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14
sep

The Legal facts, rights and responsibilities of Companion Animal Training and Behaviour Modification in South Africa

presented by
Lizelle Britz-Chapman

Animal Behaviour and Training is becoming a popular career choice in South Africa, but very few professionals in this field have the legal tools at their disposal to protect themselves against potential law suites, or know what it means to be held professionally liable if an unfortunate event event occurs. This talk will provide attendees with a guideline on what is necessary in a contract to make sure you are protected, what to do if you are faced with a legal dilemma, and what the correct professional etiquette is on platforms like social media.

DATE:  Thursday 14 September 2017
VENUE:    Fourways Veterinary Hospital:
Cnr. Witkoppen Road & The Straight. Pineslopes, Fourways Parking area is by the palisade fence as one enters FVH.
TIME:    18h30-19h00 registration and snacks/tea/coffee
Talk will start at 19h00 promptly
COST:    R100 for ABC members
R150 for non-members
R150 FOR CASH PAYMENTS ON THE EVENING ON ENTRANCE
 

Bernice Boshoff-Viljoen - bbsmile4me@gmail.com (07 4291 5502) Tea, coffee and snacks will be served.

(To qualify for the reduced rate become a member of the ABC, click here for details) 

BANK DETAILS for EFT: ABC of SA; Standard Bank;  Fourways Crossing; Account No. : 42 669 167 9;  Branch Code: 00 99 53 PLEASE USE YOUR NAME AND TALK AS REFERENCE

About Lizelle Britz-Chapman

Lizelle is an admitted attorney working at Boshoff Incorporated with branches across the country. She studied law at the University of Pretoria, and graduated in 2013. Her dissertation on Animal Rights and Regulations in South Africa was on the short list for publication in the Law Journal of South Africa for 2013. Lizelle completed her articles at a law firm in Kempton Park, and was admitted as an attorney in the Pretoria High Court in July 2015. She proceeded to start her Master degree in Fraud Risk Management at the University of Pretoria in 2016 and will graduate the end of 2017. Lizelle starts her Doctorate in Fraud Risk Management at the University of Pretoria in 2018, specifically focusing on Cyber Crime. Lizelle is a qualified ThinkingPets trainer, having completed her qualification in 2011, and graduated from COAPE SA in 2017. She currently lectures for COAPE SA, and runs and manages her own company Polka Dog School, from the Kempton Park Animal Hospital.

 


 
 
 
 

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