Focused & Competent Canine Competitor

Does your dog disengage at a trial? Perhaps they run off in agility, blow their stays in obedience, get over-aroused in disc dog. Have you ever wondered what you can do to improve their performance? Then this course is for you! Learn how to maximize on your dog's focus and engagement, tap into reinforcers that work for them and become the team you always wanted to be.

Course Details

With topics including learning about focus and engagement, getting your dog ready to work, the proper use of reinforcement, dealing with stress and failure, working in the zone and bridging the gap between training and competition, this course is a must-take for anyone interested in competing in any dog sport! Given the combination of lecture and video material, you will walk away with the skills necessary to take your training, and trialing, to the next level!

Meet Your Instructor

Bonnie Henderson

Bonnie Henderson

Dog Sport Skills Instructor

Certified Pet Dog Training, Knowledge-Assesed (CPDT-KA)
Local and National Agility Competitor
Earned over 25 MACH titles
3-Time Finalist at AKC Agility Invitational

What You Will Need for This Course
  • your dog

  • 6'-8' leash

  • TON of mid- ot high-value treats

  • clicker

  • toys for your dog thoroughly enjoys playing with

Should You Take This Course

Are you involved in ANY dog sports? Ensuring that you are cultivating the proper focus, engagement and motivation in your dog is crucial regardless of the dog sport you choose to play in!

Course Outline
  • Focus and Engagement

  • Ready to Work

  • Dealing with Stress and Failure

  • Working in the Zone

  • Bridging the Gap: Training and Competition

We're Privileged to Share This Course With You!

Dog Sport University is fortunate to have Bonnie grant us license to feature his courses, seminars and webinars on our online dog training platform. All of the content in this course is created by, owned by, and the rights to the content, are reserved to Bonnie Henderson.


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