Field Sports for Family Dogs

CPDT-KA CEUs:  1.5
IAABC CEUs:  1.5
KPA CEUs: 1.5

Do you love the sporting breeds? Do you wish your clients would go out and have fun with their dogs? Are you looking for a new market niche?  Then “Field Sports for Family Dogs” is for you! In this webinar Jim Barry, co-author of “Positive Gun Dogs: Clicker Training for Sporting Breeds,” will show you how to run a group class using positive methods to train sporting breeds for the job they were born to do.  And – more good news – you don’t even have to use birds!  Training sporting breeds with positive methods is an area of dog training that is desperately in need of professional trainers; owners are clamoring for it, but most sporting dog trainers are still using traditional methods.  Don’t miss this opportunity to add a fun and exciting new source of revenue to your existing repertoire.



Jim Barry

Jim Barry, CPDT, CDBC, is the principal training instructor for Reston Dog Training, LLC, in Northern Virginia.  He is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant under the auspices of the  International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC).  Jim also has the designation of Certified Professional Dog Trainer (Knowledge Assessed) from the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers, an independent body that administers qualifying examinations for trainers.  He is also a professional member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT).  Jim takes a leading role in the dog training profession.  He he has been editor of  the ethics column for the APDT newsletter and manager of the tutorial case study program for members of IAABC.  Jim serves on APDT’s Education Committee and on IAABC’s Ethics Committee. He is author of The Ethical Dog Trainer (Dogwise, 2008) and co-author of Positive Gun Dogs: Clicker Training for Sporting Breeds (Sunshine Books, 2007).  He is one of only  two trainers in the United States authorized to give awards for field tests sponsored by the UK Gundog Club. Jim also gives seminars on professional ethics for trainers. Prior to opening Reston Dog Training, Jim conducted training and behavior programs for thousands of family dogs in Southern New England through his company R. I. Dog Guy, LLC. He was named Volunteer of the Month at the Potter League for Animals, Rhode Island’s premier animal shelter, in November, 2004.  Jim is a former federal government executive and university professor. In addition to his dog training activities, Jim is a senior fellow at the Center for International Development and Conflict Management of the University of Maryland, where he conducts research on international issues and teaches programs in negotiation and crisis leadership.


Refund Policy: The course fee will be refunded, in its entirety, so long as the enrollee requests a refund in writing no later than the 14th day after the course is purchased. Alternatively, the enrollee may request an exchange or credit toward a different course, instead of a refund.