CREATING A CONFIDENT CANINE
In winter months classes may be cancelled on short notice due to inclement weather conditions!
Having a fearful dog presents a unique set of challenges. Dogs may be afraid of sounds, storms, people, other dogs, changes in the environment or have generalized anxiety. No matter what your dog is afraid of you can help them feel more confident.
In this seminar you will see photo's and demonstrations to help you identify the signs of stress and fear in dogs. Learn about the effect fear has on your dog's body and how it affects their behavior. We will discuss how to change the way your dog feels about their triggers using the methods of counterconditioning and desensitization.
In the "Ask a Trainer" section you will get tips on how to manage your dog's environment so you can prevent your dog from being triggered and help your fearful dog feel more comfortable in the face of their fears. Discover natural remedies to reduce stress and fear as well as specific skills to train that will help your fearful dog build confidence.