Communication, Arousal and Problematic Behaviours – with Craig Ogilvie
Dates & Time
Thu, 18/04/2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Unstone Community Centre
20 Crow Lane, Dronfield, S18 4AL
This 3 hours presentation is delivered by highly regarded professional and international Trainer and Behaviourist Craig Ogilvie. This presentation will be of value and interest to either dog professionals or dog owners and carers who wanr to develop their knowledge on understanding, overcoming and preventing problematic behaviours that our dogs perform during periods of arousal.
We will focus on the communications behind the behaviours and the practical steps that we can take to help the dogs in our care.
Craig will include a practical acronym based, step by step guide to follow when analysing and working towards overcoming problematic behaviours. You will learn how to avoid labeling the dogs in your care by dissecting problem behaviours and understand their separate influencing components which will allow you to develop and implement an effective plan to work towards overcoming the behaviours. There is also the opportunity to ask questions.
Learn how to dissect the problematic behaviours that our dogs engage in during states of stress and over arousal into separate influencing components and develop an effective development plan to work towards overcoming them.
Recognise the communications behind problematic behaviours.
Learn how to avoid over-arousal and improve learning experiences by altering antecedent arrangements and managing influencing factors. Understand the importance of positive reinforcement and the role in overcoming problem behaviours.
Become skilled in recognising the considerations to make for successful learning to take place. Benefit from the ability to recognise the influence that handler behaviours and emotions has on problematic behaviours and how to adjust these factors to change behaviours
Use structured patterns to create predictability and consistency to change behaviour.
Develop the ability implement learning and training techniques that will include: positive reinforcement, operant conditioning, classical conditioning, counter conditioning, differential reinforcement of incompatible behaviours and desensitisation.
Craig Ogilvie makes you the centre of your dog’s world. Having spent a great deal of time training and testing working dogs in locations all of Europe, he very quickly went on to achieve unique accreditation. Craig is the first and only person from the U.K to be licensed to test and train dogs internationally in the working dog sport called Mondioring: which consists of Obedience, Agility and Criminal Apprehension.
Craig is one of the very few experienced and qualified Civilian Police Dog Training Instructors in the U.K, as well as a dog behaviour practitioner, seminar leader, author, and public speaker. His passion and study of training, interacting and communicating with dogs led to his discovery of the ‘Interactive Play Experience’ and ‘How to Become the Centre of Your Dog’s World’. Craig has been delivering his systems worldwide via sell out workshops, seminars and online training, helping dog lovers all over the world to achieve their goals.