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Understanding Your Dog's Drives

The 3 Instinctual Drives for Survival

In this course, Brian will explain the 3 Core Drives in dogs. You will be given opportunities to observe and assess various behaviors displayed by the registered dogs participating in the course. You will learn to identify and distinguish the 3 Core Drives, along with measures and resources to problem solve.

At the end of the course, you will be equipped to:

  • Understand the 3 Instinctual Drives needed for survival

  • Identify the strength of a dog's Drives

  • Move from the undesired to the desired Drive

  • Use Drive work for behavior modification

  • Incorporate Drives into your training, building better relationships with lasting results

Additional workshop details:

  • Working and audit spots are available

  • Workshop times each day: 9a-4:30p

  • Lunch: Provided; planned 1.5 hr for lunch each day

  • There will be a binder that we encourage you to read before coming. So if you have any questions when you arrive, we can discuss.

Cancellation/Refund Policy


Upon registration and payment for the Drives Workshop, the Cancellation/Refund policy is in effect.  The policy is as follows:


A full refund is available within 14 days, following the date of registration.


After 14 days (from the date of registration), there are three options available in the event you are unable to attend the Drives Workshop; those options are:


You may transfer your spot to another party.


You may transfer your enrollment to the next workshop.


You may apply your paid fee to a Mentor Program.

March 1-3rd 2024

Llano, CA

April 5-7th 2024

N. Dallas, TX

Sept 6-8th 2024

Oakley, UT


A discount on leashes and long lines will be available for workshop attendees.

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