Addressing Aggressive Behavior in Birds


Join Barbara Heidenreich as she discusses the causes of aggression in companion birds and how to deal with it in a non-forceful, humane manner. Barb uses a variety of birds (and even a skunk!) to illustrate a variety of methods for reducing aggression. Although birds are the primary focus of this course, the principles discussed will apply to a variety of animals!


Barbara Heidenreich – Animal Trainer and Behavior Consultant

Barbara Heidenreich has been a professional in the field of animal training since 1990. She is the President of Good Bird Inc (, a company that provides behavior and training products to the companion parrot and small mammal communities. These products include Good Bird Magazine, books, videos, and animal training workshops. Barbara Heidenreich has been a featured speaker on animal training on six continents and has been published in nine different languages. Barbara Heidenreich is a former president of the International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators ( and served on the Board of Directors from 1997-2009. She is a behavior and training consultant for KAYTEE and SuperPet.

Barbara also consults on animal training in zoos, nature centers and other animal related facilities. She has been a part of the development and production of more than 15 different free flight education programs and has worked with over 20 different animal facilities. In her career she has trained animals, trained staff, and/or presented shows at facilities around the world. For a list of facilities please visit:

For books, DVDs, ebooks, Good Bird Magazine and scheduled appearances visit her websites: and


Refund Policy: The course fee will be refunded, in its entirety, so long as the enrollee requests a refund in writing no later than the 14th day after the course is purchased. Alternatively, the enrollee may request an exchange or credit toward a different course, instead of a refund.