Canine Talk

Canine Talk is owned and managed by Blue Paws, Inc. Blue Paws, originally founded in 1991, is focused on dog training and hosting seminars and lectures.

Past Seminars and Lectures

  • Thad Lacinak and Chuck Thompson, Animal Behavior Institute

    Tarpon Springs, Florida - October, 1999

    Thad Lacinak and Chuck Thompson, marine mammal and all species trainers from ABI presented on training theory and applications.

  • Martin Deeley

    Chicagoland Area, Illinois - 1995

    A seminar on positive methods of training for gun dogs presented by Martin Deeley.

  • Karen Pryor and Gary Wilkes

    Rolling Meadows, Illinois - 1993

    Blue Paws, Inc. along with Mary Mahnke of P.U.P. presented Karen Pryor and Gary Wilkes for "Don’t Shoot the Dog", clicker training for dog trainers.

  • Dr. Daniel Tortora

    New Jersey - 1992

  • Dr. Ian Dunbar

    Chicagoland Area, Illinois - 1992

    Bad Behavior and the Veterinary Practitioner presented by Center for Applied Animal Behavior.

  • Ted Turner, Curator, Sea World Ohio

    Aurora, Ohio - September, 1992

    The first ever behind the scenes tour of Sea World. A select group of dog trainers were given the opportunity to experience an in depth look at Sea World, hosted by curator Ted Turner.

  • Nicole Wilde

    Tampa Bay Area/St. Petersburg, Florida - August, 2009

    Information-packed workshop combined lecture, photographs, and extensive video footage to explore the art of working with fearful dogs, with some overlap into fear-based aggression by presented by leading author Nicole Wilde.