Upcoming workshops for dog owners/trainers

KCAI Annual Event

Saturday 10th – Sunday 11th September
Kennel Club Building in Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire

Open to all canine professionals and those considering a career with dogs, the annual event offers interesting and informative seminars, through theory-based sessions and practical workshops catering for a wide range of dog related professions and interests.



“Impulsivity, compulsivity and self-control in dogs: what every dog professional and dog owner should know” with Dr Robert Falconer-Taylor

Friday 16th September, 7pm – 10pm
Dogs Trust, Manchester

Dogs Trust are very proud to present an evening seminar by one of the UK’s most influential and respected behaviourists. Robert will be sharing his wealth of knowledge and experience to help us better understand our canine friends.



Applied Zoopharmacognosy

Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd October

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th

Giving an explanation & understanding of the theory of animals healing themselves naturally by self- selection. Including how to offer remedies and read the responses from your dog. (Course workbook included).



Impact Working Dog Conference

Friday 7th & Saturday 8th October

Sharing ideas and developing more effective ways of training and utilising our dogs is the main aim of the IMPACT Working Dog Conference. The IMPACT Working Dog Conference is an International Two Day event which aims to provide a highly interactive platform to share ideas and seek to develop more effective training methods used on working dogs.

 Speakers include Chrig Patal, Dr Helen Zulch, John Burns plus more.



Teaching Life Skills with Kay Laurence

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th October
Dogs Trust, Merseyside

Parking your dog – the safety protocol that enables mutual relaxation.
Walking together – walk your dog anywhere with ease and lay down the basics for off-lead adventures in the future.
Greeting protocols – meeting you dog’s need to reduce jumping up , learning to “walk on by”, both other dogs and people.
Learning to play together – enjoying quality time to build the connection.
The science underlying the protocols will be explored in deth and adapted for a variety of applications.

Aimed at teaches, but all dog owners welcome.



Clicker Gundog Workshop with Helen Phillips

Sunday 23rd October

Covering some basic and slightly more advanced gundog skills in the context of connection and relationship, frustration tolerance, managing arousal, working with anticipation and excitement; it will cover: introduction to motivation, explore reinforcer’s and stimulus control, introduction to whistle cues (if not already in place), what to do when things go wrong, complete a retrieve chain and how to make it robust, explore different types of hunting / introducing the close hunting cue and a structured pattern, direction control, use of stop whistle, plus much more…

£75 p/ handler & dog – NOW FULLY BOOKED
£35 p/ spectator – still available

Spaces are limited, so for more information and how to book, please email lindsayhermann@peopleanddogs.co.uk

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