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Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd February 2024 10am to 5pm.

Haynes Village Hall, Bedfordshire, MK45 3QB


This is a Dog & Bone event, in association with


This two day seminar is dedicated to supporting dog owners and canine professionals with frustration prone dogs.


During this seminar, experienced speakers, Daniel Shaw BSc (Hons) GMBPsS, CDBC and Hannah Molloy BSc (Hons) will provide a deep dive into the neurobiology and body language of frustration to help attendees develop an understanding of the causes of frustration and how to identify a frustrated dog. Following this, day two will explore practical solutions for supporting frustration prone dogs, including understanding body language, how to effectively manage the environment, examining case studies, and introduce Dan and Hannah’s Wheel of Frustration Tolerance model as a guide for solving frustration related problems.




Day 1

  • What is frustration? – A neurobiological perspective
  • Identifying frustration in dogs and humans
  • Frustration and the neurobiology of rewards
  • Body language in frustration
  • Consolidation Tasks, Q&A Discussion


Day 2

  • Managing antecedents for frustrated dogs
  • Wheel of frustration tolerance
  • Case Studies
  • Practical demonstration of techniques
  • Consolidation Tasks, Q&A Discussion


To find out more about Daniel and Hannah, check 'about the speakers' on the right hand side of this page.


To find out about nearby accommodation, visit


Once you have purchased your ticket, please check your email inbox (and spam folders) for an email with further information about the event. 


Please see the "FAQ" section to the right of this page for more information.


Frustration in Dogs - 2 day event

  • "My first ever seminar and I thought it was great - will deffo attend more"


    "A very well run event, friendly, professional, I look forward to the next one" Gill C


    "lovely friendly team. Thank you."


    "Well organised, good communication, very thoughtful refreshments catering for all tastes/needs, good venue." Shirly F

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