Beyond the Dog Kansas City Dog Training and Behavior Solutions

Professional Seminars:

Echterling- Savage, K. R. (2012, February). Increasing Appropriate Owner Use of Counterconditioning. Webinar presented at the Association of Pet Dog Trainers online seminar.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. (2011, November). The Effects of a Performance Feedback Package on Owner Acquisition of a Treatment to Reduce Aggression in Dogs. Seminar presented for the Department of Applied Behavioral Science at the University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. (2011, July). Increasing Treatment Integrity in the Use of Classical Counterconditioning to Reduce Aggression in Dogs. Paper presented at the joint conference of Animal Behavior Society and the International Ethological Conference. Indianapolis, IN.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. (2011, May). A Comparison of Classical Counterconditioning and Differential Reinforcement of Alternative Behavior. Paper presented at the 37th ABAI Annual Convention. Denver, CO.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. (2011, May). The Effects of an Implementation Package on Owner Use of Classical and Operant Counter-Conditioning. Poster presented at the 37th ABAI Annual Convention. Denver, CO.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. (2010, April). A Comparison of Classical and Operant Counterconditioning. Pro-seminar meeting of the Department of Applied Behavioral Science at the University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. (2007, November). Detecting and Treating Aggression in Dogs. Seminar presented for the Department of Applied Behavioral Science at the University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS.

Other Presentations:

Echterling-Savage, K.R. (2013, August). Reducing Aggressive Behavior During Veterinary Visits. “Lunch and Learn” for the staff at Camelot Court Animal Clinic. Leawood, KS.

Echterling-Savage, K.R. (2013, July). The Use of Functional Analysis in Dog Training. Guest speaker for Heartland Positive Dog Training Alliance meeting. Overland Park, KS.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. (2011, October). An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment. Guest lecturer for ABS 509. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. (2011, October). Noncompliance: When Kids Don’t Do as They’re Told. Guest lecturer for ABS 486. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. (2011, September). The Use of Behavior Analysis to Treat Problem Behavior Across Several Species of Companion Animals. Guest speaker for ABS 100. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. (2011, April). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Chapters 1 & 2. Guest lecturer for ABS 509. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. (2011, March). The Use of Behavior Analysis in Animal Training. Guest speaker for ABS 100. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. (2010, October). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Chapters 2 & 3. Guest lecturer for ABS 509. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. (2010, September). Dog Training: Why Behavior Analysis? Guest speaker for ABS 100. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. & Savage, S. M. (2010, February). Reducing Anxiety Associated with Veterinary Visits. “Lunch and Learn” for the staff at Eagle Animal Hospital. Riverside, MO.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. (2010, January). A Review of Severe Problem Behavior in Dogs. Guest speaker for ABS 100. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. & Savage, S. M. (2010, January). Monitoring Aggression in Dogs: How to Avoid Getting Bitten. “Lunch and Learn” for the staff at Piper Heritage Veterinary Clinic. Kansas City, KS.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. & Savage, S. M. (2010, January). Making Veterinary Visits Stress Free for Dogs and Staff. “Lunch and Learn” for the staff at Petworks. Overland Park, KS.

Echterling-Savage, K. R. & Savage, S. M. (2009, December). How to Detect Precursor Behavior and Reduce Reactivity in Dogs. “Lunch and Learn” for the staff at No More Homeless Pets Kansas City. Merriam, KS.