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Reliability and Games 2-Day Dog Training Workshop

Online course • Two-day workshop to improve a dog’s reliability via fun games.

Animal behaviourist Ian Dunbar teaches this training workshop with actual dogs and their owners.

Dog owners and dog trainers interested in using games to have fun with dogs while increasing their reliability may find this Udemy course helpful. It is recommended for dogs that can understand and follow basic obedience commands.

What is it?

Reliability and Games 2-Day Dog Training Workshop is a virtual course offered via Udemy. With the goal of motivating both dog and owner/trainer, it presents the dog training games through 24 live workshop recordings and accompanying articles. 

The games are designed to improve the relationship between a dog and his owner/trainer, but at the same time, the games fine-tune a dog’s basic obedience skills: attention, position changes, stays, following, heeling, and precision work. Samples of games include Doggy Dancing, Musical Chairs, and Doggy Dash.

Who’s behind it?

Ian Dunbar, a veterinarian, animal behaviourist, dog trainer, and author. Back in 1982, he designed and taught the first off-leash puppy socialization and training classes called Sirius.

How much is it?

The workshop costs 89.99 USD.

*Please note these rates are based on currency conversions at the time of writing this post and may fluctuate.

How does it help me right now?

The training games are said to bring out the best performances in dogs and help them stay highly motivated. The class also shares how to train an off-leash dog while being in an exciting and distracting environment. By taking the class, you create other avenues for your dog to learn, have fun, and bond with you.

How does it work? Why is it better than the offline or traditional alternative?

By enrolling in this virtual workshop, you get full lifetime access to 11.5-hour-long videos, which can be accessed on your mobile phone or TV. Once completed, you also get 12 Continued Education Units and a certificate of completion. 

Where can I get it?

You can sign up for the class here.



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