SUISUN CITY — A local dog-training program with international reach is taking place this week in Fairfield.
The Michael Ellis School for Dog Trainers in nearing the end of a five-day course on motivation.
Michelle Polk and Lisa Weber, of British Columbia, Canada, are part of the current class. They train search-and-rescue dogs in Canada.
Polk said they came to the Fairfield session to learn from the best. She described Ellis as a world-renowned dog trainer.
The current course teaches advanced techniques for increasing a dog’s motivation and drive and covers such things as proper play techniques, using restraint to build drive and motivation, individual play styles and channeling a dog’s energy during development.
The Michael Ellis School for Dog Trainers is located at 499 Edison Court, Suite A2 in Fairfield. For more information, visit www.michaelellisschool.com.
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