Healing Heeling: Walking Pleasantly With Your Dog By Your Side

Healing Heeling: Walking Pleasantly With Your Dog By Your Side

2022

with Carolyn Wilki, Sponsored by SBHO

FMI: TELEPHONE — (610) 674-0160

Heal the daily heeling struggle for you and your pet dog. Change your street experience from choking, lunging, falling, lurching, arm-wrestling, barking, and reacting unpleasantly-- into a leisurely stroll down the avenue. Imagine, you and Fido, walking together! This clinic will give you the tools!
Prerequisite: You and Fido should first attend the Attention Clinic or an equivalent training class here at Raspberry Ridge Sheep Farm.

TOPICS THAT WILL BE COVERED:
HEELING HISTORY
Importance Of Reinforcement Control Vs Command Control
Role Of Associative Conditioning
Attention Training
*Training Exercises for Attention
*Training Exercises for Scanning Pattern
*Split Attention Focus Training (Dog looking at something else while obeying you)
EQUIPMENT
*Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Types
Using the leash as a positive reinforcer and as a cue for calm behavior for your dog
*Click and Treat -- to love the leash
*Airplane & Hangar
Preventing & Curing Leash Aggression
Preventing Leash-up “Duck and Dodge” Behavior
Preventing Leash Chewing and Leash Mouthing Behaviors
FUN & INNOVATIVE REINFORCEMENTS FOR GOOD HEELING

HEELING TRAINING EXERCISES
Moving Backwards—why?
Cha-cha Walking
Moving Spirals
Get Behind
Containment Practice
Distraction-Proofing
STOP & TURN COMMANDS

RECALL for equipment failure

Testing how well you both are doing!

All training emphasizes the use of positive reinforcement training techniques. Why? Positive reinforcement training works clean and green! The techniques once YOU master them result in more consistent, good behavior in your dog without producing any toxic behavioral side-effects.



Healing Heeling: Walking Pleasantly With Your Dog By Your Side
Clinic Dates 2022
Session I. Saturday, April 30, 2022. 4-hour session.