Public Day

2021 Animal Behavior Society Conference
Virtual Public Day


The ABS Applied Animal Behavior group will once again host the traditional Public Day event at the ABS Virtual Congress.

This event is free and open to all.

Please check back here beginning August 7 to access the following presentations and for a link to the live panel.

Animal Behavior Society Public Day 2021 - Building Relationship with our Animals

Live panel will be held on Saturday, August 7th at 5pm EDT - Come to join a discussion with the presenters!

Plenary
Karen B. London, PhD, CAAB, CPDT-KA  - Improve Your Relationship With Your Dog: Simple things to do that make a big difference (and apply to other species, too)

Human Animal Bond - Feline
Mikel Maria Delgado, PhD, CAAB, CCBC - Using science to build a better relationship with your cat

Monique A. R. Udell, PhD, CAAB - Cats can be social too! Understanding and supporting the human-cat bond

Human Animal Bond - Canine
Natalia Albuquerque, MSc, DSc - Why is it so important to study dog emotions?

Janet Cutler, PhD, CAAB, CPDT-KA - Dominance theory and our relationship with dogs

Edith Katsnelson Ilan, PhD, CAAB - Using interactive activities when building relationships with our dogs

Behavioral Challenges in Dogs
Jessica Lockhart, MS, PhD, CAAB - A discussion of the impact of a behaviorally compromised pet on the human animal bond (HAB)

Alice Moon-Fanelli, PhD, CAAB - Canine Compulsive Behavior: Behavioral Disorder Challenges Dog-Owner Relationship

Camille Ward, PhD, CAAB - Relationship Building between Dogs in Multiple Dog Households: Setting Dogs Up for Success

Current Research
Melissa Gabriela Bravo Fonseca, MSc - Can human behavior influence dog and wolf behavior during training sessions?

Luísa Mascarenhas Ladeia Dutra, PhD - Could our dogs ‘perceived age’ tell us anything about their ageing?

Alejandra Feld, DVM, Esp. - Did COVID-19 lockdown change our (perception of the) relationship with pets? The case of Uruguay

CEU Information
CCPDT, IAABC (3 CEUs available)
Live panel (5pm EDT August 7, 2021) and recorded talks must be attended to receive answers to questions for CEU eligibility

Please email abspublicday@gmail.com before December 31, 2021 to receive CEUs