schedule

class schedule

Each week we offer up to 3 workshops.

Instructor

Amy Cook PhD

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020
Section 2: Teach Your Clients to Speak Dog
In this workshop, we’ll look at the common signs of stress in dog body language, but then we’ll go deeper into common behavior changes that you can also teach your clients to be on the lookout for, and so that you know when to take breaks or make lessons a lot more fun!

Instructor

Amy Cook PhD

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020

Instructor

Liz Laidlaw

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020
Section 7: Go Teach! Strategies, Lesson Plans, and Organization
As trainers, we need to have conversations with our clients about matters of reinforcement – fading the food, choosing appropriate schedules of reinforcement, reward hierarchies and when, how and why to start fading those rewards. This workshop will cover those topics.

Instructor

Liz Laidlaw

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020

Instructor

Jamie and Michael Badial

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020
Section 8: Electives
In this workshop, we’ll discuss the various options of social media and how to determine which platform is right for your business, as well as how to use those platforms to connect with potential clients and grow your impact.

Instructor

Jamie and Michael Badial

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020

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january

Registration opens December 22nd, 2019!

Instructor

Julie Flanery

Scheduled

January 5, 2020
Section 3: The Science (and Techniques) of Behavior Change
This workshop will explain the different ways to get and increase desirable behavior, how and when to use specific markers and how to add cues to behaviors. We’ll also discuss the benefits and drawbacks of the different methods when applied by pet owners.

Instructor

Julie Flanery

Scheduled

January 5, 2020

Instructor

Nicole Wiebusch

Scheduled

January 5, 2020
Section 8: Electives
In this workshop, we will explore why dogs jump on people and what to do about it. You will learn the most common reasons dogs jump, why negative attention doesn’t work, how to teach alternative behaviors, and how to reduce arousal to make jumping less likely.

Instructor

Nicole Wiebusch

Scheduled

January 5, 2020

Instructor

Julie Daniels

Scheduled

January 5, 2020
Section 1: The Dog-Human Relationship
Learn to help clients observe their dogs and choose good reinforcers in the moment, including the use of their own personality! This workshop will teach you new ways to play using toys, food, eyes, hands, energy, laughter, movement and touch!

Instructor

Julie Daniels

Scheduled

January 5, 2020

Instructor

Casey Coughlin

Scheduled

Jan. 12, 2020
Section 3: The Science (and Techniques) of Behavior Change
Learn how to get early client buy-in by immediately reducing their dog's unwanted behaviors via easy management techniques and then develop a simple and effective training plan to work through long-term behavioral changes.

Instructor

Casey Coughlin

Scheduled

Jan. 12, 2020

Instructor

Eve Laforest

Scheduled

Jan. 12, 2020
Section 8: Electives
Imagine knowing exactly how to screen trouble dogs when clients enroll in class. Or, if you get surprised by one, knowing how to manage them, how to equip your clients with the best tools and how to help them blossom and gain confidence as the class continues.

Instructor

Eve Laforest

Scheduled

Jan. 12, 2020

Instructor

Amanda Boyd

Scheduled

Jan. 12, 2020
Section 2: Teach Your Clients to Speak Dog
In this workshop, you will learn how human behavior affects dog/human interactions. You will be introduced to strategies for coaching clients on approaching dogs safely and politely. You also will learn how to help students build confidence in their shy, reluctant dogs.

Instructor

Amanda Boyd

Scheduled

Jan. 12, 2020

Instructor

Jennifer Summerfield DVM

Scheduled

Jan. 19, 2020
Section 6: Specific to Puppies!
In this workshop, we’ll discuss the nuts and bolts of running a successful puppy kindergarten class. Learn how to consider the pros and cons of different options, so you can design a puppy class that works for you and your clients.

Instructor

Jennifer Summerfield DVM

Scheduled

Jan. 19, 2020

Instructor

Christina Schenk-Hargrove

Scheduled

Jan. 19, 2020
Section 8: Electives
This workshop will introduce small business owners to the basic legal requirements and considerations for starting and running their own businesses, with an emphasis on minimizing business risks. You will know what you can do on your own, and when to go for professional help.

Instructor

Christina Schenk-Hargrove

Scheduled

Jan. 19, 2020

Instructor

Melissa Breau

Scheduled

Jan. 19, 2020
Section 7: Go Teach! Strategies, Lesson Plans, and Organization
We’ll cover 11 ideas that can help pet owners understand the important pieces of training, without long boring explanations. Games include ideas for helping increase reinforcement, avoiding repetition becoming boring, and teaching them to break things down.

Instructor

Melissa Breau

Scheduled

Jan. 19, 2020

Instructor

Amy Cook PhD

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020
Section 2: Teach Your Clients to Speak Dog
In this workshop, we’ll look at the common signs of stress in dog body language, but then we’ll go deeper into common behavior changes that you can also teach your clients to be on the lookout for, and so that you know when to take breaks or make lessons a lot more fun!

Instructor

Amy Cook PhD

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020

Instructor

Liz Laidlaw

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020
Section 7: Go Teach! Strategies, Lesson Plans, and Organization
As trainers, we need to have conversations with our clients about matters of reinforcement – fading the food, choosing appropriate schedules of reinforcement, reward hierarchies and when, how and why to start fading those rewards. This workshop will cover those topics.

Instructor

Liz Laidlaw

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020

Instructor

Jamie and Michael Badial

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020
Section 8: Electives
In this workshop, we’ll discuss the various options of social media and how to determine which platform is right for your business, as well as how to use those platforms to connect with potential clients and grow your impact.

Instructor

Jamie and Michael Badial

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020

february

Registration opens July 22nd, 2019

Instructor

Amy Cook PhD

Scheduled

Feb. 2, 2020
Section 1: The Dog-Human Relationship
In this workshop we’ll cover five areas that can be potentially stressful for dogs as they live in the human world, and you’ll learn strategies for teaching clients how to navigate those rough spots!

Instructor

Amy Cook PhD

Scheduled

Feb. 2, 2020

Instructor

Tania Lanfer

Scheduled

Feb. 2, 2020
Section 5: Present and Address Common Problem Behaviors
This workshop is all about counter surfing and a reinforcing way of training “leave it” without conflict. Let’s learn how to teach a robust alternative behavior so families can cook and enjoy their meals without a dog’s nose in their plates!

Instructor

Tania Lanfer

Scheduled

Feb. 2, 2020

Instructor

Sara Brueske

Scheduled

Feb. 9, 2020
Section 4: Foundation Training for Pet Dogs
This workshop will explain how to train and proof mat stays for real-life use so you and your clients can go out into the world and do things … together!

Instructor

Sara Brueske

Scheduled

Feb. 9, 2020

Instructor

Chelsey Protulipac

Scheduled

Feb. 9, 2020
Section 8: Electives
This workshop will explore how we can help owners who have more than one dog find harmony in their households by understanding their dogs’ social temperaments and how this affects their basic needs for safety, space, and predictability.

Instructor

Chelsey Protulipac

Scheduled

Feb. 9, 2020

Instructor

Casey Coughlin

Scheduled

Feb. 16, 2020
Section 8: Electives
In this workshop, you will learn how to best help your clients avoid conflicts and facilitate safe, calm, and savvy dog-to-dog greetings and interactions under a variety of circumstances. From puppyhood to adulthood, this workshop will discuss and demonstrate training skills for your dog and human clients to master so everyone can feel confident in whatever social situation they end up in.

Instructor

Casey Coughlin

Scheduled

Feb. 16, 2020

Instructor

Jamie and Michael Badial

Scheduled

Feb. 16, 2020
Section 8: Electives
In this workshop, we’ll talk about what to consider when starting out on your own. We’ll discuss choosing the right name, branding, determining your services and setting up your processes and procedures.

Instructor

Jamie and Michael Badial

Scheduled

Feb. 16, 2020

Instructor

Sarah Stremming

Scheduled

Feb. 23, 2020
Section 4: Foundation Training for Pet Dogs
Learn how to help your clients' dogs truly crate happily through this course that discusses techniques, tips, and tricks for achieving the happiest craters around. There is even a troubleshooting section for the most difficult craters!

Instructor

Sarah Stremming

Scheduled

Feb. 23, 2020

Instructor

Sarah Dixon

Scheduled

Feb. 23, 2020
Section 8: Electives
This course will cover everything you need to know to run effective board and train programs from the initial evaluation to transferring skills to the owner. You won't want to miss this if you've ever thought about adding board and train services or you need help troubleshooting an existing program. 

Instructor

Sarah Dixon

Scheduled

Feb. 23, 2020

self-study

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