Time & Location
About The Event
Are you looking to learn more about how to teach your dog solid fundamental behaviors? How to address common behavior problems such as counter surfing and jumping? This human-only workshop will cover learning theory in depth to give you a better understanding of how to apply learning theory to teach fundamental pet dog behaviors and to address common behavior problems. The workshop* will be a small group setting with a discussion-based presentation including Q&A with us.
Curriculum will include:
- Hands on exercises on training and leash mechanics (Participants can bring a treat pouch if you have one. We will also have them available for purchase, however a treat pouch is not required.)
- Step by step instructions on addressing/teaching the following behaviors:
- Leash walking including equipment choice and use
- Counter surfing
- Food/toy manners
- Crate/station training
- Off/on furniture
*This is a human only workshop
This workshop is pending continuing education credits for dog trainers certified through the CCPDT and IAABC.
Presented by Beyond the Bark's Mike Baughman, CBCC-KA and co-written by Chelsea Campbell, CDPT-KA
About the presenter:
Mike is a Certified Behavior Consultant through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers and our lead trainer. Mike has vast experience training everything from basic obedience to severe fear, aggression and anxiety cases for over 7 years. He got his start training under his mentor and teaching obedience classes ranging from basic to advanced. Mike became fascinated with how dogs learn and what causes behavior. This is when he got into behavior modification and started taking on more challenging cases. Since then Mike’s passion is to empower dogs to reduce fear, anxiety, frustration and aggression which he does through in-home private training and instructing group courses.
Mike also has a strong drive to educate dog owners and dog industry professionals about dog behavior and body language. He presents Beyond the Bark’s public and private lectures and is happy to take on any public education project. Mike oversees the continued training and continuing education of all of our staff. He is also committed to his own education and stays up to date on the most current science through continuing education.
- Learning Theory Applications$40$400$0