2016 Program Schedule

IFAAB 2016 Program Schedule Updated December 3, 2015
Friday, February 26, 2016
8:00-8:30 Coffee, Networking
8:30- 9:00 Introductions
9:00-9:45 Camille Ward, MS, PhD, CAAB WHAT’S UP? Dog-to-Dog Greetings
9:45-10:05 Pamela Reid, PhD, CAAB and Sharon Wirant, MA, ACAAB, KPA CTP, CPDT, CBCC-KA The Validity of a Fake Dog for Assessing Dog Sociability in Dogs from Rescue Hoarders
10:05-10:25 Katherine Miller, PhD, CAAB, CPDT and Pamela Reid, PhD CAAB Relationship Between Scarring and Dog Aggression in Gamebred Pit Bull Type Dogs
10:25-10:40 Break
10:40-11:20 Franklin D. McMillan, DVM Why Social Separation in Animals Hurts: Examining the Neurocognitive Overlap Between Physical and Social Pain
11:20-11:40 Gagandeep Kaur, DVM and Victoria Voith, DVM, MSc, MA, PhD, DACVB Small Animal Veterinarians Perspective On Behavioral Diagnoses For Use Of Fluoxetine
11:40-12:05 Mindy Waite, PhD Maximizing the Fear Extinction Process
12:05-12:20 Flex Time
12:20-1:45 Lunch
1:45-2:10 Ellen Lindell, VMD, DACVB Less Stress for Veterinary Patients
2:10-2:45 Patricia McConnell, PhD, CAAB Comparative Trauma in People and Dogs—From Diagnosing to Treating
2:45-3:15 Clive Wynne, PhD Hunters Helpers, Dumpster Divers, and Man’s Best Friend: A Novel Account for the Origin of Dogs
3:15-3:45 Julie Hecht, MSc Citizen Science — Fad or Meaningful Endeavor for Researchers and the Public?
3:45-4:00 Break
4:00-4:40 Erica Feurbacher, PhD Turning Practitioners into Scientists: Research Designs for Applied Animal Behaviorists
4:40-5:20 Janis Bradley Getting It Right: Canine Research and the Academic Covenant of the Lit Review
5:20-5:40 Flex Time
Saturday, February 27, 2016
8:30-9:00 Coffee, Networking
9:00-9:25 Sasha Protopopova, PhD, CPDT Judging a Dog by Its Cover: Morphology but Not Training Influences Visitor Behavior towards Kenneled Dogs at Animal Shelters
9:25-10:05 Lisa Gunter, MA, CBCC-KA, CPDT The Mistaken Ubiquity of Lab Mixes: How DNA is Changing What We Thought We Knew About Shelter Dogs
10:05-10:25 Amy Marder, PhD, CAAB Food Aggression Tests in Shelter Dogs: Do We Need Them?
10:25-10:40 Break
10:40-11:20 Kristen Collins, MS, CPDT, ACAAB; Katherine Miller, PhD, CAAB, CPDT; Pia Silvani, CPDT, CCBC; Pamela Reid, PhD CAAB Rehabilitating Homeless Undersocialized, Fearful Dogs – A 2-Year Update
11:20-12:20 Victoria Voith, DVM, MSc, MA, PhD, DACVB; Amy Marder, PhD, CAAB; Janis Bradley

Rethinking the “A” word. Are Pet Owners Ahead of the Curve on Aggression? Is Conflict a Synonym for Aggression? Does or Does Not “Dominance Aggression” Exist in Dogs?

12:20-12:35 Flex Time
12:35-2:00 Lunch
2:00-2:30 Amanda Florsheim, DVM; Jessica Lockhart, MS, PhD; Cathy Painter-Rigdon, LVT, CBCC-KA; Fanna Easter, CPDT, KPA CTP, ACDBC, ABCDT-L2 A CAAB, DVM, LVT and CPDT Walk Into a Bar…: Building Partnerships in the Animal Behavior Community
2:30-3:30 Suzanne Hetts, PhD, CAAB, CVJ; John Wright, PhD, CAAB; Dan Estep, PhD, CAAB; Mary Lee Nitschke, PhD, CAAB, CPDT Your Place or Mine: The Effect of Setting on Behavior Consulting Process and Treatment
3:30-3:45 Break
3:45-4:15 Karen London, PhD, CAAB, CPDT PTSD Dogs: Obstacles to Success
4:15-5:00 Heidi Meinzer, JD, CPDT-KSA, CNWI Risky Business – Helping Shelters and Rescues Navigate Legal Risks involving Dog Bites and Euthanasia Practices
5:00-5:30 Flex Time
Sunday, February 28, 2016
8:30-9:00 Coffee, Networking
9:00-9:20 Melissa Shyan, PhD, CAAB Recommending Euthanasia
9:20-9:50 Nancy Williams, MA, ACAAB, RVT and Mary Huntsberry, MA, ACAAB A Different Approach to Group Classes for Puppies and Problem Dogs
9:50-10:05 Mark Hines Toys, Pets & Passion
10:05-10:25 Lynne Gilbert-Norton, PhD, MSc A Tale of Two Prison Dog Training Programs: Is Bigger Necessarily Better?
10:25-10:40 Break
10:40-11:10 Nathaniel Hall, PhD Effect of Breed and Prior Odor Exposure on Dogs’ Detection Performance
11:10-11:25 Rachel Gilchrist Teaching New Tricks to Old and Young Dogs – Part 1
11:25-11:40 Sophie Raymond Teaching New Tricks to Old and Young Dogs – Part 2
11:40-12:00 Flex Time
12:00-12:30 Wrap-up and Check-Out
12:30-2:00 Working Lunch: Planning for Next Year