Dr. Chris Pachel DACVB, CABC and Michael Shikashio CDBC are back! This amazing two-day workshop examines the following topics:

  • Great Big Feelings: Understanding the Emotions Influencing Dog Aggression
  • Ready, Set, Emotion!
  • Under the hood: Medical Factors Influencing Aggression Cases
  • You Hurt My Feelings!
  • Being a Second Set of Eyes
  • Medication Use for Aggression Cases: Applications and Considerations
  • On the Right Track: Successful Collaboration Strategies for Monitoring Medication Use in Behavior Cases
  • The Good, The Bad, and The Growly

The seminar is suitable for veterinary professionals, animal trainers, animal behaviorists and anyone with an interest in the neuroscience of training and behavior.

Dr. Christopher Pachel


Christopher Pachel, DVM, DACVB received his veterinary degree from the University of MN in 2002 and worked as a general practitioner in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area prior to the start of his residency program. He operated a house-call behavior practice in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area from 2005 until 2010 and became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, also in 2010.

He is currently the owner of the Animal Behavior Clinic in Portland, OR, lectures regularly throughout the US and Canada, and has taught courses in veterinary behavior at multiple veterinary schools in the US. He has published research on feline water consumption preferences, wrote a book chapter on Intercat Aggression for the May 2014 issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice, and is co-author of a book chapter on Pet Selection for Animal Assisted Therapy.




Michael Shikashio


Michael Shikashio, CDBC, is the past president of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC), and provides private consultations working exclusively with dog aggression cases through his business AggressiveDog.com. Michael is fully certified through the IAABC and is a full member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT).

He is sought after for his expert opinion by numerous media outlets, including the New York Times, New York Post, Baltimore Sun, WebMD, Women’s Health Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, SiriusXM Radio, The Chronicle of the Dog, and Steve Dale’s Pet World.

Michael is a featured speaker at conferences, universities, and seminars around the world, and offers a variety of workshops, webinars, and online courses on the topic of canine aggression, including the Aggression in Dogs Master Course.