Join me for 2 hours of good information to help trainers and owners learn how best to help their dogs struggling with fear and anxiety.

The information in these online presentations is based on what we know about how behavior works so we can train a challenging population of dogs efficiently.

How To Stop Using Corrections When Training & Why You Should Be Trying To

Evidence indicates that training using positive reinforcement as much as possible is preferable to punishment and negative reinforcement (corrections or force). This webinar will help you identify behavior that is a product of an aversive condition in the dog’s environment. It might be you.

You will also learn about the alternatives available to us that will increase or decrease behaviors without contributing to a dog’s stress or anxiety. Build strong, reliable and resilient behavior without force, threats or pain. You can do this!

Hosted on google meet. 

$24.99 

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October 25, 2020

9am-11am EST

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6pm-8pm EST

 

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Working With Extreme Fear

We need to stop saying and thinking that dogs are not motivated by food. Instead we need consider why they are not motivated to eat.

Unless a dog is able and willing to take food we offer them, we cannot begin training using force free, fear free or pain free training methods. Some dogs may be able to engage in play, but many dogs we cannot.

Getting started with a dog who is too inhibited or aggressive to interact with is challenging but we need to get started with a dog, somehow, without scaring or stressing them more. This seminar will outline how to get started with a dog who is not able to take food from you.

We will discuss classical counter conditioning, how it works and how we apply it to be most effective in changing how a dog feels. We’ll also look at how to build a step by step plan to reach our goal of teaching dogs to eat food we hand or toss to them. Until we have this behavior on board our options for using positive reinforcement to train are limited.

2 CPDT CEUs

$24.99 

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Fear, Aggression, Reactivity, Inhibition: How To Train When Challenging Behaviors Are Present

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To minimize the need for restraint, force or the use of aversives in training, understanding how to successfully manage the training environment is key. This seminar is appropriate for trainers who want to improve their understanding of the teaching environment and best practices for maximizing success with their clients.

$24.99

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Understanding Fear in Pet Dogs

This is an essential seminar for pet owners,  foster caregivers, rescue groups and novice trainers who are new to working with fear-based challenging behavior. This may include both dogs who are extremely inhibited or who display aggression or reactivity.

This is the foundation information you need to begin to think about fear-based behavior challenges. We’ll address the misinformation and mythology about dog behavior that has flooded social media, and creates impediments to our progress with this vulnerable population of dogs.

$24.99

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