SPEAKING SCHEDULE

Animal behavior, training, and positive reinforcement

I am a veterinary technician, dog trainer, and animal behaviorist who has been working, teaching, and speaking about animals for more than 20 years. My training philosophy revolves around force free, positive reinforcement and I believe that training pet owners (and their pets) in proper conduct; that we can all enjoy a healthy and happy relationships with our pets.

Here is a Guide to my Most Popular Speaking Topics:

I speak on topics related to animal behaviour, training, and positive reinforcement. I can customize my presentation to meet your organization’s specific needs. My goal is to facilitate the outcome you want to create.

My most requested topics include the following. Keep in mind that I can present these as a keynote or a workshop. Please click on the topic links for more detail.

    Past and Upcoming Speaking Schedule:

    Date Speaking Topic Event Where
    2024
    6/8/2024 Pet First Aid and CPR Workshop by Shannon Riley A Truly Force Free Training Seminar Sailor & Friends Pet Supply located at 2070 E Main Street Ventura, CA 93001
    5/16/2024 Shannon Riley Services Showcase Ventura Chamber of Commerce 2024 Spring Business Expo Four Points Sheraton located at 1050 Schooner Dr. Ventura, CA 93003
    5/3/2024 West Coast Outdoors & Sportfishing Expo 2024 10 East Harbor Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001
    3/12/2024 2024 Moorpark College Career and Internship Expo Moorpark College Campus, Moorpark, California
    2/24/2024 CPR & First Aid Workshop by Shannon Riley A Force Free Training Seminar Sailor & Friends Pet Supply, Ventura, CA
    2023
    11/1/2023 to 11/5/2023 The Evolution of Dog Training By Shannon Riley Meet The Author Table The Arizona Humane Society
    10/28/2023 to 10/29/2023 Breaking the Chain A Force Free Dog Training Conference Coldwell Banker Brokers of The Valley located at 1775 Lincoln Ave. Napa, CA 94558
    7/8/2023 Breaking the Chain A Force Free Dog Training Conference Ventura Pet Wellness & Dog Training Center
    7/7/2023 The Evolution of Dog Training Book Signing Meet & Greet Book Signing at Sailor & Friends Pet Supply Sailor & Friends Pet Supply
    6/15/2023 It’s NOT Just About Training A Force Free Dog Training Seminar GoToWebinar
    5/27/2023 Animal Wellness Children’s Health and Wellness Expo Camp Arnaz
    4/27/2023 Starting a Career as an Animal Professional Ventura College Job and Career Fair Expo Ventura College
    4/22/2023 Canine Body Language RescueCon OPAC (Oxnard Performing Arts Center)
    2020
    10/18/2020 4th Annual Animal Career Fair Ventura
    8/29/2020 Understanding & Helping Your Reactive Dog Seminar Ventura
    7/13/2020 – 7/17/2020 Animal Adventure Camp Ventura
    6/20/2020 Pet First Aid & CPR Class Ventura
    2/1/2020 How To Start A Career As A Dog Trainer Seminar Ventura
    2019
    12/7/2019 Understanding & Helping Your Reactive Dog Seminar Ventura
    10/6/2019 3rd Annual Animal Career Fair Ventura
    8/10/2019 Understanding and Helping Your Reactive Dog Seminar Ventura
    7/7-8/2/2019 Animal Adventure Camp #2 Ventura
    6/24/2019 Animal Adventure Camp #1 Ventura
    6/15/2019 Pet First Aid and CPR Class Ventura
    4/13/2019 Understanding and Helping Your Reactive Dog Seminar Ventura
    3/12/2019 How to Become a Dog Trainer Ventura
    2/23/2019 Dog Bite Prevention Seminar Ventura
    2018
    10/19/2018 Do You Care Too Much? Do You Have Compassion Fatigue? APDT Conference Memphis, Tennessee
    6/7/2018 Understanding Canine Body Language Ventura
    5/5/2018 Understanding and Helping Your Reactive Dog Ventura
    3/3/2018 Pet First Aid and CPR Ventura
    1/27/2018 How To Have a Well Behaved Dog Ventura
    2017
    12/9/2017 Understanding and Helping Your Reactive Dog Ventura
    10/17 – 10/21/2017 What’s your dogs currency? APDT Conference Richmond, Virginia
    10/8/2017 Understanding Canine Body Language Ventura
    9/24/2017 Animal Career Fair Ventura
    8/5/2017 Pet First Aid and CPR Ventura
    6/26 – 6/30/2017 Animal Adventure Camp Ventura
    6/24/2017 Agility Demo / Canine Body Language The Wharf Pet Fair Ventura
    5/20/2017 Understanding and Preventing Separation Anxiety Ventura
    3/18/2017 Understanding Canine Body Language Ventura
    2/4/2017 Understanding and Helping Your Reactive Dog Ventura
    2016
    9/10/2016 Dog Training Simplified Ventura
    2/21/2016 Understanding Canine Body Language Ventura

    Here I Am In Action:

    2024 Moorpark College Career and Internship Expo, March 12, 2024

    2024 Moorpark College Career and Internship Expo, March 12, 2024

    Boys & Girls Club

    Boys & Girls Club 2024

    Camp Arnaz, May 27, 2023

    Sailor & Friends Pet Supply, July 7, 2023

    Ventura College Job and Career Fair Expo – April, 27, 2023

    RESCUECON is a convention like no other, where the human-animal bond takes center stage. Through animal adoptions, visual and performing arts, hands-on workshops, talks by really amazing people, an artisan marketplace, and so much more, attendees will learn, play, explore, and, above all, refresh their relationship with animals… and each other.