Underdog Training Canberra Weekend Events Program
Saturday 19th June 2010
8:45am-12:30pm Practical Dog Behaviour and Psychology Workshop
**Content will vary depending on dogs available to use at the time**
Resolving Behaviour Problems and training issues in Pound and Shelter dogs (this will include working with dogs currently impounded at Domestic Animal Services)
Preparing a dog for a Behavioural Assessment- how volunteers can help
What equipment should be used on dogs in a pound/ shelter environment and why- introducing the Sensible Harness and martingale collars
Consistency- how to avoid creating change resistant dogs and behaviours all dogs should understand BEFORE going to a new home- drive training, classical conditioning and more
Manual Handling and grooming- habituating dogs to clippers, brushes and bathing and classical conditioning for dogs that fear grooming or clipping
Dog to Dog interactions- socialisation for dogs in pounds and shelters
1:30pm- 4pm Temperament Testing Workshop AND Temperament Testing Refresher
To be held at Domestic Animal Services- introducing the Underdog Temperament Test to new potential assessors and reviewing all temperament testing techniques and protocols currently being used. An opportunity for all questions to be answered regarding the Underdog Temperament Test.
Private Lessons will be available at the following times- 9am, 10:30am, 12pm, 2pm, and 3:30pm
Sunday 20th June 2010
9am-11am Practical Workshop- Dogs in New Home Environments
A workshop showing practical techniques that foster carers and new owners alike can use to ensure dogs settle quickly into a new environment. Includes a training booklet that may be passed on to new owners.
11:30am- 1pm Shaping and Tricks Workshop
Skills that can be taught to dogs of any age to build confidence, stimulate and challenge the dog or simply to show off!
1:30pm- 2:30pm Training Sessions for Adult Fosters- Teaching and Training Phase Exercises
Constructing a training session for dogs in care. How to improve behaviour, teach obedience and increase reliability. This session will use 2-3 dogs currently in care to demonstrate the best way to set up a training session.
2:45pm-4pm Dog to Dog introductions
Bringing a new foster dog home and the correct way to introduce dogs to ensure positive interactions and a peaceful household.
Private Lessons available at- 9am, 10:30am, 12pm, 2pm and 3:30pm
Prices for this special event are as follows-
Practical Dog Behaviour Workshop- $60 per person or $45 per person if affiliated with a rescue group or shelter
Temperament Testing Workshop- $90 including rights to use the Underdog Temperament Test or $45 spectator
Practical Workshop- Dogs in New Home Environments- $50 per person or $40 per person if affiliated with a rescue group or shelter
Shaping and Tricks Workshop- $50 per person or $40 for those affiliated with a rescue group or shelter
Training Sessions for Adult Fosters- $40 per person or $30 for those affiliated with a rescue group or shelter
Dog to Dog Introductions- $40 per person or $30 for those affiliated with a rescue group or shelter
Private Lessons- $85 or $75 for ex rescue or shelter dogs
Whole weekend Package NOT including a private Lesson-
$200 (temp test spectator)
$230 (temp test full registration)
CONTACT: Tamara or Stuart on 0402 112 105 OR at email@example.com
Places are strictly limited and cancellation fees will apply if a booking is made and cancelled with less than 2 weeks notice or for no shows on the day. For previous event reports, please see our website- given below
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