Lynne and Karen have traveled extensively presenting a number of seminars – each tailored to the requests of the hosts.
Here are some examples of the seminars they have already presented. Others can be customized to meet the needs of your students.
Full Day Seminars / Workshops:
“But I can’t take the Treats and Toys in the Ring!”
This popular whole day workshop explores how behavior chains work to enable competitors in all sports to compete at the highest levels.
With a mixture of practical and theoretical work, lots of fun participation for dogs and humans alike, you are sure to experience many, many “light bulb” moments!
This seminar is best held over 2 days – Saturday afternoon / Sunday morning for example. This allows participants to digest all the great information on Day 1, practice a few things with their dogs overnight and come back fresh and ready to enjoy more learning on Day 2.
This seminar has also been recorded on a DVD of the same name.
It can be purchased as a video on Demand from
(Tawzer dog link)
The What, Why and How of Clicker Training
Discover what clicker training is, why it works and how you can use it to better communicate with your dog. With this introduction to clicker training seminar, you’ll find out about the endless possibilities of clicker training while gaining several insights into how dogs learn.
Learn the science of clicker training and get a chance to practice the mechanical skills necessary to make you successful in your training. Watch live demos in action and see why commercial animal trainers have been using this type of training for years. Whether you have a puppy or a senior dog, you’ll leave with the basic principles and skills to get started clicker training right away.
Troubleshooting with the Clicker
Gain more confidence and understanding of clicker training from the only trainer in North Carolina who is a certified Karen Pryor Academy Training Partner. You’ll learn some more advanced clicker training skills including:
- When to add a cue
- How to increase the speed of behavior
- What to do when things go wrong
- How to improve your timing
- Why some dogs “throw” behaviors and how to establish control of your dog’s behaviors
- How to cut down on your training time
- How training can be fun and effective
In addition to lecture and demos, this seminar will offer more opportunities for practical experience clicker training your dog.
* All seminars and workshops can be presented at a level to suit your students. Please discuss your needs on booking.
Three-hour seminar for $400. Full day (six-hour seminar) for $800 plus travel, food and accommodation expenses. Travel is charged at the current rate. $200 non-refundable deposit due upon booking. 50% non-refundable seminar fee due two months prior to seminar date.