There are many dogs who have a low frustration threshold, which means they may quit on a search or otherwise disengage when a puzzle is too challenging for them.
In this webinar, we will discuss why this happens, what it looks like within the context of Scent Work and outline some training solutions for teams to try.
This webinar has been approved for 2 NACSW CEUs.
Dealing with Frustration Threshold Issues in Scent Work Webinar
Solving odor puzzles in Scent Work searches can be rather challenging and there are lots of dogs who will tap out once they meet their frustration threshold. In this webinar, we will outline some ways to help these dogs realize they can stick with the puzzle, even when it is hard.
SHOULD YOU TAKE THIS WEBINAR?
Are you struggling with your dog giving up in searches or self-rewarding some of other way? Find out some of the reasons this may happen, what it can look like and learn approaches and exercises you can try to help your dog better cope with "MY HEAD HURTS!" moments.
Are you planning to trial or trialing right now? Trials are extremely challenging and taxing on dogs regardless of the level you are competing in! Building the dog's ability to face these challenges and rise to occasion without falling apart is crucially important!
Are you an instructor? If likely have witnessed several of your canine clients, especially younger adolescent dogs, who fit the description of having frustration threshold issues. Learn how to identify these dogs and some training exercises to help these dogs develop the skills they need to better cope.
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