The humane approach to pet custody.
Laws are slowly changing to recognize that dogs, and all pets, are different from property and that their needs must be taken into account in court custody decisions. Lawyers have clients fighting over pet custody and divorce mediators are getting more and more requests for animal mediation.
However, while mediators are skilled in facilitating the best possible outcomes for their human clients, making sound recommendations around animal custody is not a simple matter. Judges, mediators, and lawyers require a special skill set when faced with a dog custody situation. Dogs are unique; they need to be considered differently to children, couches and bank accounts.
This webinar series is designed to educate mediators, lawyers, and judges and offer them practical tools to answer the following questions:
NEXT COURSE STARTS 18 JAN 2022
When assessing the situation, where do you start?
What questions should you ask to determine what is best for the dog?
What factors need to be taken into account to make a fair decision?
I bring a unique background to the divorce mediation circle with more than 25 years working with families and dogs as an animal behaviourist and dog trainer. My years of experience helping dogs who were traumatized and suffering after a poor custody plan inspired me to educate people involved in making decisions about dogs and divorce.
After qualifying as an international divorce mediator in 2020, I now work as a speaker, teacher and consultant within the divorce community so dogs needs are understood and pet custody agreements are centred around their wellbeing.
During the course we cover the following:
The Pet Custody Course is conducted online & live, over a period of three weeks, with time for questions and answers in each 90min session.
BOOK YOUR SEAT - NEXT COURSE 18 jAN 2022
Each course is open to a limited number of participants, providing everyone with time to ask questions relevant to their practice. Please fill out the form below to reserve your seat for the next course in January 2022.