Calendar of Events

Please check this calendar regularly for updates and changes of classes, seminars, or workshops in your area.

Events in 2017

 

Events in 2017 are still pending.  Please check back regularly for more detailed or updated information.

PuppyWorks Seminar Outline 2017
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August 12-13

Advanced Training Topics

     Madison, WI area

     Madison, WI

     www.puppyworks.com      

Ken's topics will include: Reinforcement Strategies; Complex Tools; Social Animals - Working with Groups; Aggression Reduction Strategies; Case Study: Teaching Aggressive Dogs to Live Together.

 

September 11-15

Training for Professionals: Across Species

     The Ranch: KPCT National Training Center

     Seattle/Tacoma Area

     Graham, WA

     www.theranch.clickertraining.com

A one-week hands-on course that combines classroom learning with the opportunity to train ranch animals with guidance and feedback from Ken and the ranch staff. This is a comprehensive course that teaches students key principles needed to work with animals in a professional enviornment. It is designed for professionals of all species and is a one-week version of the graduate course Ken taught for 20 years for Western Illinois University and for 15 years at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium.

 

September 18-22

The Ranch Experience

     The Ranch: KPCT National Training Center

     Seattle/Tacoma Area

     Graham, WA

     www.theranch.clickertraining.com

This one-week course is unique in that it gives participants the chance to work on the ranch for one week and be assigned one of the ranch residents (mini-donkeys and goats) as their training partner for the week. This course focuses on skill development with only a few hours of lecture and a greater focus on hands on learning and observation. The course is tailored to each student's skill level and interest as the student may choose from five themed areas of focus and course work will be aimed at each students current skill level.

  

October 1-6

International Marine Animal Trainers Association Conference

     Riviera Maya, Mexico

     www.imata.org

The annual IMATA conference is an excellent place to meet trainers and talk training.  Ken's involvement iincludes two preconference seminars on Sunday, October 1.

 

October 23-27

Training for Professionals: Across Species

     The Ranch: KPCT National Training Center

     Seattle/Tacoma Area

     Graham, WA

     www.theranch.clickertraining.com

A one-week hands-on course that combines classroom learning with the opportunity to train ranch animals with guidance and feedback from Ken and the ranch staff. This is a comprehensive course that teaches students key principles needed to work with animals in a professional enviornment. It is designed for professionals of all species and is a one-week version of the graduate course Ken taught for 20 years for Western Illinois University and for 15 years at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium.

 

October 28-29

Handling Problem Behavior and Mistakes: Humans & Animlas

     The Ranch: KPCT National Training Center

     Seattle/Tacoma Area

     Graham, WA

     www.theranch.clickertraining.com

This weekend seminar looks at how to deal with mistakes in a positive way and it explores the topic from both the human and animal perspective.

 

November 3-5

Clicker Expo Europe

     Billund, Denmark

     www.clickerexpo.com

Expo is always an exciting event and this will be our 4th time in Europe - returning for a 2nd time to Billund, Denmark.  We will have an exciting new schedule planned. Please check out the ClickerExpo website by clicking on the link above for more info on topics and faculty for 2017.

 

November 18-19

A Weekend with Ken Ramirez

     Hangtown Kennel Club

     Placerville, CA

Topics TBA.

 

December 4-5

Training for Professionals: Across Species

     The Ranch: KPCT National Training Center

     Seattle/Tacoma Area

     Graham, WA

     www.theranch.clickertraining.com

A one-week hands-on course that combines classroom learning with the opportunity to train ranch animals with guidance and feedback from Ken and the ranch staff. This is a comprehensive course that teaches students key principles needed to work with animals in a professional enviornment. It is designed for professionals of all species and is a one-week version of the graduate course Ken taught for 20 years for Western Illinois University and for 15 years at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium.

 

December 11-15

Dive Deep: An Advanced Training Course

     The Ranch: KPCT National Training Center

     Seattle/Tacoma Area

     Graham, WA

     www.theranch.clickertraining.com

A one-week specialized course focused on key topics and skills that are not dicussed in most baisc training courses. It was developed as a follow-up to the popular Training for Professionals course that Ken has taught for more than 20 years.  It combines lecture with hands on experience at the ranch.

Events in 2018

 

Events in 2018 are still pending. Please check back regularly for more detailed and updated information.

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