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Upcoming Rally Trial at PosiDog
August 23, 2014 – 3 trials in one day!
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Play Motivation: Using Tug Effectively

Three hours. Using tug as an effective and fun reward in obedience.

Saturday, Aug 30
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Drop In/Distraction Training
Afternoon drop-in. 1 hour. Intermediate level. For dogs with basic skills wishing to practice with distractions.

Thursday, Jul 31
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Polite Greetings
Three week series. Teach your dog more mannerly greetings.

Saturday, Aug 2
12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Polite Greetings
Three week series. Teach your dog more mannerly greetings.

Wednesday, Aug 6
8:00 pm - 8:50 pm
Drop In/Distraction Training
Afternoon drop-in. 1 hour. Intermediate level. For dogs with basic skills wishing to practice with distractions.

Thursday, Aug 7
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Agility I: Introduction
Three week intermediate series. Get started in agility here!

Tuesday, Aug 12
6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
Drop In/Distraction Training
Afternoon drop-in. 1 hour. Intermediate level. For dogs with basic skills wishing to practice with distractions.

Thursday, Aug 14
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Drop In/Distraction Training
Afternoon drop-in. 1 hour. Intermediate level. For dogs with basic skills wishing to practice with distractions.

Thursday, Aug 21
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Training Concepts
Six week series. Clear communication, effective rewards, efficient training.

Thursday, Aug 21
7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
Drop In/Distraction Training
Afternoon drop-in. 1 hour. Intermediate level. For dogs with basic skills wishing to practice with distractions.

Thursday, Aug 28
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Drop In/Distraction Training
Afternoon drop-in. 1 hour. Intermediate level. For dogs with basic skills wishing to practice with distractions.

Thursday, Sep 4
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Drop In/Distraction Training
Afternoon drop-in. 1 hour. Intermediate level. For dogs with basic skills wishing to practice with distractions.

Thursday, Sep 11
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Family Dog Basic Skills Series
Twelve week series. Polite greetings; Loose leash walking; Stay & self control; Come when called.

Saturday, Aug 2
12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Family Dog Basic Skills Series
**FULL** Starts Aug 4, 6PM.
Available Spaces: 0
Family Dog Basic Skills Series
Twelve week series. Polite greetings; Loose leash walking; Stay & self control; Come when called.

Wednesday, Aug 6
8:00 pm - 8:50 pm
Family Dog Basic Skills Series
**FULL** Starts August 13, 7PM.
Available Spaces: 0
Therapy Dog Classes: Many of the skills covered in the Family Dog Basic Skills Series are foundation training skills for Therapy Dog Teams. Because of this, we recommend the Family Dog Basic Skills Series as an appropriate first class for teams in training for Therapy Dog Certification.

Please let us know, when you register, if you are taking the Family Dog Basic Skills Series to help you and your dog work toward Therapy Dog Certification, and please check the requirements of your chosen certifying body for additional skills that may be tested and required. Aspiring Delta Society Pet Partners or Reading Education Assistance Dogs working locally with Angelpaws Animal Assisted Activities & Therapy may request a 20% Discount Code directly from Angel Paws for the Family Dog Basic Skill Series and for Therapy Dog Skills class.


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Best Beginnings Puppy Class
Eight week series, 90 minute sessions. Socialization, manners, confidence building, problem prevention and more!

Wednesday, Jul 30
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Best Beginnings Puppy Class
Eight week series, 90 minute sessions. Socialization, manners, confidence building, problem prevention and more!

Thursday, Jul 31
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Best Beginnings Puppy Class
Eight week series, 90 minute sessions. Socialization, manners, confidence building, problem prevention and more!

Saturday, Aug 2
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kitten Kindergarten
Four week series, 60 minute sessions. Socialization, confidence building, problem prevention & more!

Sunday, Aug 3
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Set you and your puppy up for success with these
puppy management tips
 
The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior’s
Position Statement On Puppy Socialization
 

Rowdy & Reactive I: Rehab
Orientation, private session, plus six group sessions. Get help right away for your rowdy, reactive, or leash lunging dog.

Sunday, Aug 10
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Rowdy & Reactive II: New Challenges
Orientation plus six group sessions. Out, about, and ready for new challenges.

Sunday, Aug 17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
No events available...

Rally Obedience
Five week series, intermediate. Foundation skills for precise and reliable performance level behaviors.

Tuesday, Aug 5
8:00 pm - 8:50 pm
Training Concepts
Six week series. Clear communication, effective rewards, efficient training.

Thursday, Aug 21
7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
Scent II: Indication
Four week series. Beginning indication and discrimination. For graduates of Scent I: Independence.

Thursday, Aug 21
6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
Play Motivation: Using Tug Effectively

Three hours. Using tug as an effective and fun reward in obedience.

Saturday, Aug 30
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Introduction to Scent
Six week series. Introduction to odor, indication work, discrimination. prerequisite: Training Concepts

Thursday, Oct 9
7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
Scent Class
Six week series. Independence, distraction, discrimination, indication, containers. prerequisite: Scent II: Indication

Thursday, Aug 21
8:00 pm - 8:50 pm

Agility I: Introduction
Three week intermediate series. Get started in agility here!

Tuesday, Aug 12
6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
No events available...
No events available...
Agility IV: Advanced
Six week series For graduates of Agility III: Intermediate, and for experienced teams.

Monday, Aug 4
7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
Agility V: Competition
Six week series, rolling enrollment. For graduates of Agility IV: Advanced, and with instructor approval.

Tuesday, Aug 5
7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
Agility V: Competition
Six week series, rolling enrollment. For graduates of Agility IV: Advanced, and with instructor approval.

Tuesday, Aug 12
7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
No events available...


WHY POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT?
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read the AVSAB
Position Statement
on Punishment
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read the AVSAB
Position Statement
on Dominance
Without Force or Punishment
ouchWHAT’S WRONG
WITH THIS PICTURE?

Effectiveness is not enough

Susan G. Friedman, PhD