Schedule of Upcoming Workshops and Seminars

July 27 – 28, 2019

The Blind Workshop – 2 Day Workshop

Hosted by the Mile Hi Golden Retriever Club at Wayne and Deb Dorband’s property in Berthoud, CO

This Workshop will be in the Colorado foothills with camping at Carter Lake less than 5 minutes from the seminar site.  This will be a fun informative seminar in a beautiful location with fishing and camping nearby.  Act fast if you are interested in a working spot by emailing fmp1@comcast.net.  Unlimited audit spots also available.  See Premium below for complete details.

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August 2 – 4, 2019

Water Workshop – 3 Day Workshop

Hosted by Keystone Retriever Club at Rebel Ridge Farms in Elkton, Maryland

Water training is one of the toughest challenges faced by competitors in the field. It’s not just the training challenges presented when you transition your dog from land drills and marks to water drills and marks, but also the challenges you face in finding “good” water on which to train.

The Water Workshop is designed for dogs and handlers of all skill levels.  You and your dog will learn different concepts in marking and blind work on the water.  Mitch will work with each dog/handler team to help develop with dog’s confidence and skills in the water.

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August 31 – September 1, 2019

Progressing Your Dog – 2 Day Workshop

Hosted by the Kansas City Golden Retriever Club at The Retriever Academy, Miami, OK

This workshop is designed to help handlers succeed in progressing their dog to the next training level.  The focus of this workshop will be in analyzing each individual dog’s performance, determining it’s weaknesses and developing a plan to move the dog forward in its training.  Participants will work on problem solving skills, drills and set ups tailored to each dog’s needs.  Mitch will instruct each handler on how to identify their dog’s areas of weakness and will coach them on developing a plan to address these areas.  See Premium for full details and registration information.

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September 7 – 8, 2019

Progressing Your Dog – 2 Day Workshop

Hosted by the Dardenne Retriever Club at August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area, St. Charles, MO

This workshop is designed to help handlers succeed in progressing their dog to the next training level.  The focus of this workshop will be in analyzing each individual dog’s performance, determining it’s weaknesses and developing a plan to move the dog forward in its training.  Participants will work on problem solving skills, drills and set ups tailored to each dog’s needs.  Mitch will instruct each handler on how to identify their dog’s areas of weakness and will coach them on developing a plan to address these areas.  See Premium for full details and registration information.

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September 13 – 15, 2019

The Blind Workshop – 3 Day Workshop

At Jaker’s Acres, The Swetlic Property, Mount Vernon, OH

By popular demand we are offering a second 3 Day Blind Workshop.  The July workshop in one day so do not hesitate if you want a working spot.  The Fall Blind Workshop will be at Jim and Beckie Swetlic’s property in Mount Vernon, OH.  

This seminar is perfect for anyone who: wants to run better blinds with their dog; wants to learn how to design blinds; wishes to learn how factors affect blinds; desires to understand how elements influence dogs; needs to train for advanced AKC/UKC tests; enjoys field training on a regular basis.

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October 5 – 6, 2019

(with Private Lessons on October 4, 2019)

Beginner to Advanced – 2 Day Workshop

Hosted by the Capital Region Flat-Retriever Club at Rover’s Content, Cheltenham/Brandywine, MD

Do you have a young dog or a new puppy you want to start in the field?  Are you currently working a dog through the basics?  Have you been at it for while, but need help diagnosing possible holes in your foundation?  Would you like help improving your basic training skills?  Have you passed a few Junior tests and want to make the jump to Senior?  Are you looking for drills for your Senior dog to insure success and set you up to move on to Master? Or are you running Master and want to challenge yourself and learn new skills?  If any of these apply to you, then this workshop is a must attend for you and your dog.  See Premium for full details and registration information.

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