Beyond Dog Daycare:
Enrich Dogs, Educate Clients, Enjoy Your Work
February 5-9, 2018
- Putting the Dog into Daycare
- Your Dream Daycare: Low Stress and High Impact
- The Doglando Daily Flow
- Policies and Procedures that Flow and Work
- Marketing Your Enrichment Program – Educate Don’t Expect
- Business: Corporate Culture, Your Mission, Our Vision, and Your Position Statement
- Training New Hires to Succeed
- Interviewing Potential Human Clients
- Assessments: Pass, Fail, or a Learning Tool?
- The Traffic Light System of Categorizing Dogs (Red, Amber, and Green Card dogs)
- Assessing Incoming Dogs
- Integrating New Dogs
- Introducing Puppies
- Learning 101
- E is for Environment – The Influence of The Environment on Behavior
- 4 Divisions of Canine Well Being: Mental, Physical, Emotional, and Innate
- Adding Enrichment to Your Facility
- Practical Enrichment Ideas
- Individual Coaching for Your Facility
- Multi-dog Households – How to Make this Work
- The Use of Reinforcers in Daycare (Toys, Treats, and Praise)
- Forced Nap Times vs. Self Napping
- Crates or Cage Free?
- Play – What Does it Look Like, How Does it Take Form, Who Are the Players, When Are They (Not) Playing, Why is Play Crucial for Development?
- Doglando’s 7 Golden Rules to Facilitate Play (And Have No Doubt That it is Play)
Open your mind to a new world of dog enrichment! You will be able to watch our client dogs and staff in our working enrichment setting, and there will be live demonstrations and opportunities for hands-on experience.
BONUS SESSIONS: TBA
Seminar fee is $4,995. Nonrefundable 50% deposit due at registration; remaining fees due by February 1, 2018.
Signup deadline is January 15, 2018!
Seminar runs 7:30-4:00 pm all days except one observation day 9-5 (TBA). Dinner is on your own.
Beyond Dog Daycare includes snacks and drinks, one-on-one instruction from Doglando staff, seminar packet with course materials, a t-shirt, and a book of practical enrichment and socialization ideas suitable for daycare environments.
The nearest hotel is the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Orlando East, 12250 E Colonial Dr, Orlando, FL 32826, (407) 203-8585. (It’s right next door to Doglando!) Ask for the “Doglando seminar” group rate when you call, or book online here!