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Learn How to Train Your Dog to do a Handstand with Louise Stapleton-Frappell

  • Thursday, August 06, 2015
  • 2:00 PM (EDT)
  • Thursday, August 06, 2020
  • 3:00 PM (EDT)
  • Recorded Webinar


  • A discount for Doggone safe members
  • Member registration
  • Registration for the public


Presented by Louise Stapleton-Frappell



Join Louise Stapleton-Frappell B.A. Hons, PCT-A, CTDI, CAP3, DN-FSG1 to learn how to teach a dog to do a handstand.
This is an advanced level trick but the webinar should also appeal to trainers with novice/intermediate skills, wishing to learn more about how to teach their dog new behaviors. The webinar will give a step by step explanation of the teaching process as well as video demonstrations.

Webinar Objectives

  • How to teach a handstand.
  • How to teach "Go Back".
  • How the reinforcement protocol affects the behavior being taught.
  • How to "step into" the "learning cycle".
  • How to make use of props.
  • How to add in a cue.
  • How to train in sets.
  • How and when to introduce new criteria.
  • How to set your learner up for success.

About The Presenter


Louise Stapleton-Frappell B.A.Hons. PCT-A, CTDI. CAP3. DN-FSG1 Louise holds a Force-free Instructor Certification from ITDH. Louise has attended a Super Trainer Clicker Trainer Course with Kay Laurence and performed as a Dog Trick Instructor at In The Doghouse DTC. 

Louise is a passionate advocate of Force-free Training, promoting a positive image of the "Bully" Breeds and advocating against Breed Specific Legislation. Proud "Mum" to Jambo - Staffy Bull Terrier Trick Dog: The first Staffordshire Bull Terrier to achieve the Title of Trick Dog Champion with Do More With Your Dog. Louise blogs for the PPG and is a regularly contributer to Barks from the Guild. 

Louise has had articles published in No More Lies Magazine. Louise also writes force-free training articles for a UK company.  Louise has her own YouTube Channel where she shares "How to teach" videos and fun trick videos. Jambo has been aired on "Talent Hounds" t.v. in Canada. Jambo was also featured as a Victoria Stilwell "Positively Success Story". Louise keeps up to date with her education and has just completed an online course with Edinburgh University on Animal Behaviour and Welfare". She is the co-presenter of PPG World Services Radio and on the Steering Committee of PPGBI.

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