Lorrie's Courses and Continuing Education

Clicker Expo, Stamford,Connecticut, 3 days, March 2017

  • On Guard! Resource Guarding - Lindsay Wood
  • Making Classes Memorable - Kathy Sdao
  • Are You as Smart as a Dog? - Ken Ramirez
  • Words Matter: The Impact of Language Choice - Lindsay Wood
  • Ready or Not? Working with Reactive Dogs - Emma Parsons
     

Introduction to Nosework,   Denise Fenzi Academy, Spring 2015  


Behavior Adjustment Training Instructor's Course, (Reactive Dog Workshop), Grisha Stewart New York, 5 days, July 2014


Recallers 4.0 Course, Susan Garrett, 9 weeks, March - May 2012


Clicker Expo , March 2013, 3 days, Stamford Connecticut

  • Exotic Animals Taught Me to be a Better Dog Trainer – Ken Ramirez
  • Teaching a Reactive Dog Class – Emma Parsons
  • Inside the Behavior Clinic – Julie Shaw/Debbie Martin
  • Treating Dog Aggression – Kathy Sdao
  • How Dogs Can Love Handling & Restraint  - Debbie Martin
  • Introducing a Puppy into a Reactive Dog Household – Emma Parsons
  • Puppies Gone Wrong - Conflict-related Aggression in Young Dogs – Julie Shaw
  • Effective Non-food Reinforcement – Ken Ramirez
  • Crossover! Facilitating Successful Transitions from Traditional Training – Michele Pouliot

                

Puppy Start Right for Instructors, Oct. - Dec. 2012, 3 month course (a KPA Program), including:

  • Puppy Developmental Periods
  • How Dogs Learn
  • Positive Socialization
  • Diseases & Vaccines
  • Problem Prevention & Solving
  • Positive Training
  • Curriculum for a Great Puppy Class

  

Clicker Expo, March 2012, 3 days, Nashville, Tennessee, including:

  • Behavior Modification: Teaming up with Vets - Julie Shaw
  • Positively Solved: A Complete Approach to Common Behavior Problems - Tia Guest, Debbie Martin
  • Aggression: Treatment & Context - Ken Ramirez
  • Training with Play - Kay Laurence
  • Smart Reinforcement - Ken Ramirez
  • Crosstrain! Teach Your Dog the Skills for all Canine Sports - Michele Pouliot
  • 1+1=3: Adduction & Combining Cues - Ken Ramirez
  • First Impressions: The Vital Intake Assessment - Julie Shaw
     

Instructor Training Course, November 2011, 5 days, Accord, New  York (Pia Silvani & Trish King), including: 

  • Being a Good Training Coach
  • Increasing Client/Student Compliance
  • All Stressed Out: Reading Dogs
  • Evaluating Training Methods
  • Evaluating Dogs for Cat & Child Safety
  • Dog-to-Dog Interactions
  • Getting Behaviors to Happen!
  • Building Focus & Confidence in Dogs and Clients
  • Shaping & Chaining Behaviors

 

Karen Pryor Academy for Dog Trainers,  6 month course, Massachusettes,  (Instructor: Emma Parsons)

  • Graduated with Distinction
     

Happy Dog Training Internship , 12 months, Huntington, New York, including:

  • Observing, Assisting, Team Teaching, Solo Teaching, & Coaching Program
  • Puppy Consultations & observing Behavior Consultations 
  • Classroom Management
  • Client Follow-up