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Plan your Summer and Fall Dog Training

Now that the humans have graduated, it’s time to think about getting our canine friends a cap and diploma, too.

Three Dogs Training summer and fall classes are open for enrollment.

  • Summer session starts July 13th
  • Fall session starts September 7th

For more information click here.

Questions contact Lisa@threedogstraining.com

Pax’e Learns the Gum Ball Machine

Pax’e learns the gum ball machine is a nice example of trick training using a clicker.

I like using clickers for very specific tricks or tasks.

We’ll see this again when we see more of the nail board

If you have read some of my other blogs, you will know I am not keen on perfect – just getting where we want to go as happily as possible.

You can almost see Pax’e’s brain cells firing away as she tries to understand how to make the gum ball machine work.

Saturday April 27th is the start of the Spring semester of Three Dogs Training classes!

Does your pup need a little training?!?!

Here’s what we’ve got coming up:

April 27th, 9:00 am – Basic

April 27th, 10:10 am – Distract-a-Doggie/Rally-O

April 27th, 12:30 pm – Intermediate

April 27th, 12:30 pm – Advanced

Here’s a link to our Class Schedules!

See you in class!

Pet Partners Mini Workshop

Have you been considering visiting with your dog but would like to know a bit more?

Join one of the upcoming Mini Workshops either in

  • Putnam County on March 2nd – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • New York City on March 3rd – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Presented by Lisa J Edwards, Best Selling Author, A Dog Named Boo: The Underdog with a Heart of Gold, these workshops will cover:

  • Basic handling skills for Visiting Animal Assisted Therapy Teams and All pet owners
  • A brief outline of Pet Partners registration, evaluation, and visit expectations
  • This mini workshop focuses on supportive and trust building pet handling skills. It is appropriate for:
    • Individuals wanting to know more about visiting with their animals before their online course
    • Seasoned handlers looking for additional preparation before their evaluation
    • Handlers who took the online course but want a more personal instruction from an experienced therapy handler, evaluator, and instructor

To find out more about these workshops, go to Pet Partners and log into the Volunteer Center. There you will be able to register for one of these upcoming workshops.

A $45 fee will be collected at the time of the workshop.

  • Putnam County on March 2nd – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    • 411 Route 6N, Mahopac, NY – Church Basement
  • New York City on March 3rd – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    • 120 W 97th Street, New York, NY – Community Room

Additional questions? Contact, Lisa Edwards

APDT Conference 2018

Last week I spent my time in Memphis, TN for the 2018 APDT educational conference. Our conversations and workshops included:

  • Aggressive dogs – safety to effective treatment
  • Enrichment of all dogs – puppies, puzzles, cognitive games, word discrimination (can your dog be Chaser?), and imitating humans (always something new)
  • Even IT security – who knew?
  • Shelter dog training – stress, testing, music to calm, games, and my favorite, ‘…it’s not about a walk, it’s about enrichment and training…’
  • ‘Where does your dog sleep?’ study – Answer – with their humans – maybe not in the bed, but the same room offers the most stable non destructive and lower stressed dog – I knew that 😉
  • And much more I didn’t see

    Lori, Lisa, and Linda – Beal Street, Memphis, TN

    With all that information spinning in our heads – we had to get out and have a little fun eating ribs and listening to the blues.