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Puppies & Young Dogs Workshop

Masters Skills & Drills & Course Work Seminars

LOCATION: 9874 Winterview Drive, Naples FL 

  January 17-19, 2020

COMING TO THE SITE

For those attending the Human Conditioning Program, you will be able arrive at the field at 7:30 a.m. for set up.  You are welcome to park on the grass next to the driveway to the left of the house.  Please keep your dogs on leashes until you get to the fenced in field.  There are plenty of shaded areas for crate up.  

HUMAN CONDITIONING PROGRAM (Optional)

Our first item on the agenda each morning is functional fitness for humans.  All groups are welcome.   This will include interval runs (walk-jog-walk-jog) with a few interval sprints.  This will be followed by YOGA and then some ladder exercise drills for footwork.   For those interested in the human conditioning side please arrive at the field by 7:30 a.m. as we begin at 7:45 a.m. and finish around 8:20 a.m.  

 

CANINE CONDITIONING PROGRAM

Following the Human Conditioning Program,  we will also be warming up our dogs with a specific warm up routine with dynamic warm up exercises.  We will also go over a cool down routine as well.  Warm up routines should be perform whenever you take your dog out of the crate after a more than 20-30 minutes in the crate.  And your cool down routine should be done after every working session.   The puppies and young dogs will be introduced to basic body awareness exercises which will be incorporated into the class schedule. 

 

RV PARKING & HOTELS

 There are numerous hotels in the area to choose from.  There are also many RV Resorts and Campgrounds available.  Visit this site for more details:  https://www.reserveamerica.com/outdoors/florida-camping.htm

 

HOUSEKEEPING RULES:

As always, please pick up after your dogs.   There will be trash cans around the outside of the field for this purpose.

If anyone has a reactive dog, please let us know when we meet for our group get together on Saturday morning so that we are all aware and can be proactive about giving your dog his/her space and keep other dogs within a safe distance.  Please feel free to contact me with any other questions and concerns prior to us starting so I can address it.  

WHAT TO BRING

   
Either a wire crate or soft sided for your dog
Chair, pen and any refreshments for you & your dog
Food and toy reinforcers (all classes):   Low, medium and high level of each

WHAT WILL BE PROVIDED

   
A booklet of all the drills and skills and course maps
Additional paper for writing notes

Lots of smiles and laughs so be prepared for giggles 🙂 

HUMAN BODY AWARENESS (Optional Everyday)

7:45 a.m 8.20 a.m.– HUMAN Body Awareness

Interval walk-run-sprint workout

(YOGA – After run stretching) 

Quick sessions of Functional Footwork and Proprioception for Agility

 

FRIDAY SCHEDULE

PUPPIES & YOUNG DOGS WORKSHOPS

 

FRIDAY MORNING

9:00 a.m  – 12:00 noon 

Discussing and Troubleshooting problem behaviors 

Puppies/Young Dogs in Every Day Life

Jump Grid Exercises 101

FRIDAY AFTERNOON

1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Engagement Games with an emphasis on focus and drive

Beginning of handler mechanics and Turns & Straight Lines etc.

Into to Body Awareness

SATURDAY & SUNDAY SCHEDULE

 

8:25 a.m. – Introduction and General Housekeeping

 

MASTERS SKILLS & DRILLS

SATURDAY

8:30 a.m  – 5:30 p.m. 

SKILLS & DRILLS

Emphasis on correct mechanics, timing, placements of rewards etc.

Including effective fronts, blinds, threadles, pinwheels etc.

Understanding of acceleration and decal cues, dog and handlers paths, independent verbals cues etc.

Lunch from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

MASTERS COURSE WORK

SUNDAY

8:30 a.m  – 5:30 p.m. 

MASTER COURSEWORK

Tackling Struggles in Sequences and Coursework and planning of strategies with things go wrong. 

Adding pressure on your handling.

Surviving through the course and working on flow.

Lunch from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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