Five teams joined us for the September Delta Workshop and they spent the entire day without their dogs learning how to be Pet Partner teams.
Why without their dogs?
Because the Handler skills are as, if not more, important than the animal to Delta.
The Workshop teaches the Handlers about signals, animal behavior, blocking and positioning, best practices for working with the public, health and hygiene standards and how to be a safe, joyful therapy team.
Next phase: Test Day – let’s wish them all great success and hopefully be able to welcome them to Love Dog Adventures!