New Challenges for Leash Reactive Dogs
Advanced class carefully introducing a variety of distractions
Walking, relaxing/watching, practicing known behaviors, and playing with toys around other dogs. New distractions, new skills, new challenges.
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New Challenges for Leash Reactive Dogs
Advanced class carefully introducing a variety of distractions
Walking, relaxing/watching, practicing known behaviors, and playing with toys around other dogs. New distractions, new skills, new challenges.

Class Duration

Class meets once a week for 6 weeks, on the same day and at the same time each week. Each classroom session lasts for one hour. Choose a starting date/time for details and to register for that 6-week series. This class is available only to graduates of Intermediate Skills for Rowdy & Reactive Dogs (unless special permission is granted).

Cost & Size

The cost of the 6 week series is $250. Class size is currently limited to 6 dogs.

Curriculum

We’ll practice your new skills (learned in Intermediate Skills class) and introduce additional distractions, including skateboards/bikes/scooters, unusual sights and sounds, joggers, and more. Relaxing, walking, playing, and learning new things around other dogs and distractions. Portions of this class may be held outside (weather permitting). The classroom environment offers you the opportunity to practice these skills around dogs and handlers working on the same activities. The small class size ensures plenty of individualized coaching.

Instructor

The instructor for this class is Chad Byerly. Chad can help you understand your dog's current focus and motivation. Careful management of the environment and well-timed delivery of the appropriate reward will help you teach your dog how to cope with novel challenges in the real world.

Tools & Methods

New Challenges for Leash Reactive Dogs is a reward-based class. Treats, toys, play and praise are generously utilized. Chad asks that you bring your dog on the same safety equipment you used in the Rowdy & Reactive Program’s Group Class.

Who It's For

New Challenges for Leash Reactive Dogs is for graduates of Intermediate Skills for Rowdy & Reactive Dogs.