VIDEOS ON DEMAND

Animal behavior and training is an exciting field with a depth of theory and behavioral science behind it. These on-demand videos provide a focused and practical look at different topics in animal behavior to give pet lovers more information in topics they are interested in. Watch these if you’d like ideas for things you can do immediately with your furred or feathered companion.

VIDEO ON DEMAND: Muzzle Magic Part I: Foundations

Come and learn the ins and outs of basic basket muzzle training. Wearing a muzzle should not limit your dog’s day-to-day living. In order to to achieve that, it takes training!

In this webinar we’ll talk about different types of muzzles and how to best train your dog to wear one cooperatively. Take the time and learn how to muzzle train positively from the ground up.


Sara McLoudrey CPDT-KSA, FF-CT, Synergy’s Behavior Modification and Training Coordinator

45 minutes

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VIDEO ON DEMAND: Muzzle Magic Part 2: Going the Distance

Does your dog only tolerate their muzzle if you are feeding them treats the whole time? Are you unsure how to proceed with muzzle training?

Join us for Muzzle Magic Part 2: Going the Distance. We will build on skills taught in our Muzzle Magic Foundations webinar and take your muzzle training to the next level.

This webinar focus on having the dog be comfortable wearing the muzzle with duration. We will discuss common training pitfalls and give games to build the fun and desire of muzzle training time.


Sara McLoudrey CPDT-KSA, FF-CT, Synergy’s Behavior Modification and Training Coordinator

51 minutes

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VIDEO ON DEMAND: Muzzle Magic Part 3: Maintenance

Is your dog currently comfortable wearing their muzzle, but only standing still or for a minute of two? Does your dog tolerate their muzzle but they don’t love it? If so this webinar is for you!

Join Synergy Behavior Solution’s Training and Behavior Modification Coordinator and Muzzle Queen (yes that is a real title!) Sara McLoudrey for tips, tricks, and tidbits on how to move your muzzle training for toleration to fun! For many clients, once their dog’s muzzle skills are trained, they forget the fun Muzzle Maintenance phase that is critical to long term muzzle comfort and confidence.

This webinar will be a mix of lectures and videos. It is suitable for pet owners whose dogs wear muzzles, dog training professionals, veterinary and shelter staff.


Sara McLoudrey CPDT-KSA, FF-CT, Synergy’s Behavior Modification and Training Coordinator

53 minutes

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VIDEO ON DEMAND: Muzzle Magic: Training Trilogy

Come and learn the ins and outs of basic basket muzzle training. Wearing a muzzle should not limit your dog’s day to day living. In order to to achieve that, it takes training!

In this series of webinars, we’ll talk about…

1) Different types of muzzles and the best way to train your dog to wear one cooperatively
2) How to train the muzzle positively, from the ground up
3) Teaching dogs to tolerate their muzzle to take your muzzle training to the next level
4) Having your dog be comfortable wearing the muzzle with added duration
5) Learning about training pitfalls and how to avoid them
6) Teaching muzzle games to build the fun and excitement of muzzle training time
7) Tips, tricks, and tidbits on adding motion-games to your muzzle training for increased tolerance and fun!
8) Teaching muzzle maintenance games for long term muzzle comfort and confidence


Sara McLoudrey CPDT-KSA, FF-CT, Synergy’s Behavior Modification and Training Coordinator

2 hours 30 minutes

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VIDEO ON DEMAND: Boof! Bark! Alert Barking Explained and Trained

Does your dog bark at every little sound outside your house?
Do you never have a moment of quiet?

Join us to learn lots of training tips and tricks of the trade to decrease if not eliminate your dog’s alert barking. Alert barking can be one of the most annoying behaviors of dogs. It gets on everyone’s nerves and usually, the people don’t react positively!

Learn how to be a proactive partner to help your dog be quiet and calm.


Lorena Jasis-Wallace, Synergy Behavior Animal Trainer

1 hour 4 minutes

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VIDEO ON DEMAND: Capturing Calmness

Do you ever feel like your dog has no “off switch”? Is your dog constantly barking, whining, pacing, bugging you to play, patrolling the house, or pestering the cat? Did you know that calmness is a skill?

Every single dog can learn to be calm! It doesn’t matter the breed, background, or temperament. Yes, really!

Join us for this webinar focused especially on installing a “dimmer” on your dog, and building calmness as a default. This especially important life skill can resolve the majority of behavior struggles, and bring peace to your home.


Lorena Jasis-Wallace, Synergy Behavior Animal Trainer

1 hour 13 minutes

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VIDEO ON DEMAND: Fireworks Without Fear

Does your dog have a fear of fireworks? Does the thought of spending the Fourth of July with your dogs stress you out?

Join Dr. Valli Parthasarathy, PhD, DVM, DAVCB, Synergy’s Veterinary Behaviorist, and Sara McLoudrey CPDT-KSA, FF-CT, Synergy’s Behavior Modification and Training Coordinator for this informative webinar about Firework phobia. We will discuss distraction, household modifications, training, supplements, and medications that can help make your dog more comfortable during this stressful time.

Fourth of July is just around the corner, best to be prepared!


Dr. Valli Parthasarathy, PhD, DVM, DACVB, Synergy’s Veterinary Behaviorist

Sara McLoudrey CPDT-KSA, FF-CT, Synergy’s Behavior Modification and Training Coordinator

1 hour 9 minutes

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VIDEO ON DEMAND: Puppies in the Time of COVID-19

Are you worried about making sure your puppy gets the best start in life?
Are you wondering how to start shaping that calm, confident, friendly dog you dreamed of raising?

Join us for an hour of information, tips, and guidance for new puppy owners during this time of social distancing. You’ll learn all learn about fun and effective strategies for puppy raising, which you can implement right now.


Lorena Jasis Wallace, Synergy Behavior Animal Trainer

57 minutes

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VIDEO ON DEMAND: Surviving Kitty Chaos

Is your cat getting underfoot? Is your kitten using you like a pincushion? Do you just want you kitty to have the best life possible? Then look no further!

Learn how to help keep your cat occupied and happy during your time at home. This fun and informative webinar will combine lecture and examples to explore ways to help kitties be their best selves.


Dr. Valli Parthasarathy, PhD, DVM, DACVB, Synergy’s Veterinary Behaviorist

1 hour 15 minutes

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VIDEO ON DEMAND: Dog Distancing

One of the best parts of social distancing is that we are spending more time at home with our dogs. But are you worried about how your dog will adjust when you start working outside of the house again? This video discusses “red flags” that can help identify dogs who may have difficulty being left alone, and games that you can start today to help make the transition to being alone go easier for your pup.


Sara McLoudrey CPDT-KSA, FF-CT, Synergy’s Behavior Modification and Training Coordinator

1 hour 5 minutes

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