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October Workshops - Registration Opens September 22 - 9:00am Pacific Time

* Registration closes October 31 - 12pm (Noon) Pacific Time 


Workshops beginning Sunday, September 29

WP450: Happy Crating! Crating as a Life Skill

Crate training can be an excellent management solution for pet dogs. A dog who is happy in a crate travels easily, doesn’t have to be trained perfectly when guests are over, a...

Sarah Stremming (Faculty)

WP530: Can You Dig It? A Survival Guide to Yard Behaviors

Complaints about nuisance backyard behaviors are one of the most popular client dilemmas; whether it is a new puppy eating mulch or adult dogs digging up the garden, there are...

Casey Coughlin (PPP Instructors)

WP865: Get Tricky! Tricks That Will Keep Them Coming Back for More

Tricks are becoming increasingly popular among dog owners. They offer a chance for continuation of the training and bonding process, give teams unique abilities to show off to...

Sara Brueske (Faculty)


Workshops beginning Sunday, October 6

WP130: Help! I've got the wrong dog! - Bridging the gap between expectations and realities

In this workshop, you will learn to assess and assist students who seem to have ended up with the “wrong” dog for them. You will receive tips on handling challenging combinati...

Amanda Boyd (PPP Instructors)

WP870: Keeping Safe: Handling Aggression Cases

This workshop will lay a roadmap for trainers to safely handle aggression cases, from how to identify whether the case is right for you to keeping records of the training sess...

Jamie & Michael Badial (PPP Instructors)

WP875: Legal Aspects of Launching Your Business - Advanced

What started out as just you, your client, and their dog has grown.  With success comes increased complexity; maybe you have leased a space or are ready to add employees....

Christina Schenk-Hargrove, Esq. (PPP Instructors)


Workshops beginning Sunday, October 13

WP140: How does it feel to be trained by you?

There are many training techniques out in the world of dog training, and in your journey to become a dog trainer, you will be exposed to a lot of them! You need guiding princi...

Amy Cook (Faculty)

WP460: Get on and Stay: Station Training Made Easy

Sitting on things may seem like a simple behavior, but teaching dogs to station can provide clients with some of the best options for alternative behaviors, quick management s...

Casey Coughlin (PPP Instructors)

WP710: Managing a Skills Class - Ways to Create Success in the Classroom

How you set up your classroom can have a huge impact on your ability to teach and your students’ ability to learn. It affects the dog’s coming into the classroom in terms of a...

Julie Flanery (Faculty)


Workshops beginning Sunday, October 20

WP535: My Ball, My Food, My Space! Handling Resource Guarding

This workshop will give you skills for preventing and handling mild resource guarding cases. There are lots of ways families can manage resource guarding and safely and steadi...

Tania Lanfer (PPP Instructors)

WP540: Cars, Cats, and Kangaroos … DON’T CHASE THAT!!

What do the car-stalking border collie, the pup who terrorizes the family cat, and the critter-hunting hound have in common? Less than you’d think! The chasing issues you are ...

Chrissi Schranz (Faculty)

WP880: Fake it 'til you make it: Calming signals for reactive dogs

This workshop will give trainers tips regarding how to put appropriate canine communication signals on cue for reactive dogs. You will learn the common calming and “cutoff” si...

Amanda Boyd (PPP Instructors)