Upcoming Workshops

Experience the presentation style of a webinar...

With the personalized feedback of a Gold Spot — without the commitment!  

What is it?

Workshops are a week-long class, providing step-by-step instructions on training a specific skill.

There are two parts to a workshop.  Part 1 is a recorded video presentation from the instructor, explaining how to work on the skill with your dog. Part 2 is a live webinar where the instructor provides feedback for working students.

You have the option of signing up as a working spot or as an auditor. Once you sign up, your workshop classroom will be added to your “My Courses” page.

The workshop classroom will contain all materials for that workshop, including the lecture, and information on attending the feedback session.

What does it cost?

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  • Working Spot - $39.95. Working participants recieve access to all presentation materials and will submit a short video (approx. 90 seconds) for instructor feedback. Limited number of spots available.

  • Auditor Spot - $29.95. Students will receive access to all presentation materials but will not submit video for review.  Auditors may ask questions during the live webinar. Unlimited number of spots available.

How does it work?

On the first day of the Workshop (noted in each workshop description), the lecture portion of the workshop will be released. This will be a recorded video presentation - watch at a time of your convenience.

Now practice with your dog! Students with a working spot will upload a short video of their work to YouTube and share the unlisted link (double check it is not private!) in the classroom homework forum by the date and time listed in the first assignment (Note: it’s important that students with a working spot submit homework video on time or they will forfeit the opportunity for instructor feedback).

One week after the release of the presentation there will be a live webinar! The instructor will provide feedback on the working student submissions and answer questions — all students are welcome to attend and participate!  This session will also be available as a recording for those who cannot attend live.

Here's what a "sample" workshop schedule might look like:

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 Both the initial lecture recording and the recorded feedback session will be moved to your class library for one year, longer if you continue to take courses or workshops with us.   

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Workshops - Registration Open February 25

WW103: March 11 - Pivot! Foundations for Pretty Heeling

Heads up heeling, rear end awareness, and precise positions!  Teach your dog how to find heel position and to maintain it as you move around a perch!  Then work on g...

Laura Waudby(Faculty)

WW104: March 19 - Building Blocks for Rally-FrEe and Freestyle Tutorial Series - Thru Behaviors

As building blocks for the upper levels of Rally-FrEe and foundation for freestyle, the seemingly simple behaviors of Circles, Spins and passing Thru the handler’s legs, open ...

Julie Flanery(Faculty)

WW105: March 27 - Precision Heeling

Do you have a goal of crisp and precise heeling, but you aren't quite sure where to start? Or maybe you have a dog with established heeling that lacks precision? This workshop...

Denise Fenzi(Faculty)


Workshops - Registration Open March 25

WW106: April 3 - What's Right With My Dog?

In veterinary school, we were taught, “You can’t know what is abnormal until you know what is normal.” The same is true for your dog. If you don’t know what is normal, yo...

Sue Yanoff, DVM(Guest Instructors)

WW107: April 10 - Awesome Muzzle Training

All dogs should be taught to comfortably wear a muzzle.  Why?  So many reasons!  Muzzles can sometimes be necessary, especially if your dog is in...

Deborah Jones(Faculty)

WW108: April 17 - Foundation Behaviors for Tricks

There is no better way to spend the winter time than teaching your dog new tricks! In this workshop, we will break tricks into categories that are derived from the same founda...

Sara Brueske(Faculty)

WW109: April 23 - Building Blocks for Rally-FrEe and Freestyle Tutorial Series - Circle Behaviors

As building blocks for the upper levels of Rally-FrEe and foundation for freestyle, the seemingly simple behaviors of Circles, Spins and passing Thru the handler’s legs, open ...

Julie Flanery(Faculty)