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Introduction to ACE for Reactivity October 2023

Exploring how to use ACE Free Work and integrated training to help your sensitive dog

Introduction to ACE for Reactivity  

Join Penny Leedal and Sonia Catherall for this 4 week online workshop starting on Wednesday 3rd October 2023.  

This workshop will guide you week by week to:  

Help you to understand what causes reactivity. 
Help your dog to reset using ACE Free Work. 
Teach you to observe your dog. 
Build your dog's confidence. 
Learn new skills in an ACE integrated manner. 
Strengthen your bond and build your relationship.  

You will have a live Zoom session each week, backup home study materials and an invitation to join a dedicated Facebook group where you can upload videos and connect with others on the course.   

In addition you will be able to book an hour long 1-1 session with either Penny or Sonia to kick start your Free Work or discuss your dog's progress.  

Cost of the workshop is £145 and will give ACE credits.   

Penny Leedal is an ACE Advanced Tutor, a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (mAPDT 01274) and a member of the Pet Professional Network.   

Sonia Catherall is an ACE Associate Tutor, Certified Canine Behaviourist and Control Unleashed Instructor.  

Course Curriculum

Week 1: Intro to Reactivity and ACE Free Work (Reset)
What causes reactivity
What is ACE?
Getting started with Free Work

Week 2: Relationship  
Moving on with Free Work
Combination Stations
Counting game
What’s This
Joining your dog at a station
Settle in Free Work  

Week 3: Relearn
ACE Body Contact
TTouch – Zebra and Ear slides
Pattern games  

Week 4: Real World
Hazard awareness
Using what is in the environment
Safe places to walk
Mia’s Meander 

Penny Leedal

Sonia Catherall

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