The Holiday Treasure Hunt

Welcome to the new website! To help introduce you to the site, and to kick off the holiday season we…

OBSERVATION SKILLS – Part 2 (online course)

Suzanne Clothier’s observation skills are legendary. The late great R.K.Anderson DVM called her, “one of the best observers of dogs that I have ever seen.” This course takes you deeper into observation skills. You’ll learn about different types of recording observations, knowing what you need to know, multiple aspect observations, and how details of body language create important context for understanding behavior in deeply nuanced ways.

Course: Observation Skills – Part Two

Accurate observations are at the heart of great training (and great relationships). If you don’t really SEE THE DOG, your relationships and training are missing important information dogs need you to know.

Course: Relationship Assessment Tool

RAT looks at the patterns of interaction between a dog and handler. Both ends of the leash are considered to assess what supports the relationship, what may be undermining it, or what may be creating training challenges.

Course: Observation Skills – Part One

Accurate observations are at the heart of great training (and great relationships). If you don’t really SEE THE DOG, your relationships and training are missing important information dogs need you to know.