Engagement In Drive Workshop
April 26, 2019 - April 28, 2019
In this three day workshop, you’ll learn about your dog’s natural drives and how to assess them. Then, we’ll teach you fun and simple strategies you can implement and games you can play in order to build the drives you need for your sport or work application.
You’ll also learn proper toy play and tug play strategies that are optimal for boosting engagement, focus and motivation and, we’ll show you how to incorporate tug play and toy rewards into your training to bring energy, power, speed and determination.
This seminar is ideal for those active in dog sports and those training for work applications such as Search and Rescue, where drive is an integral part of the training program.
❖ How to assess and understand your dog’s natural drives
❖ Techniques for building the drives you need to hit your training goals
❖ Proper toy play technique, designed to build engagement and motivation in your training
❖ Simple games you can play to boost engagement and focus
❖ Techniques for getting your dog engaged in play, bringing the toy back (every time!) and
letting go when you ask
❖ How and when to add power and energy to your training (and when not to!)
❖ Why your dog fails to engage and what you can do about it
❖ How to get control in drive, without sacrificing enthusiasm or motivation
Contact Trina or Autumn at A Canine Experience for more information.