Fri, Feb 10|
Howie's Training Hall TailWaggersK9Sport
Enjoying the Golden Years - Senior Dog Enrichment & Welfare
Your never too old!! Our loyal companions.....they have given us so much. This course is designed to help owners and dogs continue to enjoy life as age comes.
Time & Location
Feb 10, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. EST
Howie's Training Hall TailWaggersK9Sport, 573 Lubitz Rd, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W6, Canada
About the event
Our senior dogs have such a seical place in our hearts. They have been our best friends for many years and now as they age it is our time to give back to them.
There are so many ways in which we can help them still have a fulfilling, enrichnga nd enjoyable life. Learn simple techniqies to help your dog to continue. Learn how to manage changes in posture, how you can help your companion, cost free suggestions included.
The course will be 4 weeks with different topics each week.
Movement & Mobility - the importance of movement, exercises (activity), effects of too much/too little, how the environment can affect movement.....
Behaviour - Links between pain and behavior, what to look for, how to record information for your vet, why dogs keep going, ball throwing.......
Food Managament - use of food bowls, weight managment, why weight matters, rewards in training, treats, enrichment toys (kongs etc).......
Cognitive Function - the benefits of maintaining and working cognitive function, Enrichment Activities (scent, food games, training activitie)......
This course is a prelude to future sessions for these wonderful dogs.
Senior dogs welcome over the age of 8years (younger dogs welcome too - cant hurt to prepare, but priority given to the old guys)
Course dates: Feb 10th 17th 24th and Mar 3rd
Course cost (Working Spot) $125; Audit Spot $70
Working Spot (with your dog)
+$3.53 service fee
A working spot allows you to bring your dog. Business Number: 709039689
+$3.53 service fee0
Audit Spot (with out dog)
+$1.98 service fee
An audit spot is where you can attend with out your dog. This is useful if your dog is uncomfortable around other dogs or is injured. Business Number: 709039689
+$1.98 service fee0