Nicole Wiebusch

Nicole began instructing dog training classes in 2005 and realized she had a passion for teaching dogs and their people.

In 2008, she started Golden Paws Dog Training LLC, holding classes for puppies, pet manners, Canine Good Citizen, therapy dogs, and competition obedience and agility. Nicole enjoys teaching people how to use dog friendly training methods.

She took her first class with Fenzi Dog Sports Academy in 2013 and actively competes in a variety of performance events with her three golden retrievers. In addition to operating Golden Paws Dog Training, Nicole is a field dog trainer for a service dog organization, a Canine Good Citizen and Trick Dog evaluator, a professional member of the APDT, and has earned the obedience/rally/freestyle trainer’s certificate (FDSTC-OB) from FDSA.

Nicole’s workshops

Instructor

Nicole Wiebusch

Scheduled

August 25, 2019
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

August 25, 2019

Instructor

Nicole Wiebusch

Scheduled

Sept. 8, 2019
Section 4: Foundation Training for Pet Dogs
In this workshop, you will learn about the importance of having a dog in the right frame of mind to learn or respond to cues; how to teach specific behaviors that will allow the dog to "tell" you if he is ready to work; and how to respond to the dog if he says he's not ready.

Instructor

Nicole Wiebusch

Scheduled

Sept. 8, 2019

Instructor

Nicole Wiebusch

Scheduled

October 2019
Section 4: Foundation Training for Pet Dogs
This workshop will discuss the mechanics of teaching sit, down, and stand and also will cover adding basic duration and release words. Finally, we will talk about how to add distractions in a systematic way so the dog can be successful.

Instructor

Nicole Wiebusch

Scheduled

October 2019

Instructor

Nicole Wiebusch

Scheduled

November 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

November 2019