Course curriculum

  • 01

    Snake Avoidance Without The Use of Shock Collars

  • 02

    Unit 1 Distractions and Self-Control

    • Self Control and Choices

    • Rudiments – Are You Ready?

    • Day: 1 -Walk Away from Distractions

    • Day: 2 -Leave It

    • Day: 3 -What`s In The Bowl

    • Day: 4 -Go! on Cue

    • Day: 5 - It's In Your Hand

    • Day: 6 - Can I Steal It?

  • 03

    Unit 2 – Recall and More Self-Control

    • Building A Recall

    • Day: 1 - Let Me Go! Restrained Recalls

    • Day: 2 - Yes Ma'am

    • Day: 3 - Don't Move

    • Day: 4 - Are You A Gambler

    • Day: 5 - I Heard You The First Time

    • Day: 6 - I Can Do It Up Here Too!

    • Purpose

  • 04

    Unit 3 – Working with sight, sound and smell

    • Know Before You Go

    • Getting Consistent Scent Detection and Alert

    • Day: 1 - Pole Dance

    • Day: 2 - Far Around That

    • Day: 3 - Drive It In

    • Day: 4 - I can't do that, My Head is Exploding

    • Day: 5 - Squirrel

    • Day: 6 - Go Over There

  • 05

    Unit 4 – What Do I Do With It

    • Focus, Engagement and Attention

    • Day: 1 - Away

    • Day: 2 - Frantically Running Away

    • Day: 3 - Eeek! It's a Mouse

    • Day: 4 - Four Steps to an Emergency Distance Sit/Stay

    • Day: 6 - Are You Sure I Said "Break?"

  • 06

    Unit 5 – More Distractions

    • Distractions

    • Day: 1 - Look At That

    • Day: 2 - Look Away, Walk Away

    • Day: 4 - Look In Motion

    • Day: 5 - Lose Your Dog Squirrel Level 1

    • Day: 6 - Lose Your Dog Squirrel Level 2

  • 07

    Unit 6 – Scent

    • Scent and The Working Dog

    • Day: 1 - What's That Smell

    • Day: 2 - Where's That Smell

    • Day: 3 - Find The Victim

    • Day: 4 - Back Up, It's Dangerous

    • Day 5 - Door Chores

    • Day: 6 – It’s In The Yard

  • 08

    Unit 7 – Scent and Recall

    • Day: 1 - I Can Smell It Better

    • Day: 2 - Sustained Hand Target

    • Day: 3 - You Can't Catch Me

    • Day: 4 - Whiplash Turn

    • Day: 5 - Whip it, Whip It Good

    • Long Line Training

    • Day: 6 - Toy Alley

  • 09

    Unit 8 - Putting It All Together

    • Introduction to this Final Unit

    • Leash Handling Skills

    • Day: 1 - How Fast Can You Go

    • Day: 2 - Ghost Walk

    • Day: 3 - Drunkard's Walk

    • Day: 5 - Snake Alley at Speed