This workshop is geared for foundation training. Whether you have plans to compete in performance events or just want a family member with good house manners, learning foundation skills becomes the building blocks for everything you do with your dog.
How to use a conditioned re-inforcer
* Developing body awareness-shaping behavior vs luring
• Shaping attention, attention with distraction
• Target or go to marker
• How to build a fast “come”
• Teaching sit and down stays
• Beginning retrieving/Retrieving on the flat
• Hold and delivery to hand
• Mark and directed retrieve
• Q/A – Problem solving advice (Will solicit questions in
advance of the workshop)
This workshop is for Mariposa PWD puppy familes or familes with PWDs sired by a Mariposa PWD.
You will be learning scissoring techniques for the lion and retriever cut. You will learn how to trim the face, head, ears as it pertains to both the lion and retriever cut. Simple pet trims will be covered. We will demonstrate how to pluck and clean ears as well as trim nails. We will cover grooming products and the tools we use at Mariposa for grooming PWDs
What to bring with your model PWD?
• Freshly bathed and blown out dog.
• Grooming table w/arm (if you don’t have one, let us know in advance).
• All your tools, including clippers, guards, and blades. Pin brush, slicker and combs.
• Towel, crate, water bucket and treats
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If you are serious about water training and competition or just want a better behaved PWD then this work shop is designed for you and your dog. Adele Yunck is widely respected as an obededience instructor and competitor who has written several books including "Competition Obedience" A Balancing Act", started the Northfield Dog Triaining in Ann Arbor, MI in 1990 and has been teaching group and private lessons for 2 decades.
This is a full day workshop where you will learn
How to use a conditioned reinforcer
Shaping attention, attention with distraction
How to bild a fast come
Teaching sit and down stays
Beginning retrieving/Retrieving on the flat
Hold and delivery to hand
Mark and directed retrieves
Q/A Problem solving advice
Limited to 15-20 working teams: $65.00 Members, $80 Nonmembers
Unlimited auditors: $40 Members, $55 Nonmembers
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Great Lakes PWD Club annual Fun Day. Members and non members welcome and any breed is welcome to attend. This year we are dedicating the majority of the day to learn about Barn Hunts an activity that anyone, any age of dog or handler can learn. You can attend Barn Hunt competition and earn titles on the end of your dogs formal AKC or UKC registration name. Anyone who attends can try out barn hunting to see if their dog has an interest or knack for finding the rats in a tube. For more information about Barn Hunts visit http://www.barnhunt.com/
We will also have an introduction to Nose Work, our famous puppy games and of course the big potluck lunch.
Location: 15937 Henry Wood County Rd, Grand Rapids, OH 43522
(Tina Leach Farm)
Cost to attend: GLPWDC Members - FREE
Non Members - $10.00
Based on Pat Hastings’ acclaimed video, “Puppy Puzzle: The Hastings Approach to Evaluating the Structural Quality of Puppies,” this presentation has information to benefit everyone working with dogs and every puppy out of a conscientous breeding program. The single most important decision we can make for our puppies is to determine whether each puppy is structurally sound enough to do what we will ask of it in its lifetime
A seminar about feeding raw food vs. commercial kibble to your dog. The speaker is Robert Mueller B.Sc., Pharm, has worked with animal nutritionists and holistic veterinarians, and is considered a pioneer of the raw food movement. Rob is author, and co-founder of BARF.
A special offer has been given by BARFWORLD (www.barfworld.com) Go to this weblink http://www.barfworld.com/cgi-bin/product.cgi?category=29&af=1589
to place your first order and you will receive 20% discount no minimum order required.
If you are already purchasing food from BARFWORLD you can still get this discount only if you use the link included in this post or you can use the promo code 1589 at checkout. We encourage you to use the link for any order amount or the promo code 1589 on an ongoing basis as it benefits a nonprofit organization called the Great Lakes PWD Club.