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Dates For Your Diary - June/July 2017

All of our workshops are open to anyone & everyone, even if you don’t attend our classes.  Just like our classes, our workshops have a relaxed & friendly atmosphere.

Tea/coffee/cakes available throughtout the morning, Please just help yourself. 

 

 

Friday 30th June.  6.30pm - 8.30pm

German Shepherd Only Workshop. Above & beyond basic Obedience. How to build a cracking relationship with your GSD, and set all the foundations for any future dog sports....(Obedience, Agility, Trials, Canicross, (yes Canicross), Trials, UK9, Scentwork.....)

£20 per handler.

 

Saturday 1st July.

9am - UltimateK9 - Full

10.30AM - Hide & Seek - Full

£15 each or 2 for £25.

 

Sunday 2nd July

Guest Trainer;  Craig Oglivie

Spectator places available:  £18.00

Handler places:  £35.00

Craig Ogilvie makes you the centre of your dog’s world. Having spent a great deal of time training and testing working dogs in locations all of Europe, he very quickly went on to achieve unique accreditation. Craig is the first and only person from the U.K to be licensed to test and train dogs internationally in the working dog sport called Mondioring: which consists of Obedience, Agility and Criminal Apprehension.

 

Craig is one of the very few experienced and qualified Civilian Police Dog Training Instructors in the U.K, as well as a dog behaviour practitioner, seminar leader, author, and public speaker. His passion and study of training, interacting and communicating with dogs led to his discovery of the ‘Interactive Play Experience’ and ‘How to Become the Centre of Your Dog’s World’. Craig has been delivering his systems worldwide via sell out workshops, seminars and online training, helping dog lovers all over the world to achieve their goals.

 

Saturday 8th July

 

......Coming soon

 

Sunday 30th July

 

Agility workshop with Sarah Trigwell

£25 per handler

More details coming soon

 

August 25th - 28th

 

Camping at Pembrey Country Park, including Canicross racing

 

 

 

 

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Hide & Seek Workshops: These workshops are just for fun, and they are.....great fun! Our ultimate aim is to teach dogs to use their brain, and nose, and scent to find people, (known & unknown) These workshops are for any pet dog to have a taste of a working dogs life. As you know, most scenting working dogs are selected over many months before they can make the grade to train. We, on the otherhand, will take absolutely any breed, as long as the dog & handler are having lots of fun will work on motivating the dog to 'seek & find' through various fun based methods. This workshop is not leading to your dog becoming a professional! Hide & Seek is one of our favourite workshops.

Scent Work: Its highly Motivational, and the dogs just love it! In this session will be setting a foundation for specific scent work (think sniffer dogs at airports).

The Roller Coaster Game: Negotiate a timed course, without your dog touching the floor! Very exciting!

Tracking: Tracking is when a dog uses its sense of smell to find and follow a scent trail, tracking is a natural behaviour for your dog.

Tracking can be used for many tasks, including police work, search and rescue, and hunting. We, of course will be teaching it just for fun.

The end result will be you & your dog following a blind track to locate articles dropped along the way. This is great team work, and completely instinctive for your dog to follow their nose, where they are leading you around the track.

Tracking is suitable for puppies & adults, and any breed.

We use positive methods, (ideally food for footstep tracking) or a toy if your dog it no interested in food rewards.