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We are delighted to welcome back Tom Candy of Simplifying Shelter Behaviour to talk to us about a dog's journey through rescue.

In this webinar, Tom covers:

  • A Dog's Journey through Rescue

  • How we can apply research to practically support rescues and  shelters

  • What are the considerations when implementing this research

Tom Candy | A Dog's Rescue Journey: Research for Rescues

  • Tom Candy is a Senior Training and Behaviour Advisor for DogsTrust in the United Kingdom. Tom is responsible for overseeing the training and behaviour at multiple rehoming centres across the UK. His duties include assessment, management and behaviour modification.

    A passion for animal welfare and training led Tom to undertake a BSc (Hons) in bio-veterinary science, and an MSc in clinical animal behaviour from the University of Lincoln, UK.

    Having started volunteering in rescue at the age of 15, Tom has been involved in a variety of aspects of rescue, including fundraising, home checks, transporting, and general day-to-day activities. Since graduating from University, Tom has been working as a training and behaviour advisor at a DogsTrust, locuming across 7 centres before moving to the senior training and behaviour team.

    Tom is Clinical Animal Behaviourist with the Animal Behaviour and Training Council, and a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant and Certified Shelter behaviour specialist with the IAABC and a full member of the APBC.

  • 11th February 2024

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