Please register early for the conference and CHECK OUR DISCOUNT OFFER FOR BUNDLE BOOKING with 100 Euro discount!

Please don´t pay until you receive the invoice 2018! - The Invoice will be sent to you early 2018!


Dr. Charlotte Duranton (France)

Dr. Erica Feuerbacher (USA)

Dr. Simon Gadbois (Canada)

Dr. Lisa Gunter (USA)

Dr. Alexandra Protopopova (USA)

Dr. Monique Udell (USA)

Dr. Clive Wynne (USA)


Total of 14 talks 90min each - max. 4 talks for every participant per day - 3 talks out of 6 to choose per day







TALKS in alphabetical order of the speakers:

C. Duranton: 
1. Stronger Together: The importance of Synchronization in the Dog-Human Relationship
2. Feeling good: What is welfare and how can we apply it when living with our pet dogs

E. Feuerbacher:
1. What do dog's see in us? Assessing the dog side of the human-dog relationship
2. Behavioral Economics of Dog Training: Reinforcer Efficacy and Preference

S. Gadbois:
1. Applied canine olfactory processing: Modern scent work and neuroscience
2. The dynamic of motivation: Wanting and Liking (psychology and neuroscience content)

L. Gunter:
1. The Canine Identity Crisis: Understanding Breed Labeling and Breed Heritage in the Animal Shelter
2. What Can Short-Term Fostering Do for the Welfare of Dogs in Shelters?

A. Protopopova:
1. The science of the therapy dog: What we know and what we don't 
2. Increasing adoptions with the science of the meet-and-greet

M. Udell:
1. DAID Training: Dogs as Active Partners in Animal Assisted Intervention Programs
2. ‘Mis’behavior or Dog Behavior?

C. Wynne:
1. Opening Talk: The origins of dogs
2. Summary of the conference!

REGISTRATION FEES (lunch and refreshment breaks included):

EUR 290,- Early Reservation beginning 24 November 2017 / ending 31 December 2017

EUR 350,- Regular Reservation beginning 01 January 2018 / ending 23 May 2018  (i.e. up to one month prior to the beginning of the conference)

EUR 390,- Late Reservation beginning 24 May 2018 / ending 14 June 2018  (i.e. one month up to one week prior to the beginning of the seminar)

included in the registration fee:

  • Morning Refreshment break with coffee, tee, kakao, mineral water, fruit juice, fruits & homemade sweet dish containing flour as one of the main ingredients 

  • Lunch Choice-menu respectively Lunchbuffet with saladbar

  • Afternoon Refreshment break with coffee, tee, kakao, mineral water, fruit juice, fruits & vital-snacks

  • costs of the seminar room

additional for participants with room reservation:

  • 3-course Afternoon Choice-menu with saladbar

  • free entrance to the indoor pool and Feng Shui wellnes area with fitnessroom

  • overnight stay in a comfort room with rich breakfastbuffet on the following day


You can only book all days for this special rate (see above).
If you are a group of more than 5 people you can contact us for a special discount code (10% on the regular booking fee)!

USE YOUR STUDENT DISCOUNT! Please ask for our discount for students via email (15% on the regular booking fee)!

According to our Terms and Conditions your can cancel you booking without giving reasons prior to three months (i.e. 18 February 2018) before the seminar without any fee.

Please do NOT pay until you receive the invoice of the booked seminar. We will send you the invoice in January 2018 by Email.
The payment due date is 30 days net after receiving the invoice.


more general informations can be found >>here<<


SAVE 100 EURO on regular reservation fee  if you register for our Seminar "Life is for Learning" as well!

Also perfect to prepare for the conference if you attend our 4-day seminar "Life is for Learning"

Seminar hotel & Accommodation


We have pre-booked a contingent on single and double rooms for you.
Please state on room booking to be a participant at the seminar of "Happy-Fellow®" to get the special rate for our participants.

We learned from our previous seminars! Now extra days for staying at the seminar hotel (booking of additional nights) will pay the same reduced price.
Even if your companion is not participating at our seminar, he or she will benefit from our special booking rate.

Dogs are welcome in the hotel room (extra charge Eur 10,-/night) but please do not bring them with you in the seminar room, or speak with us beforehand.
Please pay for the overnight stay directly at the seminar hotel.

Please book your room online, by phone or via Email until 22 may 2018!
To take advantage of the special rate please book until 31 january 2018 (Ending of Early Booking)!

How to find us

OUR TIP: Take a virtual 360° panorama tour!

Our special rate for overnight stay in the conference hotel during seminar incl. breakfast, dinner and spa:

Early Booking up to 6 months before seminar (until 31 january 2018)

Eur 88,- per person / night in a single room
Eur 70,- per person / night in a double room 

The official price for that booking at online platforms are Eur 110,- per person / night

Regular Booking up to 6 months before seminar (01 february 2018 until 22 may 2018)

Eur 96,- per person / night in a single room
Eur 78,- per person / night in a double room

(excl. overnight stay tax of appr. Eur 2,30 per person/night)

The official price for that booking at online platforms are Eur 125,- per person / night

Room reservation and payment of the accommodation at the seminar hotel is done directly with the seminar hotel staff and is not included in the seminar fee!