organize a first or second level
DO AS I DO seminar
First level seminar about dog’s social learning and “Do as I Do”
We offer: A two days seminar, including theory and practice.
During the seminar you will get the scientific, technical, and practical foundation of the “Do as I Do” method.
Objective: Participants will gain complete information about social learning in dogs and the Do as I Do training method, learning how to apply it with their own dogs.
Target: This seminar is intended for all canine professionals, and canine expert amateur. For those people who want to be updated with new training methods and also scientific studies. For those who want to learn how to apply social learning in their daily dog training programs.
Lecturer: Dr. Claudia Fugazza.
Whatch video of the requirements:
Before starting the Do as I Do training the dog must be trained to sit and stay and to perform 3 imitable actions on verbal cue. No gestures, pay attention not to be oriented towards the object.
The Do as I Do Method
“Recent ethological studies revealed the social cognitive abilities of dogs and demonstrated that they are surprisingly predisposed to learn socially from humans.”
Do as I Do second level seminar
A two days seminar including theory and practice.
During the seminar, according to the preferences of the organizer, we can focus on different topics: teaching new behaviors, behaviour sequences, deferred imitation, scientific approach on how to test dogs to investigate on their cognitive abilities (the attendees can participate with their dogs in experiments), preparation for the Do as I Do Basic Certificate.