January 18-20, 9:00-4:00 each day
For Your K9
Melrose Park, IL
Sumac Grant-Johnson Instructor/Founder of Wag It Games
CEUs (only offered for working spots)
IAABC CEUs pending
$500.00 Working spot
$250.00 Auditing spot
Want a working spot but flying in. We have loaner dogs available.
Wag It Games with introduction by Suzanne Clothier.
Read more of what Suzanne Clothier has to say about Wag It Games.
Working with the human portion of the team
•Assessing student goals
•Using Positive reinforcement with the human portion of the team
•Teaching approaches for different learning styles
•Building camaraderie among students
•Wag It Games in a one hour class
•Seminar dynamics How to utilize a longer session, keeping teams fresh through a full day seminar
Working with the canine portion of the team
•The dog’s well being first and foremost
•Clicker Training, Positive reinforcement, Shaping
•Reading canine body language
•Building enthusiastic performance
•Canine stress management
•Dog/Handler relationship assessment
•Wag It Games philosophy and benefits to dog and handler including our Heart Dog Program for disabled dogs
•Tricks and tips to make classes Fun Fun Fun!
•Wag It Games Skill divisions, exercises, rules, scoring, equipment and trials
This course will work extensively in the Shadow Skills and No Need for Speed Obstacle Skills.
Foundation skills for Dog Ball and Sniff It. Certification in Dog Ball and Sniff It require participation in on line courses for these Skill Divisions
*Additionally knowledge, experience and skill is needed to become certified in Wag It Games Agilityand Water Skills.
Why Wag It Games?
•There is something for everyone from puppy to senior and disabled dogs
•Wag It Games is the answer to "What can I do now?" for pet dog owners who are looking for more than basic manners.
•Wag It Games instructors are becoming known not only as exceptional dog trainers but as outstanding teachers
•Wag It Games instructors may offer training in selected skill divisions or all skill divisions.
•Wag It Games trials are designed for smaller facilities. Your facility can now offer a variety of competitive events
•Wag It Games Trials are a fun way for your students to test their skill while being supportive and building camaraderie. Ribbons, Prizes and Cheers are the icing on the cake.Trials are easy to offer and offer additional financial return for your facility
•Certified, instructors may offer Wag It Games classes, workshops and seminars and use the Wag It Games logo
•Wag It Games will promote Certified Instructors by posting biographical information, classes, events and contact link on the Wag It Games Web Site
•Curriculum guides are available for classes, workshops and seminars