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Free Lecture on August 10th: Dogs and Children

Leah Twitchell

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Free Lecture on August 10th: Dogs and Children

Dogs and children are sometimes a tricky mix! Let's talk about how to manage the situation and help keep everybody safe. There are many things we can do to help our children understand how to give dogs the space they need, the correct way to pet a dog, and how to have the most fun possible with their own dog.    Please find us at Loyal Companion in Portland on August 10th at 1pm for this free lecture. RSVP on Facebook for updates: Canine Body Language Explained Where: Loyal Companion, 91 Auburn Street, Portland When: August 10th at 1 pm Who: Leah Twitchell of Canine Movement Lab What: Free lecture...


K9 Adventure on July 27th: Mt. Agamenticus Group Hike

K9 Adventure on July 27th: Mt. Agamenticus Group Hike

We have partnered up with Karinne Couture of Pawsitive Fitness to offer this group hike and K9 Adventure. We will meet at the parking area and trail head of Mt. Agamenticus by 8:30 am, please arrive a few minutes early so we can start on time. This will be great fun for all! Karinne can lead us humans through some fitness exercises, and the dogs will enjoy being in nature and hiking with their people. Leah Shamos Twitchell will be supporting those who would like training/handling help with their dogs. This is a great opportunity to bond with your dog...


Free Lecture on April 20th: Rescue Dog Rehab

Leah Twitchell

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Free Lecture on April 20th: Rescue Dog Rehab
A lot of people are rescuing dogs today and with good reason! Giving a dog a second chance is a wonderful and fulfilling mission. It can also come with many challenges. In this talk, we focus on how to integrate your new dog into the home, and what kind of obedience or behavioral work they might need to come into harmony with your household.

Free Lecture on April 6th: How to Achieve Natural Obedience

Leah Twitchell

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Free Lecture on April 6th: How to Achieve Natural Obedience
During this free lecture we will discuss how to tap into your dog's natural drives in order to train him in a connected and holistic manner. Whether your dog has tons of prey-drive or play-drive, we want to capture the natural flow of their energy in order to train him in a way that is positive and fun.