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how it works

Classes are hosted by Fenzi Dog Sports Academy.

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choose

Pick the workshops you want to work on that week.

We offer three options each week — 2 from our core and one additional elective topic.

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watch

Video presentations are posted on Sundays. 

Each is about 1 hour long. You have all week to watch and give it a try! 

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practice

After you’ve watched that week’s lesson, it’s time to get out and do it!

We recommend you video your work; many modules offer video review! 

review

Now cement that new information with a combination of learning quizzes, discussion with classmates, and instructor feedback.

…then keep track of your classes with our getting started pack!

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Whether looking for opportunities to gain training experience, or simply similarly minded dog trainers to trade ideas and problem solve with, our group of program alumni mean you don’t have to go it alone.

* You must have taken at least 1 workshop or be an FDSA student to be approved for membership.

upcoming classes

Instructor

Jennifer Summerfield DVM

Scheduled

Nov. 17, 2019
Section 3: The Science (and Techniques) of Behavior Change
In this workshop, we’ll discuss the process of desensitization and counterconditioning (DS/CC), and how it can be helpful in treating fear issues in dogs.

Instructor

Jennifer Summerfield DVM

Scheduled

Nov. 17, 2019

Instructor

Julie Flanery

Scheduled

Nov. 17, 2019
Section 7: Go Teach! Strategies, Lesson Plans, and Organization
In this workshop we’ll look at different models of classes, including revolving classes, focused classes, and mini workshops.

Instructor

Julie Flanery

Scheduled

Nov. 17, 2019

Instructor

Nicole Wiebusch

Scheduled

Nov. 17, 2019
Section 8: Electives
This workshop will teach you how to break down the steps to building a successful stay behavior. You will learn how to jump start the stay behavior; to reward the stay, not the release; and how to use the three Ds to build on success.

Instructor

Nicole Wiebusch

Scheduled

Nov. 17, 2019