2015 APDT Annual Educational Conference & Trade Show

SA01 - Deciphering Canine Aggression and Anxiety Issues with the Recall

Oct 17, 2015 9:00am ‐ Oct 17, 2015 10:30am

Standard: $20.00


Most all of our clients (and sometimes even us dog trainers!) would like to be able to have better off-lead control over dogs whether it is in the house, yard, during dog play, or when others visit. Numerous "trouble spots" (e.g. aggression and anxiety) in these social interactions can be traced back to the need for a solid recall in a variety of settings. In this lecture, attendees will be introduced to creative ways of implementing new and interesting methods in gaining off-lead recall control (even with “non-traditional” dog types).

Learning Objectives:

  • Experience how to improve skill sets through teaching a canine companion training curriculum emphasizing recall.
  • Focus your programs/sessions on appropriate reaction/redirection to normal dog behavior that may sometimes fall outside what is considered "social norms".
  • Teach specific behaviors that are acceptable in a controlled group training setting with the goal of eventual off-lead reliability in all dog/human interactions.


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