Need some help on an individual issue or just can’t commit to a multi-week class? Our single topic, 75-minute workshops will be a perfect fit for your schedule!
No Jumping/Polite Greetings
This workshop will help you end problem jumping behaviors by learning: effective and ineffective techniques to address jumping, how to identify what makes your dog jump, and how to avoid it.
Nipping and Mouthing
This workshop will help you to better understand why puppies and dogs engage in these behaviors, and what you can do to address it. We'll give you tips, suggestions, and basic training concepts to help you shape your dog’s behavior.
Coming When Called
This workshop will help you to train a consistent recall - one of the most important skills to teach a dog. One day it might even save your dog’s life! Topics include: why dogs don't come when we call them, establishing a recall cue, games to practice recall skills, and what to do if your dog doesn't respond.
This workshop will focus on: walking management tools, attention skills (key to loose-leash walking success), reinforcing polite walking behavior, and what to do if your dog forges ahead of you.
This workshop will introduce basic nosework concepts and is designed to develop your dog’s natural scenting abilities by using their desire to hunt and their love of toys, food and exercise. It’s a great way for your dog to have fun, build confidence, and burn lots of mental and physical energy.
This workshop introduces advanced training methodologies such as Copy That. This new training method is based on dogs’ social cognitive skills, particularly on their ability to imitate.
Intro to Treibball
This workshop will introduce the basic rules of Treibball, also known as Urban Herding, a sport where dogs learn to push a series of balls into a net. If you have a herding dog or a dog that likes to herd, this workshop is for you
This workshop will introduce simple tricks, and how to apply training principles to expand basic tricks into more complex ones. Tricks are a great way to continue building your relationship with your dog while providing mental stimulation.
Mental Enrichment Brain Games
This workshop introduces your dog to a variety of mental enrichment tools - from DIY games to Kongs to the latest in electronic devices and everything in between. Keeping your dog engaged in activities that use their mental energy to solve problems will help them avoid getting themselves into trouble!