How to Reach a Positive and Happy Relationship With Your Dog

Purpose: This course will serve as an introduction to C.W. Meisterfeld’s philosophy of dog training. C.W. Meisterfeld was using and writing about positive reinforcement for dog training in the early 50’s. After taking this course the student will be able to apply Meisterfeld’s basic principles of mutual trust & respect.  Rehabilitating aggressive dogs is a focus of this course.

Whether you have a new puppy, a “problem dog”, an aggressive dog, or just want to act properly around dogs, you should take this dog training course. It could save your dog’s life and, at least equally important, save you, innocent children and friends from the horrors of dog bites and from the nightmare of having to put your dog to sleep. The good news is that it will teach you how to reach a positive, mutually satisfactory, happy relationship with your dog without using negative methods in his training, such as intimidation, force, punishment, and pain. Even more amazing it will enable you to do this because you abstain from these negative methods.

C.W.’s methods are based on over 55 years of experience in the uniformly successful training of dogs of all breeds and ages. Even more important, in over 45 years of Specializing in rehabilitation of aggressive dogs, biting dogs, problem dogs, many dogs were saved from death by these methods and returned to their happy owners as safe and well-mannered pets.

Format: This course is approximately 2-3 hours in length. It is a piece of dog training history that has withstood the test of time: 60 plus years! Format is of 1.  a powerpoint with interviews and recordings from the late C.W. Meisterfeld moderated by Rhonda Camfeld, the legal recipient of his intellectual property, friend and lifelong student of “William.” Rhonda rehabilitates aggressive Bull Terriers…not a task for everyone…using the methods she learned from Dr. Meisterfeld. 2. You will also see several video demonstrations as though you were at his seminar. 3. You will also be given detailed knowledge, skills and step by step instruction in his method. Meisterfeld was truly one of the pioneers of non-aversive training with dogs. Read about him by clicking HERE. This is dog training history that works and can be used by anyone.

Prerequisites: None

Jellybean: Dr Jekyll and Mr HydeRequired Reading: Jellybean Versus Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by C.W. Meisterfeld – This book must be read in its entirety before the class is started.

Supplementary Reading: “The Higher Leash” by Rhonda Camfield

What you can expect to learn in this course:

  • Introduction to C.W. Meisterfeld & his credentials
  • The difference between the dog mind & the human mind
  • Introduction to Dr. Pecci
  • Self awareness & inner work exercises
  • How anger affects the training process
  • The altruistic nature of dogs
  • The will to power & the will to serve
  • Early puppy training
  • Memory Relationship Response
  • Conditioning & memory
  • William’s Way video
  • Nature’s time cycles
  • Boundaries
  • Jellybean video
  • Safely transforming an aggressive dog

Instructor: Rhonda Camfield

See Information about CW Meisterfeld by clicking HERE

Course Length: One 2-3 hour OnDemand class

Course Fee:

For Credit OnDemand: $55.00

Student Information:

Access to this course will expire in 3 months. Therefore, you have 3 months to complete this course from the date of registration.

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You must also read and agree to the E-Training for Dogs, Inc. Standard Terms and Conditions prior to taking a course: Click HERE to read these. You will be asked when you register if you have read them and will not be allowed to take the course if you do not agree to the terms.