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“You’ve Got It!” - Clicker Training for Success! Presented by Louise Stapleton-Frappell

  • Thursday, March 21, 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Live Webinar

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CEUs: PPAB 1, CCPDT (pending), IAABC (pending)


As professional dog trainers and behaviour consultants, we know that training a dog requires a combination of knowledge and mechanical skills.

One of the main skills we teach is how to effectively use a bridging stimulus. Some of us use a verbal ‘marker’ word; some of us use a clicker, and some of us use both, depending on what we are teaching. We use terminology such as clicker training, using a behaviour marker, a bridging stimulus…

Join Louise Stapleton-Frappell as she examines one of the The Top Ten Dog Training Concepts ©, delving into the world of ‘clicker’ training.

This presentation is suitable for pet owners, shelter workers and all those starting out on their training journey but will also prove useful for professionals already paving their way in the world of dog training.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand one of the Ten Most Important Training Concepts
  • Deepen your understanding of the term ‘clicker training’ and why you don’t necessarily need a clicker to ‘clicker’ train!
  • Understand the benefits (and drawbacks) of using a clicker
  • Acquisition versus generalization – a quick look at the 2016 study “Can Clicker Training Facilitate Conditioning in Dogs?”
  • Learn the ‘clicker’ training rules
  • Learn how to use a variety of behaviour markers to ‘click’ the behaviour you would like to see more of
  • Gain some quick tips for Incorporating ‘clicker’ training in the home, in group classes and in rescue shelters! – No clicker necessary.


About your presenter

Louise Stapleton-Frappell - B.A. Hons, PCT- A, PCBC-A, CAP3, CTDI, DN-FSG, DN-CPCT, CWRI


Louise is a Partner and Faculty Member of DogNostics Career Center and Board Member of The Pet Professional Guild. Louise has constantly built on her knowledge and furthered her education in the field of force-free, rewards based, science-based pet training. The creator of the DogNostics’ Dog Trainer Certification Programme, Louise has presented at conferences internationally and has gained a reputation for expertly teaching and training humans and canines at her own establishment, The DogSmith of Estepona, in Southern Spain, where she offers a wide range of both group and private classes and pet dog services


     
     
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