Control Unleashed Foundations (Online)
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The Control Unleashed(R) program is based on the books and DVDs by Leslie McDevitt. Originally designed to help agility dogs learn how to relax, focus, and work reliably off-leash, CU uses “conversational” training to build a solid foundation of life skills.
We will focus on default behaviors that give your dog a repertoire of socially-acceptable methods of engaging with you and others. Through the program you will learn how to understand and empower your dog, and your dog will learn to make good behavioral choices.
Prior to class each week, you will be asked to watch a series of videos that demonstrate certain exercises. During class, you will discuss these exercises with your instructor, practice them with your dog, and receive coaching and feedback on your efforts.
This class is great for dogs of all ages and skills, and helpful for dogs who:
Have trouble focusing in stimulating environments
Struggle with over-arousal (jumping up, leash-biting, nipping, etc.)
Are reactive, fearful, anxious, or worried
Class details: We will use Zoom for this class, so you will need to have internet access and a device with a camera and microphone
Videos demonstrating the exercises will be provided in advance and should be watched prior to class
Classes will include live coaching and discussion
Homework will be assigned each week
Written materials, video demonstrations and recordings of the Zoom sessions will be available on Google Classroom
Instructor: Angie Madden, CCUI (DogSpeak, LLC)
Number and length of class sessions: 6 sessions, 60-minutes each