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Beginner Agility Classes 2017

Beginner Agility Classes 2017

Description

These classes are for anyone who wants to begin agility with their dog. It is a four week course that focuses on the foundations of agility before introducing dogs to equipment. It is suitable for any dog over 6 months of age.

Agility is a fun and fast game involving jumping, running through tunnels, weaving and an assortment of contact equipment. Agility is thoroughly addictive and is excellent for keeping your dog in peak fitness. Training is held in an indoor, secure, sand school and uses Kennel Club Regulated equipment.
The beginner agility classes will be in the Mary King Arean at Brackenhurst campus of Nottingham Trent University, Southwell, NG25 0QF.
Classes last for one hour on a Monday evening from 6.30pm - 7.30pm.

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Clicker Training Workshops

Clicker Training Workshops

Description

The clicker training workshops focus on all aspects of clicker training from the very beginnings of teaching your dogs what the clicker means to teaching more complex behaviours through the use of clicker training. It utilises the most recent understandings of dog training and helps you put these into practice. The day runs from 10am – 2pm in a variety of environments at Nottingham Trent University, Brackenhurst Campus, NG25 0QF

The clicker training workshops focus on all aspects of clicker training from the very beginnings of teaching your dogs what the clicker means to teaching more complex behaviours through the use of clicker training. It utilises the most recent understandings of dog training and helps you put these into practice. The speed of progression is dictated by your dog. The course is taught by a clinical animal behaviourist and clickers are included on the day.

 

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Good Citizen Bronze Award 2017

Good Citizen Bronze Award 2017

Description

he Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme is the largest dog training programme in the UK. Now a well-established dog training programme that has been in operation since 1992. The Scheme is open to all dogs, young or old, pedigree or Crossbreed, whether Kennel Club registered or not.
The classes are held for 1 hour on a Tuesday evening 6.30pm - 7.30pm at Brackenhurst Campus. Classes are limited to 6 spaces and the course runs for 6 weeks (week 6 is the test night).

The GCDS incorporates many domestic obedience exercises and runs from puppy level through to gold level. These classes are for the Puppy and Bronze level award. They run in conjunction with each other with the class being split for certain exercises so ensure it is tailored specifically for the individual dog.

 

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Intermediate Agility Class 2017

Intermediate Agility Class 2017

Description

These classes are for dogs who already have an understanding of agility and who have previously completed a beginners class. The course focuses on progressing from the foundations to completing an agility course and beginning to compete with your dog.

Agility is a fun and fast game involving jumping, running through tunnels, weaving and an assortment of contact equipment. Agility is thoroughly addictive and is excellent for keeping your dog in peak fitness. Training is held in an indoor, secure, sand school and uses Kennel Club Regulated equipment.
The intermediate agility classes will be in the Mary King Arena at Brackenhurst campus of Nottingham Trent University, Southwell, NG25 0QF.
Classes last for one hour on a Monday evening from 7.30pm - 8.30pm.

 

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Recall Workshops

Recall Workshops

Description

This workshop trains the skills needed to help create a really reliable recall in your dog. Having a reliable recall is fundamental if your dog is to ever be off lead. It needs to be immediate, fast and consistent. This course focuses on a number of games to help create a recall that is all of those things. The courses are held outside in securely fenced areas where livestock graze during the day to allow for a more representative environment.

This workshop trains the skills needed to help create a really reliable recall in your dog. Having a reliable recall is fundamental if your dog is to ever be off lead. It needs to be immediate, fast and consistent. This course focuses on a number of games to help create a recall that is all of those things. The courses are held outside in securely fenced areas where livestock graze during the day to allow for a more representative environment. They are taught by a clinical animal behaviourist and run from 10am – 2pm

 

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Canine First Aid Evening - 2 August 2017

Canine First Aid Evening - 2 August 2017

£10.00

Description

The first aid evening is taught by Veterinarian and Behaviourist, Alex Bordin. The seminar teaches both owners and pet professionals, basic first aid in emergency situations. These skills can help prevent a dog from getting worse before help is given by your vet. The evening is suitable for anyone who wishes to understand more about canine first aid and is a great addition to your dog owning tool kit.
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one to one

One to One Private Training Lesson - 26/04/17 - 04/09/17

£19.20

Description

These are for owners who are wanting to work on something specific with their dog. They are held outside in a secure equine arena at Brackenhurst Campus (NG25 0QF) and are run by a qualified Clinical Animal Behaviourist. The sessions are tailored to you individually and typically last half an hour.
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polite puppies

Polite Puppies - July 2017

£60.00

Description

Teaching puppies the life skills needed to cope with daily human life.

This six week course focuses on:

1) teaching your puppy the skills that are needed to become model canine citizens

2) teaching your puppy what is expected of them

The course is run by a Clinical Animal Behaviourist and is limited to a maximum of 6 puppies.
Puppies must be 20 weeks or under before the first week.
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Understanding

Understanding, preventing and helping reduce Separation Related Behaviour Problems - 16 August 2017

£10.00

Description

Dogs are a social species and as a result it can be a common problem for them to become distressed when they are left alone. However, with a bit of help they can easily learn that being left alone is a time to sleep and relax. This evening talk will look at some of the reasons our dogs may develop separation related problems as well as ways in which we can help prevent this occurring. It is ideal for all dog owners and trainers who would like to understand more about separation related problems.
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