Training and Emotions:

Using Play to Help Fearful or Stressed Dogs

A 2-day Seminar with Amy Cook Ph.D. 

May 26-27 2018 

  • Is your dog brilliant at home but shuts down at the show?
  • Does he bark at people or dogs?
  • Does he seem generally stressed out?

Whether you have a pet dog or you are training for performance, dealing with behavior challenges is an important part of your dog’s emotional and physical well being.

Our goal is to make your dog enthusiastic about performance (and life!) so he can enjoy himself!

Come learn about The Play Way!

In this seminar you will learn:

  • How to identify stress in dogs
  • About threshold management
  • How to read your dog so you know what to do when
  • About relaxed play, and its important role in the rehabilitation of stress & anxiety
  • Personal play, food or toys: which one should you use and when?
  • How to help your dog “Look and Dismiss” and take challenges in stride

This seminar is appropriate for owners of dogs with general anxiety, performance or ring stress or over-arousal, general social or environmental reactivity or anxiety, who can be easily shut down or over aroused as well as insecurity in new environments or anyone interested in how emotions effect learning and performance. Using a combination of PowerPoint and hands-on demonstrations, you’ll learn how to play therapeutically with your dog.

Please print, complete and mail the registration form and payment to hold your spot!