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Diabetic Alert Dog Training

courses


 with Veronica Zimmerman






short description:
Diabetic Alert Dog Training Hypoglicemia (you must show proof of CGC)
 
long description:
Learn how to train your dog how to alert you to insulin reactions before you lose the ability to focus.
Learn how to collect, store, and use the scent needed to train a Diabetic Alert for hypoglycemia.

 
level of difficulty:
intermediate
 
minimum class size:
5
 
availability:
n.a.
 
fee comments:
This is class consists of 20 sessions meeting twice a week. You must be able to commit to at least 30 minutes of daily training.
 
 session structure




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Training Methods, Timing, and Exercises

live session

You will learn how to use a marking signal the right way in order to train your dog.
You will be practice your timing and pay attention to the use of your body. (unaware body movements your dog does see).
You will be provided with a list of items you w


1h 30m



Public Access and your rights

discussion group

What are your responibilities as a service dog owner, what are your rights, and what are the rights of others.


1h 0m



Right on Target and Free Shaping

live session

You will decide what the low glucose alert signal will be.
You will learn the begining steps of how to train the dog to do the alert signal, put it on cue, and generalize it.
You will learn how to get behaviors from your dog without even having to speak


1h 0m



Let's use those noses & low glucose

live session

Dogs already know how to use their noses but in this class you will learn how to put sniffing on cue to use in the training.
You will also begin to introduce your dog to the low glucose scent.


1h 0m



Fun Games for Your Dog's Nose

live session

Learn how to use items you have around the house to help your dog love the scent game


1h 0m



Review and Trouble Shooting

review session

n.a.


1h 0m



Generalizing no to low distractions

live session

Dogs do not generalize behavior well. This means that your dog must learn how to do what they just learned in different situations. This class will teach you how.


1h 0m



Nose distractions

live session

adding low nose distractions


1h 0m



Review and Trouble Shooting

review session

n.a.


1h 0m



Generalizing medium distractions

live session

n.a.


1h 0m



Generalizing medium to high distractions

live session

The learned behavior is trained with medium to high distractions.


1h 0m



Review and Trouble Shooting

review session

n.a.


1h 0m



Linking two of the chain links

live session

Puting behaviors your dog has learned together


1h 0m



Diabetes and Invisable Disabilities

discussion group

Group discussion on public access, taking the dog to school, work, and more.


1h 0m



Adding the glucose monitor & duration

live session

Adding the last part of the chain


1h 0m



Generalizing the complete chain

live session

Generalizing all learned behaviors in low, medium, and high distractions.


1h 0m



Don't Ignore the Dog

live session

Training persistance without extinction of the behavior.


1h 0m



Generalizing the Dog's Persistance

live session

Generalizing the persistant behavior.


1h 0m



Reveiw and Trouble Shooting

review session

n.a.


1h 0m



Testing the Alert Test

take a test

Self Paced test, you will be required to go to different places with different distractions and test the alerts. Once done we will conduct a live test.


1h 0m



The Final Step

take a test

A live test will be done. The dog will need to pass all parts of the test with at least 90% success in order to receive a Diabetic Alert Training Certificate and a Diabetic Alert Photo ID


1h 0m




total duration: 21h 30m over 21 session(s)
comments: you will be meeting twice a week
 

references in library: 2
 

discussion forums: 2
 

downloadable materials in library: 3









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    start: (GMT) 11 June 2012 16:30 internet time: @729 | view full details |
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    languages: English
    duration: 21h 30m over 21 session(s)
    fee: 800US$  (8000lp)
    payment: at booking
    delivery method: live online

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    United States


    Veronica Zimmerman



    description of :
    I teach people to train their dogs for a variety of things such as Diabetic Alert Dog Training, Hearing Ear Training, Mobility, and other common disabilities. I also teach basic obedience to prepare for passing the Canine Good Citizen test.
     
    Teacher's qualifications:
    5 years of experience training pet and service dogs. This includes behavior modification, basic and advanced obedience, service tasks, and testing for service dog public access through V's Cloud 9 K-9 LLC.
     
    's preferred teaching style:
    Learning is set in a relaxed, positive, and fun manner for owner and dog.
    I use positive reinforcement, classic conditioning, operant conditioning, counter conditioning, and systematic desensitization techniques to achieve training goals.
     



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