Foundation Clicker Course – Athens, GA – April 22nd, 2014

April 22, 2014 @ 10:00 pm – April 23, 2014 @ 12:00 am
Pet Supplies Plus
191 Alps Road
Athens, GA 30606
Tina Spring

How much does the class cost?

The Foundation Clicker Course is $150. You may bring a cash or a check with you to the first class. Or, we can invoice you via PayPal. Just let us know your preference.

Why does the ticket price above indicate that it’s free?

We’re leveraging many of the cool features of Eventbrite. But, not their fee collection one. Why? ‘Cause they charge for that. And, we’re trying to keep your costs down by keeping our costs down.

How often & when will we meet?

We will meet every Tuesday for 7 weeks from April 22nd, 2014 through June 3rd, 2014, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Pet Supplies Plus in the Kroger Complex off Alps Road & Baxter Street.

NOTE: No dogs week 1.

Things to Bring:

Build your dog’s confidence and self-control in this class.

The Foundation Clicker Course, originally created by Kay Laurence (Learning About Dogs), is a course for you and your dog. It serves as a starting point for any training you will do or as a stand-alone class. We’ll teach you all the skills needed to get the behaviors you want and to get rid of all the behaviors you don’t want. Upon successful completion you will be ready to begin more advanced training. This class will not only show you how to train your dog but also will help you to understand why you do what you do. It will give you a whole new understanding of your dog and the importance of your relationship with him or her.

  • Motivate without bribery
  • Use food rewards
  • Effectively lure a behavior.
  • Use a clicker.
  • Repeat and maintain quality.
  • Add cues and signals.
  • Control body language.
  • Manage training sessions.
  • Increase criteria.
  • Teach new behaviors by shaping.
  • Extend behaviors.
  • Add reliability.
  • Use targeting.

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