Riverstone Dog Training

is proud to present World-Renowned

Canine Expert, Teacher and Trainer

Diane Bauman

 The Gap Between Training and Trial Performances

Training the Thinking Dog

Heeling as Dancing Partners

 August 10 – 11, 2019

The K9 Jym, Colmar PA

Come and spend a weekend with one of the founders of modern dog training. Her book “Beyond Basic Dog Training,” first published in 1986 and now in its third revision, helped to revolutionize our sport.  Her success, especially with non-traditional breeds (Afghan Hounds!), is renowned and unparalleled.  Diane is one of the most innovative and out-of-the-box trainers and competitors of our time.

The Gap Between Training and Trial Performances (covered on both days)

Learn how and when to use food to your advantage

Motivation you can take into the ring

Getting the maximum performance from your dog’s training

Training “real” dogs to be competitive

Using match shows to your advantage

How to know when your dog is ready to compete

Causes and solutions for the “ring wise” dog

Are you practicing your mistakes?

Preparing your dog for multi-show weekends

Keeping your dog’s attention in the obedience ring

Taking what your dog can do in the backyard into the show ring

Impact of other dog activities on your dog’s training and performance

Training the Thinking Dog (covered on both days)

How to view training from the dog’s perspective

How to train for understanding, not patterning

Building a strong training relationship through communication

Understanding “help” vs. “correction”

Special small dog techniques

Heeling as Dancing Partners (covered on Saturday)

Teach your dog to heel so that the two of you look like dancing partners

Understand the difference between “artificial” and “real” attention

Discover how to transfer from on-leash to off-leash heeling without losing accuracy

About Diane

One of the most successful professionals in the field of canine agility and obedience, Diane Bauman uses her talent and innate sensitivity for understanding how dogs think and how people learn. Teaching the handler and dog to THINK is foremost in her teaching skills. She has instructed thousands of successful students, many of whom have gone on to become famous competitors and trainers in the world of canine competition. Diane has put obedience, agility, tracking, and herding titles on a wide variety of breeds. Her record includes 16 perfect 200 scores earned on 4 different breeds and 4 OTCHs (Golden Retriever, Keeshond, Pekingese, and Pomeranian). In addition to competing & teaching, Diane has devoted countless hours to rehabilitating and training hundreds of rescued dogs throughout the years.  Diane lives on a 32-acre farm “Flying Ewe Ranch” where she owns and operates the training facility “Dawgdome South” located in East Tennessee. Diane is the author of numerous publications, DVDs, training manuals, and books on the topics of obedience, tracking and agility. For more information on Diane, please visit http://dianebauman.com

Format and Details

There are NOT working vs. auditing spots.  All participants may bring a dog if desired.  Seminar format is lecture, demonstration, and some audience participation. There will be opportunities to work with dogs on problem solving and mastering new skills. Dogs will be worked, but not every dog will do every exercise. Problems addressed will be based on participant submitted questionnaires. 

1 day $110; 2 days $220.

Registration is limited to about 50 each day based on order of receipt of registration.

All checks will be deposited on July 1, 2019.

Cancellations:  Your check will be shredded ONLY if your cancellation is received by July 1, 2019.

Registration form – email me for one:  AnnePaul200@gmail.com

During the workshop, all dogs will be quiet and well behaved and will not in any way disrupt or disturb the workshop. If not, the owner will remove the disruptive dog from the building for the remainder of the workshop.

The workshop will be held in a 100 X 100 arena, and there will be plenty of crating space.