- The Clicker Foundation Series:
New to clicker training? Or need a refresher? Get the basics with intensive
courses in the fundamentals. A series of progressive programs have been
designed for the novice to participate in a crash course in clicker training
theory and application. Programs include:
- A Moment of Science: The science behind
clicker training explained in a new and fun way.
- The Clicker Experience: The way to
understand clicker training is to experience it yourself. Immerse
yourself in the experience, innovative techniques and games.
- Clicking Fun: Time to apply what
youíve learned. Practice clicker training unique and fun behaviors
with your dog with the assistance of expert help. What will you teach
your dog? Only your instructor knows. What will your dog teach you? Only
your dog knows.
- The Clicker Answer Series:
Do you understand the basics of clicker training but are clamoring for more?
Do you practice clicker training in special situations? Perhaps ALMOST
everything is clear. Get past common stumbling blocks, challenge your
assumptions and move beyond. This series of connected programs has been
designed to help the experienced trainer incorporate additional clicker
training techniques in their lives by providing solutions to the most common
questions and problems. Programs include:
- Are You Sure You Should Lure? Why lure?
What is the role of luring and are there benefits to avoiding it? How
can you train without it? What will happen?
- Clicking with Class: Many positive
trainers have difficulty seeing how to use the clicker in the class
setting. Get the skills you need to make the transition or to start your
own clicker classes.
- Click to Calm: Learn clicker techniques
that can help dogs move away from fearful or aggressive behavior and
toward a calm, productive and safe future.
- The Clicker Creative/Advanced Skills
Series: Hone your talents in a series of workshops that help you
understand and tap your creative thinking skills and apply them. Great for
those who are participating in any sporting event, working in special
situations or want advanced training. Workshop topics include:
- Speed Shaping: Get behaviors fast
- Get a Cue: Advanced cueing
- Count on Me: Reliability
- Make Scents: Scent discrimination
- At Your Service: Clicker
training a service dog is a completely different experience for the trainers
and the dogs. Find out why.
- Lights, Camera, Dog!: You
know your dog is a star. Here's how you can prove it to the world. Learn the
tricks that the show trainers use to get that winning performance.
- Chicago: The movie is good,
Chicagoís Shedd Aquarium is better. Operant conditioning is in wide use at
world famous Shedd Aquarium. A special guest will show us the innovative and
exciting ways Shedd clicks with its marine-based family.
- Clicking Every Day: Learn
how to solve the every day behavioral issues like loose leash walking, sit,
stay, come, jumping up and problem barking. The application of clicker
training principles in these situations will be explored and practiced.
- Donít Dart the Rhino! If
animal behaviorists at zoos can treat a rhino without tranquilizers, just
think of the possibilities for taking care of your animals. Youíll be
amazed at what you see and you can begin to learn the clicker-based
techniques that zoos apply with animals of all sizes.
- Meet the Challenge: Complex
training challenges are can be mastered faster and easier if you first
understand how to train the general category of behavior required. Learn how
to generalize specific training challenges and get practice training these
behaviors quickly. Great for those interested in the Clicker Challenge,
Obedience, Agility, Canine Freestyle and other sports.
- What We Know, How We Know It:
Clicker training is based in behavioral science. One of the leading
university-based operant conditioning researchers in the country provides
fascinating scientific updates on where the scientific breakthroughs have
been and where they are going.
- Lions, Tigers and Tarantulas... Oh
My! Clicking with animals at the zoos is not just for the
lion-hearted or the lions. A fascinating program on how clicker training at
zoos is transforming animal care and interaction.
- Perspectives: What
roadblocks are you encountering? What questions do you have? What story did
you want to share? Whatís not working for YOU? At this interactive panel
discussion, our presenters will address the questions you have as well as
the most challenging ones they hear in their work across the country.
- R+: The Life Impact of Becoming a
Clicker Trainer. If you approach the world as a clicker trainer,
many things in your life no longer seem the same. Find out how and why and
share your experience.
- Click for Life! Clicker
training has a dramatic impact on shelters. Learn how to create a completely
quiet shelter, how to manage feral cats, how to set up a program and manage
volunteers. Save animal lives by learning how to "click with
- Citizen Science: Add to the
growing world of knowledge with clicker research projects you can do on your
own, designed by the leading researchers in the field.
CLICKER CHALLENGE USA
TM. Ready... set.. train!
You have 90 minutes... Can you teach your dog to find the Queen of Hearts in
a card deck, jump over another dog, or leap through a rolling hoop, in front
of hundreds of people?
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