Dog Training Seminars

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Bobbie Lyons - Foundation Fitness

Where: Tustin Facility
When: Friday, April 15th, 2022
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, registration begins at 8:15 am
Cost: $199 - Working spot, $50 - to Audit
Presenters: Bobbie Lyons

Bobbie Lyons is back!  She will be presenting on Canine Fitness and Conditioning.  We use her curriculum for all of our Sport Dog classes!  Her exercises are great for all age ranges and activity levels.  Of course, dogs must be medically sound with no injuries.

There are no prerequisites for this seminar.  Working Spot means you bring your dog.  Auditing means you attend without your dog.

Topics Include

  • learn skills specific to increasing communication between handler and dog
  • set the dog up for successful engagement of targeted muscle groups
  • some dog training skills will be covered to improve dog/handler communication
  • learn how to build good foundation skills needed to progress fitness exercises
  • how to introduce the equipment
  • how to properly inflate the equipment
  • how to position equipment for the desired goal
  • problem-solving, including dogs that are too hyper around equipment
  • learn how to use verbal cues and sustained targeting like chin rests versus food luring to improve your dog's workout
  • Working dogs must be six months or older.  Great for puppies and senior dogs.

Event Information

  • Coffee, tea, water, and light snacks provided
  • Lunch will be on your own
  • If you would like to bring your own lunch, paper products will be provided.
  • Indoors, on mats, lights and air conditioning
  • Max 10 Working Spots

What to Bring:

  • Paper and pen to take notes
  • 1 6 ft. regular (clip-on) leash and martingale collar or harness
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes

Cancellation Policy - Refunds up to 30 days before event

Email Laurie with any questions or concerns.

REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP

 

Bobbie Lyons - Focus on Performance

Where: Tustin Facility
When: Saturday, April 16th, 2022 & Sunday, April 17th, 2022 (Single Day Seminar Run Twice)
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, registration begins at 8:15 am
Cost: $199 Per Day - Working spot, $50 - to Audit
Presenters: Bobbie Lyons

This Focus on Performance Seminar is being run twice as single-day seminars.  You do not attend both days.  Pick one day you wish to attend.  Working Spot means you bring your dog.  Auditing means you attend without your dog.

PREREQUISITES: You must have taken a Sport Dog class through Wags & Wiggles or have worked with Bobbie Lyons in person or online, or have instructor approval.

Topics Include

  • the largest focus will be to help dogs jump and run properly for agility, frisbee, flyball or weekend nature hikes
  • limb awareness and strengthening exercises
  • exercises to create a proper takeoff
  • exercises to create proper landing
  • exercises to help to weave for agility or to turn in other sports
  • collection exercises for agility contact approaches or flyball turns
  • Working dogs must have closed growth plates

Event Information

  • Coffee, tea, water, and light snacks provided
  • Lunch will be on your own
  • If you would like to bring your own lunch, paper products will be provided.
  • Indoors, on mats, lights, and air conditioning
  • Max 10 Working Spots

What to Bring:

  • Paper and pen to take notes
  • 1 6 ft. regular (clip-on) leash and martingale collar or harness
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes

Cancellation Policy - Refunds up to 30 days before event

Email Laurie with any questions or concerns.

REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP

 

Anna Eifert - Agility - Handling for Young Dogs

Where: Outdoor Location in Trabuco Canyon, TBD
When: Friday, June 10th
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost: $225 - Working Spot, $50 - Audit Only
Presenters: Anna Eifert

Anna works as a full-time agility trainer in her own company in Hungary. Agility has been part of her life for over 15 years. In 2021, she earned the title of Hungarian National Agility Champion.

We will be running short courses with jumps and tunnels, breaking them up, and covering handling. Exercises can be modified based on the level of the dog. We will not be covering contact training.

PREREQUISITES: Dogs must be at least 6 months old. The dog must have done some sequencing with low jumps and tunnels in the past.

EVENT INFORMATION
Coffee, tea, water, and light snacks provided
Lunch will be on your own
We will be announcing the location prior to the event. The seminar will be held in Trabuco Canyon, CA on private property. It will be held outdoors on grass.
Aggression and nuisance barking will NOT be tolerated at this event. You will be asked to leave without a refund. If your dog has behavior concerns, please contact us about a more appropriate training event for those issues.
The property is fenced, the agility field is not fenced.

Max 10 Working Spots

Cancellation Policy - Refunds up to 30 days before event

Email Laurie with any questions or concerns.

REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP

 

Anna Eifert - Agility - Open/Advanced/Masters Day

Where: Outdoor Location in Trabuco Canyon, TBD
When: Saturday, June 11th & Sunday, June 12th
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost: $225 Per Day - Working Spot, $50 Per Day - Audit Only

Each Day of the Seminar will be different courses so you can attend both days if you wish.  Working Spot means you bring your dog.  Auditing means you attend without your dog.

Presenters: Anna Eifert

Anna works as a full-time agility trainer in her own company in Hungary. Agility has been part of her life for over 15 years. In 2021, she earned the title of Hungarian National Agility Champion.

We will be running full courses, breaking them up, and covering handling. Exercises can be modified based on the level of the dog. We will not be covering contact training.

PREREQUISITES: The dog should be at least 1.5 years old and be competing in Open/Adv to Excellent/Masters Level.  If you feel your dog is ready to do this seminar but isn't competing, please Email Laurie.

EVENT INFORMATION
Coffee, tea, water, and light snacks provided
Lunch will be on your own
We will be announcing the location prior to the event. The seminar will be held in Trabuco Canyon, CA on private property. It will be held outdoors on grass.
Aggression and nuisance barking will NOT be tolerated at this event. You will be asked to leave without a refund. If your dog has behavior concerns, please contact us about a more appropriate training event for those issues.
The property is fenced, the agility field is not fenced.

Max 10 Working Spots

Cancellation Policy - Refunds up to 30 days before event

Email Laurie with any questions or concerns.

REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP