Control Unleashed Online Course
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Leslie McDevitt's Control Unleashed® program is designed to help dogs with "problems" learn to relax, focus and work reliably in situations that the dog initially finds either too stimulating or too stressful.
CU is primarily a behavioral oriented method and way of thinking/training. It`s underlying principles are based on the behavior modification techniques of desensitization and counter conditioning. Although a CU class is not a performance class, it will help your dog perform more confidently and efficiently in any sporting venue.
CU will help your dog learn to cope with such environmental stressors as unfamiliar people and surroundings, fast moving dogs on an agility course, kids on bicycles or the dog down the street. It teaches worried and distracted dogs to build confidence, focus and calmness in any environment. It offers a model of "conversational" training that teaches our dogs how to make good behavioral choices.
Who is Control Unleashed for?
Dogs that are uncomfortable or unable to work around other dogs or people.
Dogs that become easily distracted and have difficulty concentrating.
Dogs that are reactive.
Dogs that are anxious or stressed and disconnect from the outside world in, for them, difficult situations
Dogs that fail to control their impulses when they become eager.
At the same time, Control Unleashed is an excellent tool that can help puppies / young dogs to be prepared to manage the training against being a competition dog or a working dog, as well as help the puppy / young dog in socialization and environmental training.
So - Control Unleashed is simply a good tool for most dogs
Nina Haaland is a Certified Control Unleashed Instructor. She was in the first group of certified instructors in 2018.
She is also a Certified Dog Behaviorist and a Certified Fear Free trainer.
She owns and runs a dog training school called Hund i Fokus.
She mainly offers behavior consultations and private lessons, as well as some classes. In the summer of 2020 she also launched the Hund i Fokus members portal; offering webinars, online courses and more.
In this course Nina will be guiding you through CU exercises, by text and video tutorials.
You take the course at your own pace and train when it suits you.
At the end of the course you may get a course certificate if you have answered at least 10 of the assignments during the course.
If you want access to more courses, webinars, articles and more, a Membership might be better for you. It includes this course. For Information