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Seminars and Workshops

“Understanding your dog and knowing how to control him, develop his potentials, and resolve behavior problems, emotional conflicts and frustrations are no less essential than love and respect.”

– Michael Fox


Matthew Twitty / June 19th – 20th

2 Day Obedience Seminar
Principles of Proofing” This seminar goes into how to layer distractions. He will focus on teaching “chaos = attention” and proof in a positive and fun manner to reduce stress from distractions on performance dogs.

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Jill Marie O’Brien / Co-Founder of NACSW / September 24th – 26th

3 Day Nose Work Seminar / IAABC ~ CCPDT ~ KPA CEU’s available
Jill, Co-Founder of the NACSW will be in town for a 3 day workshop.

Day 1: Introduction to K9 Nose Work® / This workshop will fill the requirement for participation in the NACSW™ Instructor Certification and Training Program.

Day 2: The Anatomy of the Search

Day 3: Containers / Thinking outside the box

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Jill Marie

Julie Hill / October 16th – 17th

2 Day Obedience Seminar
Julie’s working seminars emphasize motivation in the training process. During the obedience seminar on Saturday and Sunday she will discuss all of the obedience exercises in the context of creating and maintaining “the utmost in willingness and enjoyment,” as well as performance consistency. She incorporates play, games, tricks, and rewards into each phase of training from foundation to advanced.

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Jill Marie

Racin’ For Rescues / Coming October 2021

Westinn Kennels fundraising event to educate the public about local rescue organizations as well as support their efforts.

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