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Kay Laurence of "Learning About Dogs" in the U.K. and Sue McGuire, a manager of a canine program at an animal shelter near San Francisco join forces to talk about the life we live with dogs. Kay Laurence brings with her more than 40 years of experience working and teaching dogs. Her unique and insightful perspective provides dog trainers and dog people a new way to learn about dogs. Sue McGuire provides the unique perspective of interacting with hundreds of dogs in shelters.

Kay Laurence - Learning About Dogs Sue McGuire

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 20 Ratings

Kay Laurence of "Learning About Dogs" in the U.K. and Sue McGuire, a manager of a canine program at an animal shelter near San Francisco join forces to talk about the life we live with dogs. Kay Laurence brings with her more than 40 years of experience working and teaching dogs. Her unique and insightful perspective provides dog trainers and dog people a new way to learn about dogs. Sue McGuire provides the unique perspective of interacting with hundreds of dogs in shelters.

    Can You Measure Learning?

    Can You Measure Learning?

    Kay Laurence of Learning About Dogs and Sue McGuire of Sue McGuire Teaches Dogs, join forces for the fourth season of the hugely successful, Learning About Dogs podcast.

    Season four features short, one subject podcast no longer than 10 minutes. Although try as we might, we are shooting for not much over five minutes. But one salient thought.

    In this episode, we ask, "Can you identify what learning is taking place?"

    Courses:
    Self-directed, online with unlimited lifetime access.

    Build the Learning
    As learning engineers we design access to rewards that shape the learning with guidance and suggestion. We cannot do the learning for our dogs, we can simply set up the situation that they learn from.

    Management or Training
    Find your pathway to suit your lifestyle of living with dogs. When you need management to temporarily support the learning, or choose training.
    Discover the power of passive learning and invest your energy to the active learning.

    Reward Skills Course
    Learn about the fascinating landscape of rewards and make them the centre of training and relationship.
    Explore the different and diverse ways we can deliver rewards to bring excitement or relaxation, curiosity or confidence.

    Sue McGuire offers a limited number of consultations and courses for small groups human/canine learners. Contact her through Sue McGuire Teaches Dogs.

    • 5 min
    What to Learn

    What to Learn

    Kay Laurence of Learning About Dogs and Sue McGuire of Sue McGuire Teaches Dogs join forces for the fourth season of the hugely successful, Learning About Dogs podcast.

    Season four features short, one subject podcast no longer than 10 minutes. Although try as we might, we are shooting for not much over five minutes. But one salient thought.

    In this episode, we ask, "What to learn, for both dog and person?"

    Courses:
    Self-directed, online with unlimited lifetime access.

    Build the Learning
    As learning engineers we design access to rewards that shape the learning with guidance and suggestion. We cannot do the learning for our dogs, we can simply set up the situation that they learn from.

    Management or Training
    Find your pathway to suit your lifestyle of living with dogs. When you need management to temporarily support the learning, or choose training.
    Discover the power of passive learning and invest your energy to the active learning.

    Reward Skills Course
    Learn about the fascinating landscape of rewards and make them the centre of training and relationship.
    Explore the different and diverse ways we can deliver rewards to bring excitement or relaxation, curiosity or confidence.

    Sue McGuire offers a limited number of consultations and courses for small groups humane/canine learners. Contact her through Sue McGuire Teaches Dogs. 

    • 6 min
    What is learning?

    What is learning?

    Learning.  Is it a construct? An idea?

    We cannot do the learning for the dogs, we can only set up situations where learning happens.

    Kay Laurence of Learning About Dogs and Sue McGuire of Sue McGuire Teaching Dogs, join forces for the fourth season of the hugely successful, Learning About Dogs podcast.

    Season four features short, one subject podcast no longer than 10 minutes. Although try as we might, we are shooting for not much over five minutes. But one salient thought.

    In this episode, we ask, "What is learning?"

    Courses:
    Self-directed, online with unlimited lifetime access.

    Build the Learning
    As learning engineers we design access to rewards that shape the learning with guidance and suggestion. We cannot do the learning for our dogs, we can simply set up the situation that they learn from.

    Management or Training
    Find your pathway to suit your lifestyle of living with dogs. When you need management to temporarily support the learning, or choose training.
    Discover the power of passive learning and invest your energy to the active learning.

    Reward Skills Course
    Learn about the fascinating landscape of rewards and make them the centre of training and relationship.
    Explore the different and diverse ways we can deliver rewards to bring excitement or relaxation, curiosity or confidence.

    Sue McGuire offers a limited number of consultations and courses for small groups human/canine learners. Contact her through Sue McGuire Teaching Dogs.

    • 12 min
    Dog Considers Their Name is White Noise?

    Dog Considers Their Name is White Noise?

    It's time to flip another concept on its head--the whole idea that the dog MUST pay attention when you say their name before you start training.

    Nagging? Or would you rather consider reward approach a better plan?

    Kay Laurence of Learning About Dogs and Sue McGuire of Sue McGuire Teaching Dogs, join forces for the fourth season of the hugely successful, Learning About Dogs podcast.

    Season four features short, one subject podcast no longer than 10 minutes. Although try as we might, we are shooting for not much over five minutes. But one salient thought.

    In this episode, we ask, "Why turn your dog's name into meaningless, white noise?"

    Courses:
    Self-directed, online with unlimited lifetime access.

    Build the Learning
    As learning engineers we design access to rewards that shape the learning with guidance and suggestion. We cannot do the learning for our dogs, we can simply set up the situation that they learn from.

    Management or Training
    Find your pathway to suit your lifestyle of living with dogs. When you need management to temporarily support the learning, or choose training.
    Discover the power of passive learning and invest your energy to the active learning.

    Reward Skills Course
    Learn about the fascinating landscape of rewards and make them the centre of training and relationship.
    Explore the different and diverse ways we can deliver rewards to bring excitement or relaxation, curiosity or confidence.

    Sue McGuire offers a limited number of consultations and courses for small groups human/canine learners. Contact her through Sue McGuire Teaching Dogs.

    • 5 min
    Proofing. A term that makes us crazy

    Proofing. A term that makes us crazy

    Kay Laurence of Learning About Dogs and Sue McGuire of Plays with Dogs, join forces for the fourth season of the hugely successful, Learning About Dogs podcast.

    Season four features short, one subject podcast no longer than 10 minutes. Although try as we might, we are shooting for not much over five minutes. But one salient thought.

    In this episode, we ask, "What is this obsession over the term-proofing?"

    Courses:
    Self-directed, online with unlimited lifetime access.

    Build the Learning
    As learning engineers we design access to rewards that shape the learning with guidance and suggestion. We cannot do the learning for our dogs, we can simply set up the situation that they learn from.

    Management or Training
    Find your pathway to suit your lifestyle of living with dogs. When you need management to temporarily support the learning, or choose training.
    Discover the power of passive learning and invest your energy to the active learning.

    Reward Skills Course
    Learn about the fascinating landscape of rewards and make them the centre of training and relationship.
    Explore the different and diverse ways we can deliver rewards to bring excitement or relaxation, curiosity or confidence.

    Sue McGuire offers a limited number of consultations and courses for small groups humane/canine learners. Contact her through Plays with Dogs.

    • 11 min
    Season 4 Premier! Same friends, new format and new ideas!

    Season 4 Premier! Same friends, new format and new ideas!

    The Learning About Dogs podcast is your main source for all these dogs, teaching dogs, understanding dogs, and living with dogs.Kay Laurence of Learning About Dogs and Sue McGuire of Sue McGuire Teaching Dogs, join together to continue the promotion of...

    • 6 min

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