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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 workshop 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.

Trainer: Sara Tagliati.

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 behaviours, 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.

Do as I Do second level seminar:

Requirements: The attendees with dogs should have trained their dogs with the Do as I Do method to imitate at least 6 familiar behaviors. The attendees without dog should have attended the 1st level seminar or have read the Do as I Do book.

Objective: The participants will gain skills on how to use this method in advanced dog training and will learn how to properly train their dogs for the Do as I Do Basic Certificate. The attendees will also be updated with the most recent scientific discoveries on dogs’ social cognitive abilities.

Target: This course is suggested for dog professionals and dog experts and amateur who want to be updated and learn the most recent training techniques and scientific studies on dog social cognition.

Lecturer: Dr. Claudia Fugazza

Trainer: Sara Tagliati

Do as I Do First level practice workshop

This two days seminar includes theory and practice sessions on the Do as I Do as a training method.         

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. Click here to watch the VIDEO 

Target: This course is for all the dog owners who want to learn how to use the Do as I Do training method to train their dogs.

Lecturer: Sara Tagliati

Do as I Do

Second level practice workshop

This two days seminar includes theory and practice sessions. According to the preferences o the organizer and the skills of the attendees, we will focus on the technical potentials of this method for training dogs. .

Requirements: The attendees are required to have trained their dogs with the Do as I Do method to imitate at least 3 familiar behaviours, and being well trained on other 3 imitable actions (learned with classical associative method).

Objective: The attendees will have the chance to train their dogs for the Do as I Do Basic Certificate and to learn how to use this training method to teach new complex behaviours.

Target: This course is suggested to all the dog owners who want to learn more on the Do as I Do training method and/or want to obtain the Do as I Do Basic Certificate.

Lecturer: Sara Tagliati.