Working with Fearful Dogs - Saturday May 28
owners, shelter/rescue workers, trainers, and other canine professionals find
anxiety, fears, and phobias to be among the most challenging behaviors to treat.
This information-packed workshop combines lecture, photographs, and extensive
video footage to explore the art of working with fearful dogs, with some overlap
into fear-based aggression.
- Causes and prevention
- How fear
- Recognized and lesser-known stress signals
- How to work with
fearful dogs in the home
- Suggestions for group classes
- A Firm Foundation
program on which dogs can build confidence
- Skills owners should know
- Skills to teach dogs
- What training equipment is (and is not!) appropriate
Interactive exercises include participation in solving a fear-related case
You will also get an overview of how complementary therapies can make
your treatment plans even more successful.
Creative Client Coaching - Sunday May
This fun-filled, interactive seminar will help you to become a better coach
to your clients. You will learn techniques to communicate more clearly, increase
motivation, gain compliance, and solve problems creatively.
Both dogs and humans
will become better trained, and coaching will become a smoother, more pleasant
experience for you as well.
You will get plenty of tips and techniques for
working with clients (especially the difficult ones), learn how to handle
challenging training situations, participate in the video game, "Catch the
Trainer's Mistakes!" and view plenty of creative games you can play in private
sessions and group classes to make learning more fun for everyone.
You will come
away with lots of new tools for your toolbox and ideas you will want to try out
with your clients.
Nicole's seminars are high-energy, interactive, and always
entertaining. So get ready for a fun and informative learning experience!