ASPCA SAFER™ Aggression Assessment is a predictive, consistent method for evaluating the probability of canine aggression in individual dogs. This webinar focuses on objectively scoring the behavior responses seen during each SAFER item as well as behaviors throughout the assessment. You can listen to this webinar at your convenience, any time 24/7.
By the end of this webinar, you can develop an understanding about:
Determining which dogs are candidates for behavior modification
The role choice plays into the assessment
Ways to fine-tune an existing SAFER program implementation to ensure dogs are assessed in the most objective and accurate manner
SAFER Canine Assessment: Scoring & Choice is part of a series of webinars about the SAFER canine aggression assessment.
ASPCA Director, Research & Development Project Operations
Shannon Gramann has worked for the ASPCA for the last 10 years. Much of her work has centered on the adopter experience and the bond between an adopter and pet post-adoption, including research on fee-waived adoptions of cats and conversation-based adoptions. She also focuses on the measurement of community shelter data to reduce risk of dogs and cats in communities across the country. Before working at the ASPCA, Gramman got her start in animal welfare at the Wisconsin Humane Society.
Heather Mohan-Gibbons, MS, RVT, CBCC-KA, ACAAB
ASPCA Director, Applied Research and Behavior
In her role at the ASPCA, Mohan-Gibbons empowers shelters across the country to implement research and programs that save the lives of horses, dogs and cats. She has over two decades of animal behavior work and research experiences with a wide variety of species and organizations, and has lectured extensively to veterinarians, behaviorists, dog trainers and the general public to improve quality of life for domestic animals.