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what sort of exercises are used and what are they for?
Through proprioception training we teach our dogs to be aware of their bodies, to develop good motor skills, balance, strength and flexibility.
Dogs that are self-aware and have good motor skills are more self-confident. Through teaching proprioception exercises we can help less confident or anxious dogs become more confident.
Proprioception is not only for dogs in sports but is a basic need for any dog and exercises can reduce the risk of injuries and increase fitness.
Sam received her MSc in Ethology in
1998, specialising in dog behaviour and training. In 2006 she founded Paws4Fun. From 2010-12 Sam was a mentor for Learning About Dogs online learning environment.
she developed proprioception training in The Netherlands running puppy, adolescent and
senior workshops and courses. In 2013 Sam started a proprioception training instructors’ course and
also formed the Clicker Training Academy, an online learning environment.
Sam gives lectures and workshops for professionals
in the pet and sport dog industry in several countries. She has authored several articles on dog behaviour and clicker training for the Dutch website doggo.nl, and in June
2016 was a guest speaker at the IMDT (Institute for Modern Dog Trainers) conference. She is also the co-author of two books on proprioception.