2018 Training Seminars & Workshops
                            
Conditioning & Fitness for Performance & Companion Dogs - March 25, 2018 & May 6, 2018 in Denver Colorado.  Click Here for Event Info

OneMind Dogs Handling Techniques 1 April 21-22, 2018 
Cost:  $295 for Working Spot, $75 for Auditing Spot.  Location:  Gone to the Dogs. 2 day Seminar covering the most common handling techniques.  Detail is given for building a strong team using Connect, Commit, Cue and the 7 Handling Elements.  You'll gain a better understanding of handling lines vs. obstacles and agility from your dog's perspective.  Take a deep dive into course walking embracing  Reality Lines vs. Fantasy Lines.  Master the Front Cross, Blind Cross, 
Rear Cross, Reverse Spin, Lateral Push, Whisky Cross, Backside Send, and False Turn. 
 This seminar will take you to the Next Level!  Click here for Event Info

Leave it:  Impulse Control -  Spring TBA . 3:00-6:00   Cost: $59 for a Working Spot with dog; $29 audit (observe)
Does your dog have difficulty controlling his impulses?  Does he dive for everything on the ground?  Lunges at other dogs & people?  Leave it is the most valuable obedience cue that you can teach your dog.  It could literally save their life from grabbing toxic trash on the ground and ingesting it.  Learn how to teach your dog to make better choices by using self-control.

Reliable Recall: Building a Responsive Dog
Spring 2018 - 3:00-6:00pm Cost: $59 working; $29 audit
Does your dog run the other way when you call him?  Appears to have selective hearing? Learn how to mesmerize your dog and be a dog magnet.  Thru reinforced repetitions of rewards based training games, your dog will learn to come not just at home, but anywhere! Learn what successful trainers know about recall and learn how to avoid pitfalls of poisoning a recall word. Whether you are just starting out or wanting to improve your dog's responsiveness and reliability, this workshop is for you.  

Reactive Rover - Reducing Leash Reactivity - Spring 2018 3 -5:00pm Cost: $29 (Lecture- Humans Only)
Does your dog pull, lunge, bark, snap at other dogs, strangers, bicyclists, skateboarders?  Learn why this happens and the simple, positive reinforcement methods to reduce the reactivity and teach your dog valuable coping skills.  We'll give you strategies that will soon have your dog walking experience a pleasurable one.  Please leave your dog at home, as we will use a carefully screened dog during our presentation.  

Shy/Fearful Dogs:  Freeing the Fear - Spring 2018 3:00-5:00pm Cost:  $29  (Lecture for Humans only)
Topics include Why Dogs are Afraid, What fear/stress looks like, How to work with Fear Based Behaviors, Understanding the Effects of Reinforcement & Punishment with Fearful Dogs.  Learn the most effective and humane techniques to work with shy, fearful & anxious dogs.  This is a lecture only, no working spots available.  We will use a carefully screened dog during our presentation

How to Teach your Dog to Listen -Spring 2018, 3:00-4:00pm  Cost:  FREE (Lecture for Humans)
Does your dog have selective hearing?  Do they come when called?  We'll explore strategies for developing better communication between you and your dog.  Learn some of the top training techniques that trainers use to cultivate great obedience. 

Fitness & Nutrition for Canines & Felines -  Spring 2018 Cost: FREE  (Lecture -Humans Only)
Learn the latest in optimal nutrition for your pet's individual needs.  Skin & Coat, Sensitive Stomach, Weight Management, Limited Ingredient Diets, High Protein and more will be explored.  Does your pet need more activity to decrease boredom? Rowdiness? Destructive Behaviors?  We've got some great strategies to help you provide the best enrichment activities for your dog or cat!
                                               
 
INSTRUCTOR:  Laura Bussing, CPDT-KA, CCFT, FP-MT
                                          
                                                    

Pre-Registration is Required - Click here for Registration Form    Click here for Our Guarantee

Workshops are held at Gone to the Dogs, 235 W. Rainbow Blvd, Salida, CO 81201

Interested in a Workshop for your organization? Laura travels to conduct workshops & can address a variety of topics in 
Obedience, Agility, & Fitness Strength Conditioning.  1/2 day, 1 day or 2 day workshops are available.
Reward - Choice Based Training in all disciplines,  OneMind Dogs Methodology in Agility.

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