Next set of Classes Start Feb 7th & 8th February, 2018
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05
Jan
2018
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Bonnie's next set of classes start on February 7th & 8th, 2018.   The Beginner/Puppy classes are a fantastic opportunity to give your puppy or dog a great start with manners and obedience AND introduce them to the skills they can develop for working in the movie industry. An Advanced class is also being offered for [...]


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Stop, Look and Listen
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16
Apr
2017
Puzzled Pug Dog

Relationship advice for the human / dog bond Training is more than just teaching tricks it is developing a relationship with your dog. Building a relationship is a lot more difficult today, than ever before – even our relationship with our dogs. We are all guilty of being distracted by our smart phones, tablets, computers, [...]


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Next Set of Classes Start March. 10
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Feb
2016
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Bonnie's classes will give your puppy or dog a great start with manners and obedience AND introduce them to the skills they can develop for working in the movie industry. http://k9costarstraining.com/training/upcoming-classes  


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In Praise of Food
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17
Jan
2013
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I am still surprised, in today’s motivational dog training climate, when I run into someone who adamantly believes training with food is just wrong. 30 odd years ago, back in the day when most trainers were popping and jerking their way around the ring that attitude was fairly common, but now? When I asked why [...]


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Dog Training for Kids
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10
Jan
2013
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Bonnie is often asked if she allows kids in her classes (she does!) and the kids she has had come ended up being so amazing that  she decided to develop a training course especially for children. Bonnie's methods rely on  positive reinforcement. Her goal is teach children how to train a dog using effective methods [...]


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