“Another busy weekend, but once again productive and illuminating! Carla is a talented teacher, who uses multiple approaches, to insure we ‘understand’ the concepts, the training, and the goals involved in Nosework.
Many dogs showed a lot of aptitude, some were even , ” lightbulb”, moments!
Lovely to watch, and joyful to be a part of!
Handlers worked hard to not to interfere with the dog, and allow and reward their efforts and successes! The possibilities of benefit in a wide variety of scenarios, began to become apparent! Enhancing confidence, motivation, drive, targeting, distance work, Obedience scent work, etc.
It means trusting your dog, believing in their abilities and us learning to read them. We can also train them to give us an indication of “find”, that we are sure not to miss. We must learn to respect the scent and how to preserve its purity!
Looking foreword to utilizing this new knowledge!”
Monica is a Karen Pryor certified professional dog trainer. Her commitment to safety and fun for dogs and peace of mind for owners means ongoing staff training in dog body language, canine behavior, pack management, and positive reinforcement training methods.
Coming to Cranbrook in 2015
January 24th and 25th
for a Nosework Foundation Workshop
At the Heritage Inn, in the Club Room, 0900 to 5pm each day
Learn the basic skills needed to work with your dog in locating and indicating scent.
Valuable, addictive work that dogs love!! Keep their minds busy, when winter keeps them indoors, or age slows them down.
Suitable for all dogs, no pre-requisites.
Contact Chris Burke at email@example.com for availablity of working or audit spots.
Reward Based- Marker Training.
Presenter Lisa Weber, K9 Synergy, Revelstoke
Visit with Lisa on her blog, to learn more about her:
Possible 2 day workshop in the Cranbrook/Kimberley area.
Saturday: the principles of Reward based Marker Training. Increasing motivation and proper play techniques. The foundation for any dog work you are interested in.
Participants may do both days or one only, but the biggest gains will be made if you do both.
August 30/31 2014, Time 0830 to 4.00pm each day.
Place, “Muskrat Ranch” at Ta Ta Creek, 20 min from Cranbrook.
Cost, $75 per day for dog and handler teams
All participants are welcome to camp over. Pot luck supper for Saturday night. Come and enjoy some quality time with your dogs, and other motivated dogs and owners.
Hollywood animal trainers call the use of positive reinforcement “affection training” and are using these techniques to accomplish behaviors impossible to obtain by force. Learn how to establish a clear, consistent communication with your pet, using rewards as motivation rather than punishment. The principles can be applied to any area of dog work that you are interested in. Obedience, Conformation, flyball, nose work etc.
Maintaining Health with Dog Safe Practices and Awareness of Illness/Injury November 28, 2010 to February 13, 2011
Dental Health Presentation by Tanglefoot Vet Clinic March 27, 2011 11:00am Contact Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info
Rally Obedience Workshop – Instructor Lorraine Perron June 25, 2011
Contact Chris Burke for further information regarding above activities at email@example.com
To provide affordable, attainable educational experiences for the members of CDKC, affiliated clubs, and the public at large.
To promote a better understanding of the dog and it’s relationship with humans.
To explore the many avenues leading to maximizing our animals health and well being.
To encourage a multifaceted approach to enjoying and working with our dogs.
Future Educational Considerations:
Using Chilled and Frozen Semen successfully
Treatment for sport related injuries
Control of Canine Genetic Disease
Changing Vaccine Protocols
Canine Thyroid & Autoimmune Disease (Genetics, Nutrition, and Vaccine related issues)
Complimentary & Alternative Medicine: The Immune System
Please feel free to contact us if you have an interest in any of these topics, or have a subject you would like to have more information on.