Body Language Part 1:

What Does “Friendly” Look Like?

What does it mean when we call a dog “friendly”? What, exactly, does “friendliness” look like to humans and to other dogs? Is “friendly “ a way to describe a relaxed greeting? Is “friendly” an action, or a state of mind, or is it a fleeting state or a permanent description? In this webinar, through extensive video footage, Sue Sternberg will explore and define “friendliness” in dogs, both as it applies to humans and also to other dogs.

Sue is inviting participants to submit short video clips (30 seconds) for analysis for either Part 1 or Part 2 of this series. If you want to submit what you believe friendly (or unfriendly) looks like in your dog, of if you happen to catch a dog just before he bites, please submit his YouTube or Dropbox link, or email to: at least two weeks prior to the webinar date. Submission of video does not guarantee that it will be used in the webinar.

About Sue

Sue Sternberg has been involved with canine behavior for more than 3 decades. Her experiences include animal control officer, behavioral consultant at the ASPCA, shelter owner, and teacher of dog trainers. She has been involved with her own dogs in a variety of dog sports including agility, nosework, and musical freestyle. In demand as a speaker and consultant worldwide, Sue’s passion for providing quality of life for dogs in their communities is evident in her Training Wheels® program, her involvement with animal shelters, and her work towards developing protocols for safe adoptions. She is the recipient of the APDT’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Webinar will be presented via Zoom. The presentation will be approximately 75 minutes, with an additional 15 minutes for questions.

Webinar link will be emailed 24 & 4 hours in advance.

Cost per individual webinar part: $20 for Y2K9s members; $25 for all others.

Registrar: Lynsey Heffner

Email Lynsey with questions about registration.

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  • Body Language Part 1
     July 9, 2020
     7:00 pm - 8:30 pm