Sarah Owings Bio
Sarah Owings is a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner. She specializes in the practical application of behavioral principles to help transform the lives of fearful, shut down, and over-the-top dogs. As the owner of Bridges Dog Training, an international speaker, and regular contributor to online training forums, she is known for her innovative approaches to tough behavior problems and her compassionate and insightful teaching. She has written for Clean Run Magazine on topics such as stimulus control, release cues, and toy-related cues, and serves as faculty at ClickerExpo, an instructor for Karen Pryor Academy, and an advisor to the Glendale Humane Society in Los Angeles. She is also an avid nose work competitor, currently competing at the Elite level with her dog, Tucker. She recently moved from Los Angeles to San Rafael, CA with her two dogs, two geriatric rabbits, and her husband Fred.
About the class:
The amazing Sarah Owings joined us earlier this year to talk about celebrating approximations (what this means and how it can help you with your training), share about her training rubric (see link below) and put it all into action with Ryan doing some live training with Fibi-dog & working on the start of an open mouth behaviour. Sarah Owings and live attendees then provided live feedback to Ryan using Sarah’s Rubric (some suggesting this was the best ATA web-class experience EVER).
In this class we are going to flip the Roles and Sarah will be offering a live demonstration sharing how she uses her own Rubric when training her dog Tucker! We will intentionally also be talking about ‘Paralysis of Analysis, trainer frustration and more!
Get ready – because this is going to be AWESOME!
- CLICK HERE to watch part one of Celebrate Approximations.
- CLICK HERE to watch Sarah Owings Training Rubric (use this to plan & review your own training).
NOTE: Original credit to the term “Celebrate approximations” goes to the amazing – one and only – Susan Friedman
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