Petra Ford is coming to PDTA! Two Days, Two Subjects, One Location!

Papillonia Dog Training Academy Proudly Presents Petra Ford

Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6, 2017

Two Days, Two Subjects @ One Location

Petra Ford, co-owner of Aqua Dog Rehabilitation, graduated from UMDNJ School of Health Related Professions over 20 years ago with a degree in physical therapy. She attended the Canine Rehabilitation Institute in 2007 and is a certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist. Petra built a systematic approach to dog training based on techniques used in the world of elite human athletes. She has trained/trialed her Labrador Retrievers in obedience, agility, field and nosework. Her black Labrador Retriever, Tyler, has the distinction of being the 2008 and 2009 National Obedience Champion and First Runner-Up in 2010. In 2012, Petra and Tyler became the first American team to win the Obedience World Cup at Crufts (placed 2nd in 2010). Petra’s dogs have earned field titles (MH, QAA). She has written for Clean Run, Whole Dog Journal and Front & Finish. Currently she is competing at the Master’s Level in agility with Zaidan and Zeal has earned his OTCH. Petra:


Saturday, August 5 – Create a Powerful Mind for Peak Performance – Practical strategies to implement immediately and create a difference in 5-10 minutes a day.

Sunday, August 6 – Getting the Same Dog in the ring as in Training

We all know the feeling. Our dog is brilliant in training, wonderful at a match. Warms-up beautifully and then, as soon as we enter the ring, we have a completely different dog! Learn Petra’s formula for overcoming this problem.

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