With Ryan Tate
If you are a zookeeper, aquarist, animal trainer or enthusiast, then our NEW online Zoo Keepers is for you! Follow Ryan through a series of short tutorials covering the fundamentals for utilising animal training in a zoo environment.SIGN UP NOW!
About the ZooKeepers Course..
Whether you’re a farmer, a dog trainer, a zookeeper or aquarist it’s likely you will need animals to move from point A to point B on a regular basis.
This can often be a part of the job where valuable time is lost waiting for an animal to shift into a den so you can clean the exhibit or move into a holding yard so you can provide a daily feed.
One of the main focuses of our new Zookeepers course is explaining, in a few easy training tutorials, how to quickly and reliably shift and gate animals to prevent time loss and improve daily productivity.
What you will learn?
The most effective techniques for teaching reliable:
Quick and successful shifting or gating for any species for better time management.
Improve animal welfare and reduce anxiety through consistent training and clear communication.
Training a reliable emergency recall to promote a safer working environment when working with dangerous animals.
- Preferred Rewards
- What is a Bridge or Marker
- Creating a Bridge
- Period of Boredom
- Activation Signals
- Cues & Signals
- Windows of Opportunity
- Shifting and Gating Specifics
- Emergency Recall Specifics
- Premacks principle & additional responses
- Introducing variable rewards
- When it is finished?
What's included in the course?
Recorded Video Tutorials
Follow Ryan through the course with 13 x short video tutorials covering the fundamentals for utilising animal training in a zoo environment.
Lifetime Access & Updates
When you sign up to the course you get lifetime access including any updates in the future too.
Learn the fundamentals
Learn the fundamentals on how to quickly and reliably shift and gate animals to prevent time loss and improve daily productivity.
Ryan is a highly accomplished animal trainer who has worked professionally with species ranging from leopard seals to zebra finches. The majority of Ryan’s time now is spent training biosecurity and conservation dogs to preserve our environment.
Ryan is also an animal behaviour consultant to various zoos and agencies around Australia. Ryan holds qualifications in dog training, zoo keeping and marine science and has accomplished several world firsts and a world record with his dogs.