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Petra Ford Academy

www.aquadogrehab.com

Fun and Fabulous Fronts and Finishes - Auditor

This course will help you teach fronts and finishes that are accurate, flashy and fun. This courses teaches hind end awareness, core strengthening and how to break the skills into small pieces that are easy for dogs to understand. This results in a confident dog that thinks "front" and "finish" are just fun tricks!

Fun and Fabulous Fronts and Finishes - Working

This course will help you teach fronts and finishes that are accurate, flashy and fun. This courses teaches hind end awareness, core strengthening and how to break the skills into small pieces that are easy for dogs to understand. This results in a confident dog that thinks "front" and "finish" are just fun tricks!

Training to Trial - A Successful Transition - Auditor

How do I get the same performance at a trial that I get in training? That is one of the most common challenges in the sport of competitive obedience. It is something everyone struggles with, from the novice A competitor to the OTCH teams. My dog ONLY does that in the ring.... How often have we said and heard that? The truth is, you CAN get the same dog in training and in the ring! This course will show you how.

Training to Trial - A Successful Transition - Working

How do I get the same performance at a trial that I get in training? That is one of the most common challenges in the sport of competitive obedience. It is something everyone struggles with, from the novice A competitor to the OTCH teams. My dog ONLY does that in the ring.... How often have we said and heard that? The truth is, you CAN get the same dog in training and in the ring! This course will show you how.

Puppy Power - Auditor

Puppy Power - Working

Awesome Obedience! - Auditor

Awesome Obedience! - Working

Canine Conditioning Course Part 2- Auditor

Canine Conditioning Course Part 1 - Auditor

Canine Conditioning Course Part 2 - Working

Canine Conditioning Course Part 1- Working

More About Petra Ford Academy

Petra graduated from Rutgers School of Health Related Professions 17 years ago with a degree in physical therapy and has experience working with an extremely varied caseload including pediatric through geriatric clients with a vast range of diagnoses.  Her areas of expertise included in-patient rehabilitation, orthopedics and neurology.  Petra attended the Canine Rehabilitation Institute in 2007 and is a certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist.  Petra raced bicycles at the professional level and participated in international events.  She is now an avid runner, competing in half marathons and she practices yoga.  Petra trains and trials her Labrador Retrievers in obedience, agility and field.  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 (they placed second in 2010).  Petra’s dogs have earned field titles (MH, QAA).  Currently she is competing at the Master’s Level in agility with Zaidan and working towards qualifying for Nationals with her Obedience Trial Champion Zeal.  Zayna, her newest addition, is training for obedience and agility.  Currently, she is the demo dog for the Puppy Power online course.  Petra has written several articles on canine conditioning, canine injury prevention, competing with your dog and more.  She has been published in a number of magazines including Clean Run, Front and Finish, and Whole Dog Journal.