Maine Dog Training Company is proud to sponsor a variety of seminars, lectures and working sessions from the best trainers and speakers from across the country and around the world. Our seminars offer an opportunity for dog trainers and dog owners alike to learn from the best on a variety of subjects from dog sports to problem solving to building a better relationship with your dog. Join MDTC and learn along with us!
What is covered Would you like to know how to improve the relationship with your dog? Or are you a dog professional, a vet, or working in the animal industry, and would like to know more about how human behaviour, thoughts and emotions impact our dogs and influence their behaviour, and how you can support the dog owner during your service?
If yes, then attending the 2-day “Bravery Workshop” would bring great value to your life. The goal of the workshop is that by the end of the 2 days you will have inner resources that you can draw upon for the rest of your life. This isn’t a “traditional” dog-training course. This revolutionary course focuses on “the end of the lead” (aka the dog owner) and less on the dog.
So what will "THE BRAVERY WORKSHOP" cover? This 2-day workshop is designed for dog owners, dog trainers, vets, and other people working in the animal industry, who want to learn more about how to troubleshoot common problems with the human at the end of the lead.
Topics covered in the workshop: - You will learn about the evolution, the keystones and the practical implications of "THE PACT MODEL", which is the theoretical foundation of the workshop and has been especially designed for the human at the end of the lead - You will learn about unhelpful behaviours and thought processes that frequently interfere and stop the human-dog couple from having a good relationship - You will practice grounding and self-soothing strategies, to set yourself up for success in your training and difficult life circumstances in general (e.g. “Drop your anchor”) - You will learn how to cultivate “emotional flexibility” that helps you create a sense of "BRAVERY" and resilience in your everyday life - You will learn to read human stress signals, and the best strategies that can help humans calm down the quickest without passing their stress onto their dog - You will learn about the concept of “emotional transmissions” that we pass onto our dogs, often without knowing or being aware of them - You will be shown strategies how to increase your confidence and self-esteem whilst interacting with your dog
The workshop will be hands on and it is designed to address common problems that dog owners face in everyday life. This workshop doesn’t have working spots as we only focus on the dog owner.
You don’t need to have any prerequisites to attend this course, the only thing you need is an open mind that is curious and would like to grow. :)
When Saturday September 14th-Sunday Sept 15th, 2019 Cost $225 for both days (No one day options) Payment is by check only. More information can be found in our Seminar Policies.
What is covered Kjersti is a regional, national and world team IPO competitor. She brings a stellar eye for details that make a good team a great team. In this seminar, Kjersti will work with each team individually to determine where you are in training, whether it's starting a puppy or working on an obedience problem. This course is perfect for the dog training enthusiast or dog trainer looking to broaden their skills. Coffee and light breakfast fare will be offered. Learn more about Kjersti on our Facebook event page.
When Sunday, May 19th 9am-5pm Cost Working Session: $150 per team Audit only: $75 Payment is by check only. More information can be found in our Seminar Policies.
Location Wagon Tails Farm 335 Augusta Rd, Topsham, ME 04086
Payments Payment will be accepted by check only made out to "MDTC LLC" and mailed to:
Amanda Stearns MDTC Seminars 65 Orchard Rd. Cumberland, ME 04021
Refunds Each seminar requires a deposit and will allow for a reasonable amount of time to cancel and get a refund. However, there will be an administration fee for cancellations made after a specific date. It is the attendees responsibility to read their confirmation e-mail carefully.
Filming Filming is only allowed at the permission of the seminar presenter.
Other Information Attendees are responsible for bringing their own chairs. To keep our costs low, we will offer coffee, water and light snacks. Please plan on bringing your lunch. There are lots of restaurants close to the training facility.
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