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Author: Carolyn Barney
Format: DVD, NTSC format
Running Time: 1 hour, 22 minutes
Release Date: 2008
This DVD is a live recording of a presentation done at the 2007 Clean Run Instructor Conference.
Many agility dogs are generally fearful or become fearful during training or trialing due to specific incidences. Some dogs work through fear easily while others need careful intervention. What does fear look like? It's not always as easy to recognize as you might think. Does your foundation training program inoculate your student's dogs or leave them vulnerable? What techniques do you use to help a student who already has a fearful dog? This session will provide you with an overview of what fear looks like, how to prevent it, and how to decrease it.
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About the Author
Carolyn founded Gemini Dog Training & Daycare in Littleton, Massachusetts in 1991. Gemini is a full service dog training, behavior, grooming, and daycare center that uses clicker training techniques in all private lessons, consultations, and 35 classes per week. She created Gemini’s intensive instructor education and apprenticeship program. Carolyn, along with her senior instructors, has trained and mentored over 100 potential dog training instructors. Many of her previous students and staff trained through the program have gone on to run their own classes and businesses. Carolyn has been an APDT member since 1995, having served on the Ethics Committee. In November 2001, Carolyn and three other Gemini instructors made history, along with 117 other dog trainers in the USA, passing the first professional certification test promoted and developed by APDT and a professional testing company. She has been training and competing with dogs for 25 years.