Seminars

OHS Seminars

OHS seminars are designed not only for pet owners but also anyone considering getting a pet. These seminars will cover basic animal needs, how to care for your pet, what equipment/supplies you will need to purchase, training tips and tricks, and more!

DON’T BLAME THE CAT:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Monday, Feb. 5 from 6 to 8 p.m.

GETTING SAVVY ABOUT SENIOR CATS:

  • Wednesday, Jan. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m.

DON’T BLAME THE DOG:

  • Monday, Jan. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Don't Blame the Cat

How to behave so your cat will too

Has Fluffy scratched up your favourite piece of furniture again? Is your cat choosing the floor over the litter box?  Wondering what that constant ‘meowing’ really means? Attend a workshop presented by feline veterinarian Dr. Glenys Hughes, to learn more about what your feline friend is really up to.

Join Dr. Hughes as she explores the following topics:

1.The wildcat within
2. Creating a healthy lifestyle
3. Familiarizing cats to their carrier
4. The importance of scratching posts
5. Litter box tips & tricks
6. Playtime tendencies
7. How to feed your cat

GETTING SAVVY ABOUT SENIOR CATS

Join us for another insightful seminar presented by feline veterinarian Dr. Glenys Hughes, as she speaks on how to prepare for your cat as he or she enters into maturity. This seminar is designed to help you prepare and meet the needs of your senior cat, while they enter their golden years. Upcoming course dates are:

Topics covered in this seminar will include:

1. Normal changes that occur during aging
2. Nutritional considerations for the senior cat
3. Water and hydration requirements
4. Environmental modifications
5. Common diseases
6. Ways to improve your senior cat’s well-being
7. The benefit of owning/adopting a senior cat

DON'T BLAME THE DOG

How to behave so your dog will too

Has Fido destroyed another new pair of shoes? Having trouble getting your dog used to the crate?   Wondering what that constant ‘nipping’ really means? Attend a workshop presented by professional obedience trainer Nancy Trus, to learn more about what your canine friend is really up to.

1. Getting the right supplies
2. Nature vs Nuture
3. Reading canine body language
4. Appropriate exercise for your dog
5. Walking without pulling
6. Training tools and tricks
7. Proper canine feeding and nutrition
8. House training
9. Leaving your dog home alone
10. And so much more!

Registration is $25 per person.

Register online today!

For more information please contact our our supervisor: programs by phone at (613) 725-3166 ext. 298 or by email at programs@ottawahumane.ca.