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Title: From Drive to Thrive with Suzanne Clothier

When: 11/16/2012 at 09:00 to 11/16/2012 at 17:00

Where: For Your K9


CPDT-KSA Knowledge:5CBCC-KSA Knowledge:0
CPDT-KSA Skills:3CBCC-KSA Skills:0


This seminar will help all handlers deepen their understanding of arousal, reactivity, how dogs think & learn (or don’t!) when aroused, perfect performance vs. perfect train wreck, and how to help their dogs be the best they can be. The Physiology of Arousal *Understanding ANS (Sympathetic, Parasympathetic & Enteric) *Chronic Stress *Productive & Non-Productive Arousal *Fear & Anxiety and their effects on learning The Elemental Questions *The Dog and His World *Sensory Input & Sensory Sorting The Think & Learn Zone *Why your Dog needs to be in this Zone *How to see when He/She is leaving the Zone & How to get them back *Understanding the Stimulus Gradient What the Dog can tell you *How Observable Behaviors reflect Physiological changes *The Power of Volitional Posture Shifts Putting it all Together *Promoting, Provoking or Preventing – Handler Contributions *Being the Best Handler and team mate

Sponsor: For Your K9

Speaker(s): Suzanne Clothier

Contact: Nancy Reyes
 Phone: 847-671-6844


For Your K9
1975 Cornell Ave.

Melrose Park, IL 60160
United States