New DVD: Learn the Skills to Handle Your Reactive or Hyperactive Dog

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The Reactive Dog DVD workshop teaches you quick, precise treat delivery technique; body language that provides clear direction; and the ability to guide your dog from one exercise to the next fluidly and in rapid succession, the way a dancer leads his partner through a series of different steps.

Treat&Train® Allows Everyone to Train with Good Timing

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The Treat&Train® allows everyone to train with good timing. When it comes to training our dogs, we all have some physical and coordination challenges at times. When you’re confined to a wheelchair those challenges can be amplified.

Treat&Train® Allows Everyone to Train with Good Timing

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The Treat&Train® allows everyone to train with good timing. When it comes to training our dogs, we all have some physical and coordination challenges at times. When you’re confined to a wheelchair those challenges can be amplified.

A Workshop for Reactive Dogs: It’s All About Technique and Timing

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Our classes and workshops for reactive dogs focus on working on human-only drills first so that handlers can first gain the efficiency of movement needed to provide clear direction to their dogs and to make the exercise fun regardless of whether the food reward is super-yummy or average. Then once each human-only drill has been performed, handlers practice the same skills with their dog.

Karen Pryor Academy: The Most Efficient Path to Becoming an Animal Trainer

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Veterinarians, technicians and other dog enthusiasts often ask me about the most efficient way to learn about animal training or to become a trainer. Currently, my best recommendation is the Karen Pryor Academy and others agree. Just ask veterinary technician Debbie Martin, a KPA graduate and co-author of Puppy Start Right: Foundation Training for the Companion Dog.