Now you can learn at home how to develop your dog's impulse control, and your own leadership skills, with this engaging DVD of one of Dr. Yin's popular hands-on workshop. In this series of fun and practical exercises for both humans and dogs, Dr. Yin teaches you exactly how to move quickly and clearly enough to keep your dog interested and focused on your training. Step-by-step exercises are demonstrated, such as treat delivery drills and movement drills for you as well as techniques for helping your dog to focus while heeling on walks. You can learn all the skills necessary to address your dog's reactivity from the comfort of your home.
On this Part 1 DVD:
Lecture: Measure Handler Technique and Dog Response (25 min)
• Timing and Treat Delivery Drills (humans only)
• Backward Movement Drills (humans only)
• Say Please by Sitting
• Repeat Sits Backward and Running to the side
• Using Repeat Sit Backwards in Highly Distracting or Emergency Situations
• Impulse Control: "Leave-it":Desired Objects at the End of the Leash
This workshop continues in a second DVD, Part 2: The Next Steps for a Pleasant Walk.
Available in January 2014.
What experts are saying about Skills for Handling Your Reactive or Hyperactive Dog:
Whether pet professional or pet owner this DVD is a must have. Dr. Sophia Yin has the amazing ability to take very complex exercises and simplify them to the point that you wonder why you never thought of it yourself!
Cathy Bell, CPDT-KA
Dr. Sophia Yin, a 1993 graduate of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, is the author of numerous books and DVDs including, The Small Animal Veterinary Nerdbook and Low Stress handling, Restraint, and Behavior Modification of Dogs & Cats. She earned her Master's in Animal Science with a behavior emphasis in 2001 from UC Davis. She currently lectures internationally, Provides behavior consultations, and creates educational DVDs and products.