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Education for dog Walkers

Dealing with Reactivity

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Why is your dog reactive?  How can you help your dog?  How can you mange situations?  This four-hour seminar will cover body language, triggers, management and counter conditioning to help you understand reactivity in every day life with hands on activities to help with timing and dealing with every day situations.


IN PERSON (human only)

Saturday February 23rd 10am to 3pm

$120

62 Geary Ave.

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Canine as a Second Language

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When is a tail wag not a happy one?  Is there a way to predict when a fight is about to happen?  Does your dog really enjoy being hugged?  Learn subtle signs that dogs are constantly providing us to help understand how they are feeling and what they are trying to communicate.  You will never look at dogs the same after this course!


Format - SELF STUDY ONLINE


Instructor - Andrea Dinan


 $45



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Over Arousal in Off Leash Areas

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There are dogs that bulldoze into an off leash park and stir up some trouble.  There are dogs that seem like they are having a great time and then turn into Cujo.  This course will identify the difference between balance and over aroused play, strategies to assure an engaged group, and evaluating whether a dog is a good fit for your group and for an off leash park.


Format - SELF STUDY ONLINE


Instructor - Beverley McKee


$45



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New Pup in the Park

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Zoomies, fights, poop eating, humping - it's never a dull day in the off leash park.  A proper introduction to the dog park is the best way to set you and your group up for success.  Learn techniques for proper introduction, consistent evaluation and troubleshooting when bringing a dog to an off leash park for the first time,  then enjoy organized and fun romps in the park!


Format - SELF STUDY ONLINE


Instructor - Erin Britton


Introductory Price - $45



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Dog Walking Mentorship

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Dog walking companies  - looking for a way to train new walkers but don't have time or staff to set up a training program?  New walkers - looking to get experience before starting on your own?  The Dog Walking Mentorship is a practical course where new walkers shadow experienced walkers - arranged by EduCanine -  for a 20-hour period.  Mentees will have specific tasks and observations to complete during each session and are provided written evaluations by their mentor.  


Format - IN PERSON


Introductory Price - $199

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Accounting for CDWs

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Susan, experienced in dealing with dog walking accounting issues will be presenting information on getting the most out of your return, what you can claim, charging taxes, and answer your specific tax questions during this  workshop.


IN PERSON - TBA 2019

$65

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Caring for Special Needs and Seniors

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This webinar will discuss how pet professionals can assist dogs who need physical, mental and/or emotional special care due to old age or medical issues. Learn how to modify your visits, enrich dogs' lives and how to best support dogs and clients during a difficult time.


WEBINAR - TBA 2019

$45

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Advanced Body Language

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You know the basics - whale eye, submissive grin, head turning and lip licking and many more.  This course will go beyond the basics and identify subtle body langue cues that signify stress, reactivity, fear and over arousal to help you avoid unwanted behaviors and situations - the results will be eye opening!


ONLINE - Start Anytime

Introductory Price - $75


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Canine Stress and Anxiety

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This two hour workshop focuses on recognizing symptoms of fear and anxiety, possible causes and a basic outline on how to help your dog overcome the issues. This seminar will cover identifying triggers, management, possible health issues that can exacerbate and build anxiety, where to start and how to build a plan.

IN PERSON (human only)

Saturday April 6th 10am to 12pm

$60

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Confidence Building

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How can you tell when a dog lacks confidence?   What are common situations that tend to make dogs feel insecure?  Where does a lack of confidence stem from?  Get answers to these questions as well as confidence boosting exercises in his human only workshop presented by Don Hutton from Running Dogs.


IN PERSON - Saturday April 6th 

1:00pm to 3:00pm

$60

62 Geary Ave.

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Five Star Boarding

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Liz from Woofs Upon a Walk will be providing best practices on how to assure a safe, clean and successful boarding experience for you and all dogs in your house.  Topics include properly vetting dogs, house set up, safe introductions, enrichment activities and more!


ONLINE  - Saturday March 9th  

10am to 12pm

$45


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