The goal of this class is to establish a mutual bond and appropriate relationship between families and the dogs living with them. Using methods based on positive reinforcement, Terry teaches you how to communicate with your client and their dogs. Legacy’s Pet Dog Manners class, for adolescents and adults (16 weeks of age and older). Terry Ryan describes the mechanics and practical application of each exercise. Covered in the Pet Dog Class is teaching attention, walking nicely on leash, come when called, sit, and down. Pet Dog Manners class is the foundation and launching pad for all of our continuing education courses at Legacy Canine.
Students from the Coaching People To Train Their Dogs course begin this portion of the course with class instruction on learning theory, mechanical skills, problem solving, and types of exercises to use for training. The students, under Terry’s tutorship, meet the clients and their dogs. They take the dogs from the clients and begin to train exercises in Pet Dog Manners. This is a learn by doing and watching with a lot of hands-on live footage.
Presentation by: Terry Ryan, CPDT-KA
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Terry Ryan, CPDT-KA, President of Legacy Canine Behavior & Training, has been a dog training class instructor since 1968. Through Legacy, Terry teaches pet dog classes, writes books, presents national and international seminars and workshops, hosts interns and consults. She was the Coordinator of the People-Pet Partnership, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University from 1981 until 1994. Terry was a competitor and American Kennel Club judge. She’s on the American Humane Society’s advisory board for humane dog training. Terry and her husband, Bill, live in Sequim with their English Cocker Spaniel, Brody.
This video qualifies for 5 trainer CEUs