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Woof! What is the Dog Saying?

This flagship lecture series was launched in 2014, with a dozen lectures each year.  It has been presented for/at: UVM’s esteemed Olli Lecture Series (in several locations), Middlebury College, the Helyn Kerr Humane Education Series (Chittenden County Humane Society), libraries across Vermont, and many community educational programs throughout New England.

Is a yawn always just a yawn? Why does a dog shake off even when it’s not wet? Why is a growl a good thing? Is a tail wag always friendly?
This popular, long-running dog communication and safety lecture is a multi-media extravaganza of fun where the audience also gets to test their "dog reading" skills. We’ll demystify dog communication, reveal some common dog-human misunderstandings, and explore how we can all live safely and happily together.  At the end of the presentation, the audience engages in several fun, interactive exercises to practice reading dog body language.


 Class & Workshop Schedule also available as PDF.  Click on schedule above to print.

Class & Workshop Schedule also available as PDF.
Click on schedule above to print.

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September 2018

September 1, Noon–1:30pm (Waitsfield)

Location: Joslin Memorial Library
Cost: FREE (Donations welcome, to benefit the Central Vermont Humane Society)
Registration: Not required

September 21, 7–8:30pm (Hartford)

 Location: Hartford Library
Cost: FREE
Registration: Not required

September 26, 7–8:30pm (New Haven)

Location: New Haven Community Library
Cost: FREE
Registration: Not required

September 29, 1–2:30pm (Hartland)

Location: Hartland Public Library
Cost: FREE
Registration: Not required

october 2018

October 28, 1–2:30pm (Northfield)

Location: Brown Public Library Community Room
Cost: FREE
Registration: Not required

November 2018

November 1, 6–7:30pm (Fairfield)

Location: Bent Northrup Memorial Library
Cost: FREE
Registration: bnmllibrarian@gmail.com or 827-3945

November 16, 6:30–8pm (Stowe)

Location: Stowe Arena, Community Room
Cost: $25 Stowe residents/$35 non-residents
Registration: www.stowerec.org