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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

Amy Cook PhD

Scheduled

October 13, 2019
Section 1: The Dog-Human Relationship
In this workshop, come learn how to think about operant conditioning through the way it feels to your learner, understand the "happy bucket" and the "yucky bucket," and to let that help you navigate the sometimes confusing world of professional dog training methodology!

Instructor

Amy Cook PhD

Scheduled

October 13, 2019

Instructor

Casey Coughlin

Scheduled

October 13, 2019
Section 4: Foundation Training for Pet Dogs
In this workshop, we will work from the ground up, from teaching a dog to quickly and happily sit on a platform to performing the behavior under heavy distractions. This workshop will focus on using stationing for in-home behaviors.

Instructor

Casey Coughlin

Scheduled

October 13, 2019

Instructor

Julie Flanery

Scheduled

October 13, 2019
Section 7: Go Teach! Strategies, Lesson Plans, and Organization
This workshop will discuss options on the physical set up of your classroom, what equipment you might want available to you, how to plan for the unexpected and how you might respond to unplanned situations in the classroom.

Instructor

Julie Flanery

Scheduled

October 13, 2019