We’ve compiled downloadable materials and online training for agencies and individuals implementing the SAFER® method for evaluating the probability of canine aggression.
Here are some must-see videos, one-hour webinars and the official SAFER guide.
The Seven SAFER Assessment Items
Get instructions, scoring and follow-up for each item here.
See A Complete SAFER Assessment
Watch this video of a full assessment on a large dog.
SAFER Trainings & Official Guide
Download the Guide
The SAFER guide can be downloaded free here.
Handy Reference Tool: SAFER Glossary
Sharpen your skills at reading canine body postures as called for in the SAFER assessment. Each definition includes a video clip so you can see the body posture in action.
Webinar: SAFER Equipment and Handling
A closer look at the tools and facility requirements you'll need to conduct each of the seven items in the SAFER assessment.
Webinar: Scoring and Choice
This session will help you determine which dogs are candidates for behavior modification and demonstrate how the role of choice plays in the SAFER assessment.
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