Sat, Feb 10|
TailWaggersK9Sport Inc - Howies Hall
K9 Handler Training 101
Ever wondered why the training works? Have you heard phrases like reinforcer or terms like 'shaping behaviour' - but not really sure what they mean and why they are important? This 4 week session will take a deeper dive into dog training and give you a better understanding how it works!
Time & Location
Feb 10, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EST
TailWaggersK9Sport Inc - Howies Hall, 573 Lubitz Rd, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W6, Canada
About the event
So you dog has learnt to sit. How, why? Does he only sit when there is a cookie in fornt of him?
Understanding the movitiation behind why a dog learns can help us as hanlders understand and improve our training skills and relationship with our dogs.
This course aims to cover:
Key words used in dog training - markers, cue words, poisioned cues, treats, rewards, clicker.......
Reinforcers - what they are, how we can use them, should we change them, who decides......
Explore techniques in training......shaping, targeting, luring, capturing and how we can use the different techniques in different situations.
The Envioronment !! - what is it, why is it so important, how does it affect our dogs - how can we help our dogs.
Through fun and challanging exrecises this course is aims to teach and improve handler skills, but bring your best friend along too, as he will be able to truely help you understand him!!
Dogs must be +6months of age
Dog to dog and dog to human friendly
You will need a change of footwear (for the human)
Water bowl (for the dog)
A not pad and pen !!
Working spot $125 +Hst
Audit Spot $85 +HST
Dates Feb 10th, 17th, 24th and March 2nd