Dog meets dog

Encounter (on the leash) workshop for dog / human teams 


Many dogs no longer show natural behaviour in encounters with other dogs - especially on the leash. The reasons for this are complex and depend on many factors. Some dogs pull into the leash, try to move forward, bark or whine and others try to escape. These various behaviours push many dog owners to their limits and create tension for the team.


Who can/should participate: All dog-human teams who feel uncomfortable with dog/dog encounters on the road. Also suitable for younger pubescent dogs (from about 7 - 8 months). 


This seminar contains a theory block and four practical lessons

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youth development - adolescence (theory)

Dogs go through different phases of development during their lives.

Youth development or also called adolescence is a very intense phase in which the brain and hormones sometimes literally throw the dogs off track.
This seminar shows which areas of the brain influence the behaviour of the dog and there are many aha experiences for dog owners on this exciting journey through the adolescence of the dog. 


This seminar takes place without dogs!

This seminar will also be held as a webinar.  


 
 

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communication and expressive behaviour

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The dog's sense of smell - theory

The sense of smell is extremely fascinating and exciting. But the dog's nose is also extremely complex and a better understanding of it helps us on the one hand in our everyday life with the dogs and on the other hand in the different activities of nose work. 

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Tellington TTouch®

Introduction to the Tellington TTouch® method

Tellington TTouch deepens the relationship and trust, increases the ability to learn, reduces stress, supports healing processes, has an analgesic and relaxing effect.
Tellington TTouch offers help with problems such as fear of noise, separation stress, problems with driving, hyperactive behaviour, insecurity, nervousness, restlessness, frequent barking/whining, frequent jumping up, fear and aggression behaviour, pulling on the leash. 
What you learn should help you to change your well-being and behaviour in a positive way, as well as to deepen your relationship with your dog.

This course provides an introduction to all areas of the Tellington TTouch® method, its philosophy and its suitability for everyday use.

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Introduction to dummy work, part 1

Dummy training has its origins in hunting and is becoming increasingly popular as an activity for working dogs of all breeds. Situations similar to hunting are simulated and dummies are used instead of real game.

Dummy work includes other exciting training elements in addition to retrieving. It is a varied and challenging activity in which the dog can use all its senses and is mentally and physically challenged.

In addition, various elements of the hunting behaviour chain are used in dummy training, which also makes it interesting for dogs with hunting ambitions.

The seminar gives dog owners a first insight into the basics of dummy work and is suitable for dogs from 12 months of age that enjoy retrieving and exercise. Dogs of all breeds as well as mixed breeds are welcome.

Conditions of participation:

- Training with marker signals and positive reinforcement is known.

- The dog likes to carry suitable objects 
- The dog is familiar with the behavioural chain of retrieving.

- The dog knows the position "on the leg" of the reference person (sitting or standing).
- The dog returns on whistle / recall.
- The dog feels comfortable working in a group with other dogs.


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Dummy training has its origins in hunting and is becoming increasingly popular as an activity for working dogs of all breeds. Situations similar to hunting are simulated and dummies are used instead of real game.

Dummy work includes other exciting training elements in addition to retrieving. It is a varied and challenging activity in which the dog can use all its senses and is mentally and physically challenged.

This seminar is aimed at dog handlers and builds on Part 1. We will continue to work on the basic elements of dummy work (basic position, steadiness, behavioural chain apport, back/stop whistle), as well as the lead-in in combination with the small search. The seminar day is also open to "career changers" with previous knowledge of dummy work.

All fetch-loving dogs regardless of breed or origin are welcome.

Learning content:

- The finer points of apport
- The issue of impulse control
- Deepening the topic of markings
- Deepening the topic of instruction
- Consolidate small search
- Combining instruction and small search
- Useful use of the blanket

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