MOTIVATIONAL DOG OBEDIENCE
WITH FRANK CAMPBELL
Coming in MAY 2015 -
May 9 & 10
May 16 & 17
THIS SEMINAR WILL BE OFFERED TWO WEEKENDS IN A ROW. THE CONTENT WILL BE THE SAME ON BOTH WEEKENDS. WE ARE OFFERING TWO SUCCESSIVE WEEKENDS TO GIVE MORE PEOPLE THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE A TRULY PHENOMENAL TRAINING EXPERIENCE.
Cost: $200 for each weekend, $300 if you register for both weekends, and $150 per weekend to attend without a dog as an observer. There is a $50 fee for each additional dog if you plan to work more than one dog in a weekend.
IF YOU DON'T HAVE OBEDIENCE, YOU HAVE NOTHING
THIS CLASS IS OPEN TO CIVILIANS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT.
This two day, hands-on seminar (Bring your dog) gives the experienced or novice dog owner/handler the skills to improve the relationship with their furry-friend/partner. You will learn the skills you need to make your canine-relationship more enjoyable. Get your dog to behave like never before and be the rave of your friends after you apply the knowledge and skills you will learn.
With 30 years of dog handling experience, Frank will expose you to tried and true methods of training that will result in a more positive relationship and communication between you and your canine partner.
Some of what will be covered:
1. The POWER of food
2. The POWER of playing TUG
3. How ENGAGEMENT can be stronger than any distraction
4. How to make obedience FUN
5. The power of CLEAR communication
6. Marking behaviors
7. The "release" command
8. Animal aggression
9. Motivating your dog and YOURSELF
10. Conditioning WANTED behaviors, and MUCH, MUCH MORE!
GET TO KNOW FRANK
As a police dog handler, Frank competed nationwide with his canine partners with great success! Frank has won the USPCA region one trials on two occasions with two separate dogs. He received the Patrick Cahill award at the 1990 nationals for the top combined obedience/protection score. Frank finished second, third and seventh with three different dogs at the national level. Frank has shared his obedience methods at national conferences and workshops since 1989.
Frank has been working Police dogs since 1978 where he began as a dual purpose handler in the U.S. Army at Ft. Bragg, NC (118 MP co. Abn.). As a handler since 1984 with Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, Frank has served as an explosive dog, patrol dog, and narcotic dog handler, as well as a SWAT member and trainer for a 13 dog K9 unit. Frank spent 8 years in narcotics working with DEA interdiction task force with single purpose drug dogs. Retired in 2007, Frank worked as the K-9 trainer for the city of St. Petersburg’s 12 dog K-9 unit until November 2011.
Now working part time, Frank is lecturing and instructing at various conferences and seminars. He is also the worldwide canine manager for Alutiq LLC, a contractor for the Federal Government.
Frank has been involved in training local, national, and international seminars since 1988 in topics ranging from protection to detection and interdiction operations. His resume includes teaching at NNDDA national seminar, USPCA national training seminars, Idaho and Washington State Police K-9 Seminars as well as Law Dog and HITS. Frank has conducted seminars with Southerncoast K-9 and PSDK-9. Frank is known for his motivational “attention to detail” training lectures, and is a level 2 trainer, Florida instructor/evaluator and national detector dog judge. Present or past member of NAPWDA, USPCA, DVG, NNDA and NARA.
Acknowledged and published in magazine articles and books in K-9 training and interdiction operations, Frank also is the lead instructor and founder of the K-9 operations class at MCTFT which has conducted seminars nationwide since 1994. He also instructs the K9 Instructors Course at St. Petersburg College.