Advanced Applied Animal Training & Behavior Membership

Focused on people wanting more content, thinking about working with animals, professional trainers, zoo trainers, shelter workers, BCBAs, and more

animal training and behavior online training

The Animal Behavior Center
Lara Joseph
Professional Animal Behavior Consultant & Trainer

Member of:

  • All Foundations of Animal Training & Behavior, plus list below
  • Weekly live-stream on animal behavior, training, or enrichment
  • Monthly live-streamed, group discussions
  • Virtual networking activities
  • Zoo training
  • Behind the scene live-streams during travel and conferences
  • Free virtual seating in all live-streamed webinars
  • Group activities/paper reviews/problem solving
  • Live-stream interviews with experts in the animal world
  • Live-stream reviews of Members’ animal training videos
  • Access to printable articles

Training IS communication and it isn’t necessarily just about the species. The science of applied behavior analysis is about the individual, the Laws of Behavior, and the function of the desired consequence. Shaping a nose target can help us communicate with an animal where we want it to go when the behavior is requested. A nose target is a great way to begin training a recall, meaning coming to us when called. There are four main factors to reinforcer effectiveness and the size or amount of the reinforcer delivered is a great communication that can be implemented into our shaping plans. See the training video below. 

Only $399

for a one-year Advanced Applied Animal Training & Behavior Membership

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What people are saying about The Animal Behavior Center

I’m getting so much from my membership!  As a wildlife rehabilitator, parrot rescue (currently with 9 that ALL have major behavior to modify before they are able to be adopted), and a pig mom.  We really need this thank you!

Thank you for everything!

Chanel & Animals

Level II Member

Animal keepers, trainers, interns, volunteers, and companion animal owners who strive to provide the best lives possible for the animals in their care will benefit immensely from joining the Memberships and the Projects.

Lara’s work with different types of animals across the Memberships and Projects beautifully illustrates how the scientific principles of training, along with the physical and mental benefits of appropriate environmental enrichment, apply universally across species.  Her on-line, highly interactive teaching style is truly unique; through sharing unedited livestreams of the progression over time of her training sessions and implementation of enrichment for a wide variety of exotic and domestic animals, Lara is able to both show and explain her work to members in real time, as well as answer questions from members watching live; her livestreams are also conveniently recorded for members to watch later at any time. Through monthly, on-line Q&A sessions, Lara thoughtfully and thoroughly answers members’ specific questions about working with their own animals.

Another exciting benefit of the Memberships and Projects is that members are invited to share short videos of their own training sessions within the group and receive valuable and supportive feedback from Lara and fellow members.  The Projects are a great resource for people who desire in-depth learning about the training and enrichment of the specific types of animals featured in each Project, as well as for people like me who have joined all of the (very affordably priced) Projects for the benefit of learning how training and enrichment can be tailored to working with a variety of very different animals.  Memberships and the Projects open the door for animal caregivers to receive a steady stream of learning through Lara’s in-the-moment and fun teaching style; she is a gifted trainer and teacher to be treasured in the animal behavior and training community.

When an animal’s caregiver becomes a member of The Animal Behavior Center at any level and/or joins one of the Projects and implements the work Lara teaches, the caregiver will receive the gift of building a better relationship with the animal, and the animal will receive the most valuable gift of all – a better quality of life.

Shaune Whaley

Animal Care & Training Student, Intern, and Volunteer

You provide a huge amount of information that cannot possibly be learned from theory or books.  I am enjoying the course immensely and feel my knowledge has grown massively in just a year.  Plus stuff I already know is gelling better – I have a better understanding of it and how it works in practice.  There is something to be learned in every video and the Q&As.   I LOVE the podcasts too which are easy to listen to when I’m cleaning out the cages

Roz, from the UK

Level II Member

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