This video course with 5 lessons, all recorded live. Lesson 1 is a webinar with an overview of his methods. In the 4 sessions that follow, Dante took a history with the clients and dug in on training sessions. There will be a follow-up course to apply further protocols.
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Dante's approach focuses on building a solid foundation that can be combined with your favorite techniques to address reactivity.
I really respect how Dante's approach takes the whole dog into account, truly setting dogs up for success.
At the end of each session, Dante also answered questions from dog trainers and people with their own dogs who were watching him coach live.
Course students are also eligible to be in the GrishaStewart.com Facebook group to continue the conversation.
8 CPDT CEUs.
I've taken classes and read books on how to help dogs with reactivity. My dog was improving, but I knew I could do better by her. Dante is on to something bi...Read More
I've taken classes and read books on how to help dogs with reactivity. My dog was improving, but I knew I could do better by her. Dante is on to something big. His techniques and exercises help the dog learn to manage their emotions better. The concepts and techniques he uses are unlike any I've heard of before. He truly thinks outside of the box to help reactive dogs. I feel like this was the missing piece I was looking for. I'm so glad I found this class and I highly recommend it.Read Less
I strongly recommend this class for those new to training reactive dogs as well as those who have been working with them for years. I've been a CPDT for 7 y...Read More
I strongly recommend this class for those new to training reactive dogs as well as those who have been working with them for years. I've been a CPDT for 7 years now and working with dogs and their people professionally for 10 years. B.A.T. was my go to method when I first started studying to become a trainer and discovered my love for working with reactive dogs. Over the years I've added other role models but Grisha has remained a top one so when I saw she was recommending Dante's approach I had to know more. I specialize in reactivity and use a variety of games inspired by BAT and Control Unleashed with my clients. I have a system I've put together that works well but I'm always looking for ways to improve it. After lecture one I was feeling quite pleased with myself as I do use a 'holistic'/whole health approach including the 'hierarchy of dog needs' and a stress detox before clients start training. However, I'm already seeing that in my program I rush to DS/CC games without enough focus on certain foundations, leash handling, etc. I'll be eager to revamp my program incorporating some things from this class, reframing how I present certain things I was already using, and retaining some of my own preferred games. Best of all, I'm following along with one of my own dogs and this is really the first time I've followed a structured plan and committed to the process with him. I'm eager to see how my own dog and client's dogs will respond to this strategy.Read Less
It was really wonderful to have Dante go step by step in explaining his techniques and why they work and toward what goals. His calm voice, his smile, his de...Read More
It was really wonderful to have Dante go step by step in explaining his techniques and why they work and toward what goals. His calm voice, his smile, his demeanor, all exude kindness and knowledge. I highly recommend this course for pet parents and professionals alike. Thank you!Read Less
Really enjoyed this series, looking forward to seeing more! Really great approach that is aimed at expanding yours and your doggos tool box
Really enjoyed this series, looking forward to seeing more! Really great approach that is aimed at expanding yours and your doggos tool boxRead Less
Wonderful course, love the last video's from Laura and Rachel, lots of respect for participating in this course and showing yourself and your dogs.
Wonderful course, love the last video's from Laura and Rachel, lots of respect for participating in this course and showing yourself and your dogs.Read Less
Loved this course, it is an excellent revision course for people working with reactive dogs. Set out very well and lots of practical skills incorporated to h...Read More
Loved this course, it is an excellent revision course for people working with reactive dogs. Set out very well and lots of practical skills incorporated to help owners empower their dogs with vital skills needed to cope with the outside world.Read Less
Interesting approach to dog reactivity. Many fantastic ideas how to let dog think and cope with everyday challenges.
Interesting approach to dog reactivity. Many fantastic ideas how to let dog think and cope with everyday challenges.Read Less
This was a great class and easy to follow. Thank you!
This was a great class and easy to follow. Thank you!Read Less
Another fantastic course! What I love about it is that it addresses reactivity at its very core. It reminds us that reactivity in not just about the reaction...Read More
Another fantastic course! What I love about it is that it addresses reactivity at its very core. It reminds us that reactivity in not just about the reaction we see on the surface, but that it is about the emotional response that the dog is struggling with. This course provides strategies, exercises, and games that will not only provide fun and enriching interactions with our dogs, but also give them the skills to problem solve and make good choices. If you have a dog who struggles with reactivity and are willing to put in some extra time to help them build a strong foundation of coping skills, I would strongly recommend this course.Read Less
I feel very validated after watching these sessions :) It was a fabulous reminder to go slow but forward and to always work the dog in front of you in all s...Read More
I feel very validated after watching these sessions :) It was a fabulous reminder to go slow but forward and to always work the dog in front of you in all situations. Very well presented. I really appreciate Dante's patience and clarity here and all of the above will help me to work better with my clients. :)Read Less
Enjoyed the entire course and found it insightful and thought-provoking, esp. concerning the dogs' rest, optimism, calmness, and cognitive solution-finding. ...Read More
Enjoyed the entire course and found it insightful and thought-provoking, esp. concerning the dogs' rest, optimism, calmness, and cognitive solution-finding. Plan to implement some of the strategies and exercises with my young dog. Although some explanations were a bit long-winded, the instructor's English is very good overall (except for the "girls" blooper), and he is easy to understand. The additional instruction videos (e.g., stationing, flirt-pole exercise) and links to other resources were helpful.Read Less
This course has made me look differently at how to help keep Lio calm. Slowing everything down, some specific exercises prior to walking and the massaging se...Read More
This course has made me look differently at how to help keep Lio calm. Slowing everything down, some specific exercises prior to walking and the massaging seems to be helping him to stay more relaxed. We still have a way to go but the tips Dante has given will, I believe, help to improve the reactive behaviour.Read Less
Videos of all live sessions, plus homework exercises from the 2 demos and a bonus dog, and Dante's written feedback.
Teach healthy canine social skills (independence and human referencing).
Improve the dog's physical and mental capabilities through balance and focus.
Improve the dog’s emotional regulation abilities (calm and excitement).
Stimulate cognitive abilities and problem solving.
This is a great protocol to do with a new rescue dog, too!
Part 2 of this course started April 27, but it's not too to register! Click to learn more.
8 CPDT CEUs.
Included with Diamond Membership (see below).
In 2000, Dante fell in love with dog sports and started teaching his own dogs in agility and freestyle. He began teaching seminars, being cited in magazines, websites and numerous TV appearances. He ended up representing Brazil in 4 FCI Agility World Championships as well as 1 European Open and 1 America’s & Caribbean. In freestyle (Dog Dancing) he performed initially in Brazil, first in dog shows but soon in TV shows and fairs.
In 2007, he moved to Canada and became a member of the Superdogs Team, where he performed his dog dance routines in shows throughout the country and also in the USA. He eventually also became a member of the production team of the shows, helping scout and train people and dogs to perform under the lights. The incredibly popular shows were seen by over 1 million people every year.
As a Canadian resident, he also represented the country in international agility competitions (European Open en Americas & Caribbean ) and lately also coached the Canadian Agility National Team, sharing his experiences as a competitor and trainer with Canadian handlers.
Dante's work gradually came full circle: being involved in dog sports for so long, it was inevitable to meet dogs that were struggling with behavioral issues, some of them would only affect their performances in the ring but some of them would seriously damage their relationships with their families and even put people at risk. Understanding the emotional link with behavior has always been necessary for his success in dog sports and performance.
Isaac, 9-month old mini Aussie
"Isaac stiffens, stares, and eventually lunges and barks when he sees another dog on a walk. If I micromanage (read: use many, many treats), we can walk past a trigger, but his arousal is very high (whining, 'yodeling', etc). Interestingly, his off-leash social skills are great."
"I'm a veterinary student who is very interested in canine body language, low-stress veterinary care, and holistic health, but I still have a lot to learn!"
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Sadie, 2 yo mixed breed
"Sadie is a rescue who was found at 8 weeks old with her sister. She was a normal puppy, a little fearful of strangers, but nothing worrying as she would eventually approach and say hi with a wiggle butt. When she turned 7 months old, I started to see the lungy/barky behavior come out. I work with children and know that punishment is not the answer for a child who is acting out. Instead of using punishment (as most of my other dog owner friends advised) I looked into positive training for reactivity. I understand that Sadie is feeling strong emotions about her triggers and prong collar corrections are not going to make her feel any better. Sadie is going to be 2 this month and has come a long way."
"Before I got Sadie, I would say that I was an average dog owner that knew how to teach basic commands. Sadie's reactivity has forced me to look further into training and I have learned a lot about how to help reactive dogs (ie BAT, classical conditioning, the importance of thresholds, trigger stacking, enrichment, etc). We also got into agility and obedience. "
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