This FREE course will help students to learn and understand what positive reinforcement training is, how it works and how to apply it.
This course is intended for professional trainers who are interested in adding conformation training to their service offerings.Conformation or dog shows are one of the oldest and most popular of the dog sports. However, most classes are taught by hobbyists rather than professional dog trainers. Many skilled professional trainers could be offering conformation training and behavior consulting for show dogs and they should be. This course will give professional trainers the confidence to coach conformation clients.The focus will be on what show dogs need to learn, how to support show dog clients in basic training classes and how to build a solid conformation class training plan.
Whether you have your first toy show dog or have been showing toys for years, you will get something from this course. This course will not only cover toy dogs and what this means as a group, but helpful hints on training and handling toy dogs as well as information on useful tools and techniques.$29.00 Add to cart
This course will teach you everything you need to know about how to train your dog to correctly gait in the show ring.You will also learn the best pace and position at which to move your dog. You will learn about different types of equipment and how hand position, collar position, speed and more affect your dog’s movement in the ring.
Have you ever wondered how to problem solve a training or behavior issue with a dog without a specific recipe? In this course you will gain the knowledge of how to determine the cause of a behavior issue and how to design a training plan to correct it. Using science-based training methods and proven animal learning theory techniques this course will help you understand how to build or change a behavior in your show dog.$49.00 Add to cart
This course provides an introduction to Clicker Training Skills with a focus on teaching foundation skills for puppies and adult dogs that will be competing in the show ring. Included is the effective use of raised platforms as a tool to prompt an enthusiastic stand pose and developing duration holding of that stand. Goals for this course are:$49.00 Add to cart
- Learning effective Clicker (marker) training and positive reinforcement training skills
- Teaching a dog to offer Stand behavior to the handler
- Training a dog to assume and maintain a Stand position with enthusiasm and joy
Injury at any time during an athletic career, even for show dogs, is detrimental for both handlers and animals. Participants will learn about common injuries in athletic adult dogs and fitness program components to help minimize or avoid risk of injury for sport.$49.00 Add to cart
This course is based on Vicki’s exclusive From Shy to Showy program which shows people how to help their shy or fearful show dogs. From Shy to Showy is a book, webinar and workshop that has been presented from coast to coast bringing people success with their sensitive show dogs.$99.00 Add to cart
Two friends, each long-time breeders in different breeds come together to share their experience and process in grading litters. This course will cover everything from how to evaluate a litter of puppies, whether your own breed or another breed to making the decisions on where to place each puppy, to how to best stay on track with your breeding program and so much more.$99.00 Add to cart