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Canine Cognition Clinic - Handler

Find out about how your dog learns for more efficient training and a stronger bond with your dog

  • Starts 23 Nov
  • 180 British pounds
  • Meifod, Welshpool,Wales

Service Description

Canine Cognition Testing - 2 day seminar. This clinic is based on the research Cameron Ford has conducted with Duke University. This class is for everyone, if you are a professional looking to enhance how you select dogs, or a Nose/Scent work handler and trainer learning how cognition testing enhances your knowledge about the dog in front of you. This is also suitable for other disciplines such as Agility, Gundogs or Obedience Georgie is the only Ford K9 Cognition Instructor in the UK and will be delivering the clinic. These Cognition tests (Brain Games) help you learn crucial information such as, is you dog strong in memory, is the dog a problem solver, how quick does it make inferences? Additional things these tests show are, does the dog easy follow gestural communication and what is your dogs laterality. If you are a Law Enforcement Agency or Security Firm, these tests help you select a better more trainable dog. In conjunction with the normal K9 selection and evaluation steps agencies use, adding these K9 Brain games to your evaluation raises the percentage of dogs successfully picked to be working K9’s. Using these tests have proven to increase selection percentages of the right dogs for your program and it has also proven to reduce training time needed to get dogs ready and on the road. If you do Nose/Scent work, the information from these games will help you understand your dog better and how to set up training sessions that get the most out of your dog. Just knowing if your dog is right or left brain dominant can make a big difference on how you search an area. These tests will help you understand your dog and work better as a team in the long run, no matter what discipline you do. Limited handler and spectator spaces available

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

A deposit is non refundable unless I cancel the event* Remaining balance is due a minimum of 30 days prior to the event, if the place is cancelled after the 30 day cut off then the full balance remains with K9 Brain Training, however you are welcome to advertise your place. If the place is cancelled before the 30 day cut off then you will lose your deposit. In the case where a deposit hasn't been taken and the full balance paid on booking then the full balance will remain with K9 Brain Training, again you may advertise your place. If an event is rescheduled, you are entitled to a refund if you can't make the rescheduled date. If an event is cancelled and the full balance has been paid, full refund will be given* * If you cancel your place on an event and then the event doesn't go ahead you are not entitled to a refund if the event is cancelled because of people pulling out and the event not being able to go ahead.

Contact Details


Meifod, Welshpool, Wales

Endeavour Canine
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