Beyond Dog Daycare – February 5-9, 2018


Immerse yourself in canine enrichment with Doglando's fantastic staff and dogs, and take a journey into the future of dog daycare.



Beyond Dog Daycare:
Enrich Dogs, Educate Clients, Enjoy Your Work

February 5-9, 2018

Immerse yourself in canine enrichment with the University of Doglando, and take a journey into the exciting future of dog daycare! This transformative seminar is for dog daycare owners, dog trainers and kennel and shelter staff. Whether you are new to the industry, or an experienced veteran in the field, Beyond Dog Daycare will teach you how to go beyond the traditional “warehousing” of dogs, and discover how to create bold environmental choices for dogs, filled with enrichment, growth opportunities, and play.
Learn how to offer enriching environments and activities that build confidence, strength, and self-reliance in your dogs, providing a powerful background of new and challenging experiences from which they can draw when encountering real-world challenges.
Doglando’s unique approach to training, socialization, and dog daycare gives dogs plenty of space, access to the outdoors, and the freedom to partake in a variety of novel activities, including opportunities to learn and demonstrate behaviors which contribute to making them great companions both on and off leash in their daily lives.
This seminar is limited to just 10 participants, for an intimate learning experience at the University of Doglando campus in Orlando, Florida. Ready to transform your facility? Register today!

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Enjoy five full days of enriching experience, including:
  • 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.



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!

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