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* Courses approved for CBCC-KA CEUs may be applied to a CPDT-KA recertification. Courses approved for CPDT-KA may not be applied to a CBCC-KA recertification.
Understanding and using play skills and games are very important for dog trainers and behavior professionals. After all play is incompatible with fear and anger and anxiety! Understanding how to teach dogs to play, whether it be with food, toys or neither has a role in our practices. Join Angelica Steinker for this important, simplistic yet grossly misunderstood topic on how to acquire cool play behaviors in pet dogs and how to teach pet owners to engage in play activities with their pets. All dogs can learn to tug, fetch, throw and an assortment of other play activities when the correct training protocols are utilized. Workshop Objectives Learn how to teach basic play activities like fetch and tug. Understand how to play games using food. Understand how to play games with toys Understand how you can play games with your dog when there is no food or toys at hand. Learn how to understand if your dog is play motivated and when they are motivated know how to maintain that motivation Learn how to create motivation so your dog wants to engage in play sessions with you Learn how to use emotional contagion to build great play behaviors in dogs
Sponsor:Pet Professional Guild