A workshop aimed for professionals within the Zoological Industry, demonstrating different methods currently used to train big cats using positive reinforcement to enable heath checking and medical procedures which can improve animal welfare.
With talks by Carolyn and Kim from the Isle of Wight Zoo, Graeme and Karla from Whipsnade and Ian from Paradise Wildlife Park. All commands will be discussed including everything from the simple nose command to injection and blood sample training, after a comprehensive introduction to training by Tionny from Zoo Animal Consultancy.
Talks will be followed by practical training sessions. Please note delegates must be over the age of 18 to participate in the practical training sessions.