​​​Training Tune Up Fun!

Instructor - Sumac Grant-Johnson CPDT-KA & Wag It Games Founder
October 20, 9:00 - 5:00
Telling Tails Training Center, Fryeburg, ME

Continuing Education Units Offered

The International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants has approved this event for 9 CEUS (3 Lecture & 4 Workshop hours) 

The Certification of Professional Dog Trainers has approved this event for 9 CEUs 

This is NOT a Wag it Games focused seminar it relates to trainers working on just about everything from tricks to formal obedience to agility. 

How about a day to refresh your training? Newer trainers and those that have trained for years can always use reminders and practice to fine tune our skills. The day will incorporate lots of hands on activities designed to focus on, refresh and remind us of the HOWS and WHYs of what we do.  


  • Think Plan Do
  • Records - Tracking your Training
  • Using the Observe Interpret Act Formula
  • Change the Picture to Change the Perception to Change the Outcome
  • Markers Timing & Treat Placement
  • Adding Cues
  • Generalizing Behaviors
  • The Hierarchy of Handling - Use your own body to help your dog


Working Participants must understand and have experience with Mark and Reward Training AKA Clicker Training. 

​Dogs must be able to work comfortably in a room with other dogs and unlikely to be reactive or cause disruptions in the event setting. Dogs should be able to be crated and quiet when not working. If this is in question please contact Sumac

Auditors of all levels of experience welcome.

Chairs provided

A few crates are available (first come first serve)

What to Bring

Notebook and pencil

Lots of small soft treats

Clicker (or verbal markers may be used)

Dogs should work on regular collar or harness and leash. No choke/prong collars or retractable leashes allowed.

Pricing (Includes lunch)

Working Spots - Trainer with one dog


Auditing Spots - Attendee without dog


Cancelation Policy:

Refunds minus a $30.00 cancelation fee offered prior to September 20.

No refunds for cancelations after September 20.

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