Seminars and Workshops

Virtual Herding Seminar

July 23rd, 2022

Join us, Maggie Pearson and Caitlin Kuczko, as we host Barb Buchmayer for a beginner herding foundations workshop.

This is open to all breeds and mixes. The skills you will learn will help you build your bond with your dog!

Mix of dog breeds

This will be a virtual event, so attendants can live worldwide. Participants with working spots will have homework prior to the workshop. Videos will be submitted 3 days before the event at a minimum so they can be reviewed and feedback can be given.  You must have purchased Barbs Book and have read it to know what videos to submitt to her. You can purchase an EBook on her website PositiveHerdingDog.Com or purchase a hard copy – https://www.amazon.com/dp/1736844369/?ref=idea_lv_dp_vv_mw (affiliate link)

First hour= Caitlin Kuczko KPA-CTP, CCUI of PAWSability Center will present on Arousal, threshold, and getting in engagement through control unleashed pattern games.

Barb= Presentation on the challenges of herding. Then video feedback folloqed by Q and A. Time for the event is 11am to 3pm CST.We look foward to hosting this event. Please note a recording is not offered as technology can fail. Audit spots are also open. Book now: Click Here

Lure Course Work Shop-  September 17th, 2022, 8:00AM to 12:00PM

Introduction to Lure Coursing
This workshop is for owners of sighthounds, non-sighthounds, and mixed breeds! 
 
 
We will cover:
* Rules for AKC lure coursing, Coursing Ability Tests (CATs), & FastCATs as well as American Sighthound Field Association (ASFA) & Large Gazehound Racing Association (LGRA)
* How to identify safety concerns for the sport
*Where/how to find events to enter or practice
* What to expect at an event
* How to “build value to the bag” with positive reinforcement training
* Using a flirt pole to build your dog’s drive and enthusiasm
* Fitness requirements
* Event is 8:00AM to 12:00PM

Participants should bring:
* Comfortable chair
* Note pad for taking notes
Participants with working spots should also bring:
* Large supply of soft, chewy, high-value treats
* Clicker- we will be going over marker systems
* A hungry dog 

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