Excluded Major Credits Electives Courses 

Courses may still be used to fullfill additional 10 credit requirement:

FE190: It's All In Your Head - Developing Your Mental Game

  Do you overthink your training, have ring nerves, experience anxiety around training or competing, or feel excessive stress about training? Are you curious to understa...

Andrea Harrison (Faculty)

FE193: Don't Worry Be Happy

Play your way to success This course will focus on the people side of play with consideration of some science and some "art" elements. Your dog as play partner will certainl...

Andrea Harrison (Faculty)

FE195: Love the One You Are With - Being the Best Team Possible

  Have you found yourself looking at your animal partner thinking "I don't much like you", "you aren't what I wanted" or wondering how to deal with a behaviour or person...

Andrea Harrison (Faculty)

FE198: No More Excuses - Building Accountability and Motivation

  Struggling with motivation? Perhaps your library is full of great classes that you haven't done or you have goals and aspirations that simply aren't being met. Develop...

Andrea Harrison (Faculty)

FE230: Conformation Skills

Instructor: Sue Ailsby Conformation classes usually involve a lot of walking around in circles, stopping, and showing your dog's teeth to somebody. That's fine as far as it g...

Sue Ailsby (Faculty)

FE235: Conformation Skills Handling and Structure

Instructor: Sue Ailsby We had a great time in FE230 Conformation Skills. This session will allow previous participants to continue working on the immense amount of informatio...

Sue Ailsby (Faculty)

FE238: Structure and Movement

  What's in there anyway? Little wheels? Why is one dog graceful and another one clumsy? What's a fiddle front and why should you care? Will that puppy grow out of those...

Sue Ailsby (Faculty)

FE290: Handle This - make the most of goals, planning and learning

This course takes the work some of you began in All In Your Head (or other courses with me!)  and adds more layers. A variety of goal setting techniques are covered as we...

Andrea Harrison (Faculty)

FE293: Tough Enough - Handling Difficult People with Grace

  This course is for you - about you  - and designed to meet your needs. Trailer Emotional resilience is a skill that can be developed but it is often not easy o...

Andrea Harrison (Faculty)

FE295: Infinite Possibilities - Think your way to success with Clarity

Instructor: Andrea Harrison Registration will begin at 9:00 AM Pacific Time. Enrollment limits: Gold: open to only 10 students with clear personal goals for this course. ...

Andrea Harrison (Faculty)

FE298: Unleash Personal Potential

  Want to expand your life skills for dog training and competing? Wondering how to make mindfulness and dog training work together? Curious about how to plan to include ...

Andrea Harrison (Faculty)

FE390: The Joy of Teaching

Instructor: Andrea Harrison Want to hone your teaching skills? Understand the pedagogy behind the lessons that work for you as an instructor so that your students will be loo...

Andrea Harrison (Faculty)

FE410: Stir Crazy - Games for Small Spaces & Indoors

     Does your dog drive you bananas on those indoor winter days? Do you have a small space that just doesn't seem big enough to occupy your dog? Then join us as...

Donna Hill (Faculty)

FE510: Introduction to Truffle Hunting

This course has been discontinued at FDSA Nosework is one of the hottest sports around and truffle hunting is a fun way to go a step further by applying those skills in the rea...

Alana McGee (People)

FE520: Developing A Reliable Truffle Dog Team

  This course has been discontinued at FDSA Do you like truffles? These edible fungi are considered a delicacy in the culinary world. They can be found all over the world...

Alana McGee (People)

FE530: Let’s Go Truffle Hunting

This course has been discontinued at FDSA Get ready for a real truffle hunt!  It’s no coincidence that we scheduled this course for December because  December is truf...

Alana McGee (People)

FE560: Snake Avoidance Without Shock

This class is no longer offered.

Jamie Robinson (People)

FE700: The Cat's Meow

Cats!  We love our cats, but rarely try to train them.  There's a pervasive myth that cats cannot be trained, but of course, they can.  This myth is likely due,...

Deborah Jones (Faculty)

FE750: From Trainer to Teacher 1: Beginning the Transition

Instructor: Deborah Jones and Lee Fox Co-taught with Dr. Lee Fox How do you make a smooth transition from training animals to teaching people?   There's a LOT ...

Deborah Jones (Faculty)

FE760: From Trainer to Teacher 2: Strengthening your Skills

Instructor: Deborah Jones Co-taught with Dr. Lee Fox   PLEASE NOTE:  This class will be run in a Silver and Bronze format only (no Golds).    Silver s...

Deborah Jones (Faculty)

FE770: Business End of the Dog: Marketing for Pet Professionals

  Do you run your own pet-related business? If you’re a dog trainer, groomer, or another pet professional with your own business and you struggle with marketing your bus...

Melissa Breau (Faculty)

FE780: Business End of the Dog - Building a Wordpress Website

A website is often the first impression your future customers will have of you and what you do! This class will help you build a first-in-class website for your dog business —...

Melissa Breau (Faculty)

FF450: The Daredevil Within - Building Confidence Through Skateboarding

Instructor: Donna Hill Is your dog afraid of skateboards? Wants to chase them? Barks at them? Or, does your dog need to improve balance, muscle tone and body condition? ...

Donna Hill (Faculty)