All 4 Paws Training, LLC

We facilitate the needs of the disabled to self train their own service dog, enabling them to become self reliant and self sufficient.

Confidence Through Games Enrollment

This course is ideal for anyone who has a shy, nervous or just recently adopted a dog. It takes time to build a good bond and relationship with a shy, nervous or new dog and the games we play in this course are designed to help build that relationship, confidence and engagement.  Each week we will play 2-3 trust and bond building games.

Location

  • Tempe

Instructor

  • Sam

Fee

  • Standard: $250.00
  • All fees and payments are non-refundable.

Class Schedule (6 sessions)

  • Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 2:30pm
  • Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 2:30pm
  • Saturday, October 21, 2023 at 2:30pm
  • Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 2:30pm
  • Saturday, November 4, 2023 at 2:30pm
  • Saturday, November 11, 2023 at 2:30pm

NOTE

The "Confidence Through Games" class schedule beginning Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 2:30pm is full.

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Syllabus for Confidence Through Games

This class is now replacing the Focus & Relationship and Shy Dogs classes.

 

This course is ideal for anyone who has a shy, nervous or just recently adopted a dog. It takes time to build a good bond and relationship with a dog and the games we play in this course are designed to help build that relationship, confidence and engagement.  Each week we will play 2-3 trust and bond building games.

Week #1

  • Markers & Release
  • Watch (Focus)
  • Wait & Take (Patience)
  • Touch (Engagement)
  • Proximity (Trust)

Week #2

  • Jumping: Hurtle and/or Hoop (Trust)
  • Through (Confidence)
  • Ring a bell (Control)
  • Push a button (Control)

Week #3

  • Basket Training (Trust)
  • Place on (Trust)
  • Place in (Trust)
  • Roll it out/Nudge

Week #4

  • Catch – Wait – Hover (Patience)
  • Cone Game (Trust/Control)
  • Balloons (Confidence)

Week #5

  • Send Out (Confidence)
  • Walk the Plank (Confidence)
  • Umbrella (Confidence)
  • Accepting Restraint (Trust)

Week #6

  • Nose work: Shell game (Engagement)
  • Find It! - Visual (Confidence)
  • Running the Bases (Control)