The Foundations of Competitive Working Dogs with Joanne Fleming - Obedience 1 - Basic Skills

The Foundations of Competitive Working Dogs with Joanne Fleming - Obedience 1 - Basic Skills

Well known as a coach and competitor, Joanne's students have achieved multiple high-in-trials, Regional and National wins as well as international placements including the 1997 and 1998 Vice World Working Dog Champion. Joanne's club member and student, Sue Nesbitt, has represented LV America 3 times with two different dogs. Club member Lisa Little will represent LV DVG America in 2013 with her Malinois Hailey.  Joanne has earned the opportunity to represent North America in International competition 7 times, in 2005 with two dogs, a Belgian Malinois and a German Shepherd Dog, receiving the highest placing of any North American in 2005. Having represented LV America at the DVG Bundessieger-Pr├╝fung from 2005-2007, Joanne also won the 2007 LV America Championships with her dog Enno, then went on to place 5th at the DVG BSP in Germany. Joanne has also found time to pick up high-in-trials in both AKC and CKC obedience competition along the way and her students have picked up multiple HIT's and HOT's. Her students are best known for their dogs' animated and very precise obedience and steady, confident tracking.

This title demonstrates inducive techniques to teach your dog or puppy to be a willing, active learner; to develop active, dynamic attention; to teach constructive play and drive containment; and to create eager performance of sit, down, heel, come-fore, and recall. Basic Skills Video 1 introduces drive containment, correction, and motivational training methods for puppies, adults and retrains as well as guidance on how to handle dogs of different body types and drive levels. This video is excellent for Schutzhund and Kennel Club Obedience.


Chapters include:

  • Introduction
  • Activity
  • Motivation
  • Containment
  • Willingness
  • Proactive Responses to Compulsion
  • Gymnastics
  • Stage One: Teaching Willingness, Activity and Play
  • Stage One: The Role of Food
  • Stage One: Teaching Activity
  • Stage One: Walks
  • Stage One: Teaching Constructive Play
  • Stage One: Introducing Containment
  • Stage Two: Teaching the First Obedience Skills
  • Stage Two: The Sit
  • Stage Two: The Down
  • Stage Two: The Come-Fore
  • Stage Two: The Beginnings of Heeling
  • Conclusion

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