Understanding Your Dog's Drives 

The 3 Instinctual Drives for Survival

In this course, Brian will explain the 3 Core Drives. 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.

Next Workshops:

July 15-17, 2022

Lafayette, CO

Sept 9-11, 2022

Oakley, UT


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

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