I Love Curiosity!

Professional dog trainers have questions about BAT, and I do too. For example, what about ethics and the quadrants? I am fascinated by animal behavior and with the inquisitive mind of a mathematician, I'm all about questions.

  • What is Return of Fear and how do you prevent it?

  • How do you combine BAT and other techniques?

  • How do choose when to apply BAT?

  • How is Behavior Analysis applied in BAT?

  • What other research supports BAT?

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If you're a behavior geek like me, you'll love this video!

Or at least, I hope so. How does one measure love? But I digress.

  • 1.5 Hour Video

    Part 6 of the Empowered Animals DVD series filmed by Tawzer, now available as streaming dog training video. This video takes a scientific approach to the underpinnings of BAT to help you understand and explain it more fully.

  • Not for your clients!

    This geeky stuff is fun for trainers, but please just use everyday lingo with your clients. Having said that, you knowing the science is extremely useful, and helps you know what to apply when.

  • Bonus Material

    You'll also get PDF notes of the Powerpoint from the presentation and a quick quiz for understanding. The quiz also allows us to issue a certificate if you are a professional and need CEUs.

    1.5 CPDT CEUs.

What's Included?

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    BAT for Geeks Video

    • BAT for Geeks Video (1.5 hours)

    • Quick Quiz: Check Your Understanding

    • Powerpoint Slide Notes (PDF)


Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Author

Grisha Stewart MA, CPDT-KA, KPACTP

I'm a dog trainer, author, and international speaker based in Oregon, USA. I enjoy developing creative, empowering approaches to dog socialization and everyday manners.

I'm an animal behavior geek, passionate about wholehearted living for all beings, including humans and dogs with a history of aggression, frustration, or fear. My Behavior Adjustment Training (BAT 2.0) technique is now used worldwide to help dogs gain confidence and social skills. A conservative calculation is that well over 100,000 people have learned about BAT so far.

I have always loved teaching. I earned a Master's in mathematics and taught college courses, but I found my true calling in dog training. I have been teaching dog training and behavior since 2003, started traveling worldwide to teach dog trainers in 2010, and started an online dog training school in 2014. My partner and I currently live with Garbanzo (aka "Adventure Kitty" and "Baby Panther") and Zuki (the sweetheart of a dog pictured here).

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