Georgia Training Weekend Saturday Event – “A Different Approach”
NAPS Training Weekend – February 11 & 12, 2023
“A Different Approach”
Part of the mission of the North American Pudelpointer Society is to present our membership with opportunities to gather together to train, test, fellowship and enjoy our common interest of owning and handling these fine versatile dogs. The weekend of February 11-12, 2023 we have reserved the grounds of Timber Creek in Andersonville, GA for a training session and fun run https://www.timbercreekga.com/. Please check out the website for information about the grounds. This is one of the sites utilized by the Mid-South NAVHDA Chapter. Mid-South ran its first NAVDHA test on the grounds at this location this past October and the reviews of the participants experiences were all positive. There is lodging available at the site as well as hotels in nearby Americus, GA.
This training session will be led by two gentlemen well known throughout the Pudelpointer and NAVHDA community, Bill Snyder and Stephen Follin. The weekend will consist of the following format:
“A Different Approach”
NAPS Training Weekend February 11-12, 2023
This weekend training session will consist of how to improve engagement with your dog. Classical Conditioning and Operant Conditioning will be discussed with examples for all to witness the benefits. Each handler with their dog will participate with various drills throughout the day. There will be multiple groups and stations for various topics. Numerous handouts will be provided to support topics discussed.
Purpose of training:
Acquire better dog handling skills
Improve cooperation between dog and handler
Improve dog obedience
Minimize the use of e collar (less escape avoidance)
8:00AM-11:30AM Morning Training Session
11:45-12:45 Lunch: BBQ Sandwich and Chips
1:00PM-4:00PM Afternoon Training Session
5:00PM-Until Dinner: Pheasant and/or Quail, Baked Potato, Salad
After Dinner: Social time for children and adults, S’mores or Homemade Ice Cream
The fee for this training opportunity will be $75 per family and will include lunch for Saturday. This will cover NAPS fees for the property rental and birds used for training purposes. The number of participants will be held to 25, maximum.
8:00AM-Noon Blood tracking, Retrieving games, or Fun Run
There will be a separate $25 fee per dog entered in the Sunday events.
Lodging is available on the grounds of Timber Creek at a limited first come first served basis, please contact Matt Morgan for further information on the lodging or questions regarding the training weekend 2299381102 or email@example.com .
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