Using Play to Treat Aggression
Aggression can be treated with play, but there’s no singular play solution to every type of aggression. Dr. Karen B. London, Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist, described types of play and protocols that help reduce aggressive behaviors, when this approach is typically appropriate, and why it tends to work.
About the Instructor
Karen B. London, Ph.D. is a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist and Certified Professional Dog Trainer who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of serious behavior problems. Karen is an award-winning author on dog training and behavior, blogs for TheBark.com and TheWildest.com, and also writes an animal column called The London Zoo for the Arizona Daily Sun. Her most recent book is Treat Everyone Like a Dog: How a Dog Trainer’s World View Can Improve Your Life.