter

2:00-2:30

Story of the Little Spinning Horse

Victoria Voith

2:30-3:00

Sleep Deprivation in Horses

Joseph Bertone

3:00-3:15

Break

 

3:15-4:15

Introducing the ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center , Studying Treatment of Severe  Canine Fear

Kat Miller, Kristen Collins, & Pia Silvani (cancelled)

4:15-4:45

Back to the Future

Diane Mollaghan

4:45-5:15

Validity and Reliability of a Behavioral Assessment for Dogs

Petra Mertens

5:15-5:45

Flex Time

 


Sunday, March 3rd “Cat Colloquium” (Crista Coppola moderator)

Time

Topic

Presenter(s)

8:00-9:00

Coffee, Networking

 

9:00-9:30

Do Cats That Have Access to Outside Areas Have Fewer Behavioral Problems?

Suzanne Hetts

Dan Estep

9:30-10:00

The TAZmanian Chewer: A Case Study on Taz the Cat Who Chews Everything

Barbara Pezzanite

10:00-10:15

Break

 

10:15-10:45

Cats on Drugs

Ellen Lindell

10:45-11:15

Case report: Role of Cat Appeasing Pheromone in the Resolution of Conflict Between Familiar Felines

Theresa DePorter

11:15-11:45

Holy Cats? Enriching the Lives of Cats Seized from a Major High Volume Neglect Case

Sharon Wirant and Pam Reid

11:45-12:00

Flex Time

 

12:00-1:30

Lunch

 

1:30-2:30

Planning IFAAB 2013