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Dog training school

Professional Trainer’s Course: A Weekend Training Retreat

Trainer’s Course
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Intensive trainer’s course geared toward advancing skills for both professional trainers and amateurs. Course material will cover learning theory, drive development, temperament evaluations vs assessments, shelter visit, counter conditioning and common behavioral issues discussed (including aggression, fearfulness). Some competition foundations and concepts will be covered in a broad based curriculum. This course will be a mix of classroom lecture as well as hands on with a small, group environment.

-Perfect for the aspiring professional, current professional interested in advancing their skills, as well as shelter workers, rescues, and amateurs
-Intensive hands on and lecture
-Bring up to two dogs
-Maximum of six students
-Certificate of completion
-Students who have completed this course will be eligible for an apprenticeship program
-Quiet, clean indoor facility for lecture and demonstration, outdoor hands on
-Group round table discussions (dinner and drink) at local Williamson county eateries
-Free time allotted for those who would like to hike, swim, kayak, stand up paddle board, or go wine tasting.
-30 minutes to downtown Nashville (Music City!)
-Affordable hotel, bed and breakfast, and camping options nearby

Tuition: $750/weekend (one student and up to two dogs)
Location: Nashville, TN (field work & lecture).

*To register, contact head instructor Tami McLeod at Tami@bajadogtraining.com. A 50% deposit (PayPal Tmacmal@yahoo.com) is due to reserve your spot in this course. Ten percent early registration discount if received before December 30th. Payment may be received in the form of cash, check, credit card or PayPal.

Pet Trainer’s Weekend Workshop

“Professional Pet Trainer’s Workshop” (Short Course)-April 22-23, 2017. Two full days of intensive instruction in theory and application. Geared toward professionals seeking to improve their craft.

Prerequisite: none
Enrollment fee: $750 (early bird $675 registration/deposit of $300 must be received by is March 31st)

All Trainers’ Courses will be held in North San Diego County. Enrollment is limited to six trainers. Each trainer may bring up to two dogs. A certificate of completion will be offered and graduates are eligible for an apprentice program.

-learning theory
-drives
-nerve structure
-thresholds
-defining active aggression vs defense
-creating behaviors through shaping, capturing, luring
-steps to proper proofing
-when to add accountability

All courses are personalized, quaint, and geared toward trainers truly interested in honing their craft. Training skills, timing, identifying realistic vs unrealistic expectations, creatively infusing drive work with pet dog training, and being the very best trainers we can be. No gimmicks, product sales, etc. Just pure dogmanship.

Tami McLeod will be teaching each course. Her skill set includes a diverse background including companion dog training, competition training, service dog work, and police dog training. Accolades including over 100 working dog titles including several high in trials, regional podium placements, national championship qualifications, and international world team experience with many breeds and types of dogs. She specializes in drive development and values building skills to work a broad range of drive levels, nerve structures, and personalities.

Contact: tami@bajadogtraining.com