Dig It Special Events ...

We have lots of training days, workshops and events at Dig It... take a look below at those scheduled to come this year.

For all enquiries email ObscureMyEmail

Reactive Dogs Workshop ...

Saturday 25th November
10.00am to 1.00pm

Do you struggle with your reactive dog?
Is your dog stressed, scared, or frustrated and over stimulated by triggers like other dogs, movement, people?
Do you have problems walking your dogs on the lead and you both are frustrated as you would like to enjoy a walk without having to hide and avoid other dogs all the time?

This workshop will help you get more confident and understanding your dog better:
Why is your dog reacting?
Understanding theory of behaviour and training will help you understand your dog's behaviour.
We will give you strategies and exercises to make your walks more enjoyable for both you and your dog.
We will go through:
- theory and how to manage lead walking, how to make them more comfortable and less fearful
- how to handle different scenario
- games and tricks for focus and confidence
- body language, how to understand your dog and other dogs to prevent reactivity on walks and situations
- which gear is better to use to help communication, make the dog more comfortable and pain free, which gear to avoid

Cost: £45 (£25 for spectators)

Payments in advanced to secure your space. After the payment if there is a waiting list and you need to cancel, you can sell your space to the first one on the waiting list. No refund.

Enquiries and to book - martina.rollingpaws@gmail.com

Impulse Control Workshop ...

Saturday 25th November
2.00pm to 4.00pm

Do you have a dog that gets over excited?
Lack of self control in life or during agility?
Does your dog struggle to keep focus around distractions and movement?

Teaching impulse control and calming exercises will help you and your dog to learn through distractions and arousal. The workshop will include:
- bed and boundaries games
- choice games
- self control games on food and toys
- premak principle
- working on arousal levels and how to manage them: age, set up and intensity
- calming exercises to build focus

** This workshop is going to feature high energy exercises so it's not suitable for reactive dogs **

Cost: £25

Payments in advanced to secure your space. After the payment if there is a waiting list and you need to cancel, you can sell your space to the first one on the waiting list. No refund.

Enquiries and to book - martina.rollingpaws@gmail.com

TALENT TASTER ...

Dec 1st, 8th and 15th, 7.30 – 8.30pm ONLY FOUR SPACES LEFT
Obedience Hall

Discover your dogs delight in three easy bites!
- Does your dog have hidden talents waiting to be discovered?
- Would you like to do something else with your dog but are not sure of the best thing for you both?
- Would you like to spend three weeks having fun with your dog exploring different activities?

During this three-week course you will be introduced to three distinct opportunities to explore your dog’s talents through the medium of Freestyle tricks, FUNdamental obedience and puzzle solving. This is a fantastic opportunity to have fun with your dog and discover how clever they really are.
All dogs need to be comfortable working around other dogs
Places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis on receipt of payment
Cost: £40

To enrol please email Rachel or Kate at info@thinkingdogtrainers.co.uk

Kathryn Stickney Training ...

Saturday 2nd December

12-2pm - Young dog / G1-3 Sequencing & Foundation Skills - suitable for dogs 12 months +
2.15-4.15pm - G4-7 Course Running with Euro Handling
5-7pm - Contacts from planks on the floor and seesaw foundation to proofing full contacts in small sequences... something for everyone.

Cost - £30 per session - Max 6 in a group

Details and booking kstraining@btinternet.com

Dig It Christmas Meal ...

Friday 8th December, 7pm

Our annual awards night this year to be held at the club rather than at a pub!!

Venue. Dig it dogs viewing gallery in the agility arena.
Time. 7pm to 9pm
Menu. Snacks. Nibbles. Mulled wine. Soup and bread.
Cost. FREE for Dig It members.

Entertainment. Quiz. Awards night. Achievement. Games.
If you would like to bring snacks, nibbles, pudding or drinks please do!
No dogs in the party but your welcome to leave in your cars.

Hope you can all make it. Please let me know if you can (so I can order enough soup).
email Lydia to say you can make it.

European Handling Workshop ...

When: Saturday 16th December, 10 -12 (2 hours)
Where: Dig it Dogs
How much: £25

Learn a new style and new manoeuvres with this European handling workshop.
Make your handling faster, more accurate!
Help your dog do tighter turns and taking options away from the picture!
Make yourself faster and always in time using handling techniques that allow you to move away for the next obstacle a bit faster.

This workshop is suitable for people that have never done European handling before or someone that wants to have more practice on specific handling before putting them together on a big course!
Skills needed:
- good commitment and understanding for back side of jump

6 working spots £25
(£10 for spectators)

Payments in advanced to secure your space. After the payment, if there is a waiting list and you need to cancel your workshop, you can sell your space to the first one on the waiting list. No refund.

Enquiries to martina.rollingpaws@gmail.com

MISSION IMPAWSIBLE ...

Fridays - Jan 26th – 2nd March 2018 (6 week course)
Dig It Dogs Obedience hall 6pm – 7pm or 7pm – 8pm

Mission 1: Retrieve challenge
Mission 2: Search and Track trial
Mission 3: Navigation and distraction test
Mission 4: Intelligence gathering and transmission
Your intensive secret agent training will teach you the following skills:
Retrieve, Search and track, Hold and Carry, Problem Solving, Navigate to a set target, Control at a distance and Steadiness in the face of “danger”
Your final mission will be set in week 6. Sign up now, your country needs you!

Course cost: £90.00
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All dogs need to be comfortable working around other dogs
Places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis on receipt of payment

To enrol please email Rachel or Kate at info@thinkingdogtrainers.co.uk


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