Treat/Retreat FREE FAQ

This webinar is an overview that introduces you to Treat/Retreat, a powerfully effective technique is used to help socially shy dogs.  This is a dog-centric technique that is force-free. Respect for the dog’s boundaries, arousal and abilities are combined with nuanced observation and engagement of SEEKING to help build the dog’s skills.

Webinar WHAT SIZE WORLD?

Suzanne’s compassionate and holistic approach to defining the “right size world” is based on the individual dog’s needs, abilities and preferences.

WEBINAR: IS THIS A GOOD TIME? Evaluations, Assessments & Functionality

This webinar will encourage you to think about assessments and testing in deeper ways, including knowing what you need to know, defining your criteria, and scaling the responses and behaviors you observe. Suzanne’s legendary observation skills and whole-dog approach, plus her FAT app, gives you new tools to understand the dogs in your life.

Assessing behavior and evaluating a dog can be challenging! So many factors play a role in the dog’s behavior that it can be difficult to distinguish a response to environmental or social triggers from a true temperament response or behavior pattern. When we carefully assess function as a reflection of well-being, we have a better sense of how that dog is doing.

The Slice is Right! webinar- Rescheduled date

Why are thin slices so important in humane training? The LIMA principle urges us to work with animals in a way that avoid pressuring them, respects their individual timetable and capacities, and builds success. Thin slices help build the confidence that comes with repeated success, a wonderful gift for any dog – and for any handler. This webinar is ideal for anyone interested in learning how to tell if the slice is right — and why it matters.

Your Aggression, Dog’s Aggression

From the University of Pennsylvania comes an interesting new study that actually looks at how an owner’s aggressive behavior affects…