Dick Staal Workshop

  • October 21 - 23, 2024
  • Joint Forces K9 Group

    17606 Arkansas 16
    Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761
Ticket Price $400.00-$550.00 Register Now
Description

This will be held at Joint Forces K9 in Siloam Springs, AR

Oct 21, 21, 23 2024 0830-1630 daily and will be based on the following topics.  Tickets are Non-Refundable and priced as follows;

550.00 Working Slot Limited to (9 slots)
400.00 Audit Slot 


Tracking:

General Information: Testing the suitability of the dog, socialization, and handling unwanted behavior
Teaching Object Indication: Learning to indicate an object within a few days
Basics of Tracking: Learning the fundamentals of tracking in a few weeks
Transition Training: Training transitions from grass to other surfaces
Training on Hard Surfaces: Development of training for tracking on paved surfaces
Advanced Hard Surface Tracking: Building up to the highest level of hard surface tracking
Communication and Corrections: During tracking training

 

Detection:

General Information: Testing the suitability of the dog, socialization, and handling unwanted behavior
Efficient Detection Training: The most efficient and fastest methods to teach detection work
Clicker Training: Utilizing clicker training in detection work
Handling Training Issues: Dealing with problems like errors, scratching, and biting during training
Small and Large Object Search: Training dogs to search for small and large objects with human scent for sport and practical applications
Specialized Detection: Training dogs to detect blood and semen
Water Search Training: Building up training for searching drown victims on water
Training with Cones: For rescue dogs and detection work

 

Bite Work:

Developing Bite Drives: Developing biting instincts in puppies at an early stage
Training Progression: From sleeve training to full suit training with a decoy
Balance in Training: Maintaining a balance between control of the dog and bite work
Benefits of Food and Clicker Training: Combining food and clicker training with bite work
Strengthening the Dog: Enhancing the dog's strength during bite training
Practical Bite Work Training: Developing a comprehensive training program for practical bite work

Date & Time

Oct 21, 2024 8:30 AM - Oct 23, 2024 4:30 PM

Venue Details

Joint Forces K9 Group

17606 Arkansas 16
Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761 Joint Forces K9 Group