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NEW 2017 DVDs Are Here!

The first 3 Clicker Training Tutorials in Michele’s new Trick Behavior Series are now available on DVD's.

Read the Review by Ken Ramírez!

“Bravo to Michele Pouliot for producing a new series of excellent trick training tutorials, "Clicker Training for Performance”. Each DVD in this multi-tutorial series focuses on one specific trick behavior (e.g. head in a prop, the monkey pose, the front feet paw stand). I love the detail Michele provides for each behavior, including potential pitfalls. In each video, she demonstrates the training with her own dogs as well as shows the training being done by clients and colleagues and wraps up showing many examples of the trick in performance. While this series was created with canine freestyle performance in mind, I think all trainers, no matter what type of training they do, would find value in seeing a behavior broken down into small steps and learning the benefits of strategic placement of reinforcement. I also found great value in seeing the same training plan being implemented with different dogs and by different trainers. I think these DVDs would be valuable additions to any trainers library.”
Ken Ramirez
Executive Vice President and Chief Training Officer of Karen Pryor Clicker Training

Price: $35.00 + S/H

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Step-by-step Training of "Duration Head in a Prop"

"I followed the steps in this tutorial and found the instruction to be clear, well illustrated, and insightful. I was amazed at how quickly Rose was able to grasp the goal behavior! This was an entertaining DVD, and proved reinforcing for me as the trainer due to how quickly I could see learning happen."
Paula Winsor, Championship Level Canine Freestyler

An enjoyable, step by step tutorial for clicker training dogs to place their head into a prop or equipment and remain there for duration. This is one behavior training topic amongst several in Michele Pouliot’s Trick Training Tutorial Series.

In addition to this tutorial showing how to train a “trick”, these same training steps can be used to train care behaviors, such as introducing the wearing of muzzles or headcollars to dogs. Full of enlightening instruction for clicker training via a behavior that does not require much space or activity from the dog. Excellent mental exercise for dogs recovering from injury, with physical limitations or senior dogs that benefit from training interaction.

Michele uses the training of “Duration Head In a Prop” as a means of demonstrating effective clicker training techniques including applying strategy in location of reward delivery.

Dogs will have fun learning the trick and trainers will enjoy the training task. Michele’s ability to offer valuable insights and nuances to techniques is substantial even to advanced trainers.

A step by step tutorial for clicker training dogs to place their head into a prop or equipment (e.g. headcollar, muzzle) and remain there for duration.



Price: $35.00 + S/H

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Step-by-step Training of "Paw Stand"

"The first time I saw Listo's paw stand in one of Michele's routines, I knew it was one that I wanted to train Ben to do! I was so lucky to have the chance to work with Michele in person! She helped me with each step, giving me confidence in knowing how to proceed in practice. With her guidance, we progressed quickly and it continues to be one of our favorite tricks!"
Jane Hirsch, Canine Freestyle Fanatic

A very detailed step-by-step DVD from Michele Pouliot's Trick Training Tutorial Series. This is a fun tutorial for clicker training the "Paw Stand" behavior, where dogs place their hind feet up against a prop or human while their front feet remain on the floor. This athletic and creative trick behavior can help develop hind foot awareness and improve balance. Excellent mental and physical stimulation for the clicker trained dog.

Michele uses the training of the "Paw Stand" as a means of demonstrating effective clicker training techniques, including the application of strategic reward delivery for fast learning. Dogs will have fun learning the trick and handlers will enjoy the training process. Michele's ability to offer valuable insights and nuances to training method is substantial, even for advanced trainers.


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Step-by-step Training of "Monkey Pose"

"Michele is a master shaper. In teaching the “Monkey “pose she breaks the goal behavior into small, manageable steps that are easy to train and fun for the dog and handler. The instructions, and videos are concise, easy to follow and show you exactly what to do and where to reward for success."
Cindy Mahrt
Canine Freestyle Club President for Dogs Gone Dancin’

A “detail full” step-by-step trick training DVD from Michele Pouliot’s Trick Training Tutorial Series. This is a truly enjoyable tutorial for clicker training the “Monkey” pose, where dogs place their paws on a raised prop or the handlers’ arms and duck their head underneath that prop. A creatively fun and entertaining trick pose. In addition to learning a cute “trick”, this behavior can improve a dog’s balance and provide a fun stretching exercise. A unique behavior to train that does not require much physical space. Excellent mental and physical stimulation for dogs that benefit from learning something new.

Michele uses the training of the “Monkey” pose as a means of instructing effective clicker training, including how to apply strategic reward delivery for fast learning. Dogs will have fun learning the trick and trainers will enjoy the training task. Michele offers valuable insights and nuances to clicker training skills, even to advanced trainers.


Save 14% by purchasing all three titles in this bundle

Price: $90.00 + S/H

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2015 DVD's

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Training & Platform DVD's

this set includes 3 DVD's and a CD-ROM
Run time is 5 hours 48 minutes

Price: $50.00 + S/H

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Step Up Your Training for Dog Sports

This is a full day seminar that will increase your dog’s precision and prepare for top performances in fun and positive ways. You will learn how to:

  • Use platforms to take clicker training a step further for training positions and behaviors
  • Prepare your dog to enjoy performing by establishing behavior chains
  • Effectively plan performance cues to help your dog perform in different venues

Michele uses lecture and PowerPoint presentation for training specifics, but spends a lot of time with the wo rking dog classes in the use of platforms in training and uses her own dogs to demonstrate techniques using a platform. In the live classes, Michele critiques training and gives helpful advice to the trainer’s in achieving their goals. Platform training is covered A-Z and teaches you how to obtain the positions and behaviors you desire.

"Michele Pouliot is one of my training heroes. She combines a ridiculous amount of practical expertise with a thorough and engaging teaching style. Plus, her many video clips are clear, relevant and inspiring. Every time I watch her teach, I learn something new." —Kathy Sdao

Step Up to Platform Training

Price: $40.00 + S/H

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Step UP to a training tool that your dog will really enjoy and one that makes training behaviors easier and faster.

Multiple International Freestyle Champion, Michele Pouliot, guides you through using Platforms as a powerful tool in dog training for a variety of canine sport competitions or simply for good manners.

Michele Pouliot has been a professional guide dog trainer since 1974 while maintaining successful hobbies in a variety of competitive dog sports and equine sports. Since 2000, Michele immersed herself into Clicker Training Techniques, adopting them to her hobby training and crossing guide dog programs over to this powerful Positive Reinforcement method of teaching any species.

Along her training journey, Michele discovered how effective raised platforms can be in training many behaviors. She continues to explore and expand the use of platforms in most areas of her training and is sought after for instruction in their use.

Michele is pleased to share her effective use of this fun yet powerful training tool.

DVD Content:
  • Running time: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Introduction to Platform Work
  • Platform Training for litters and young puppies
  • Training a Default Platform Behavior
  • Training Precise Positions to the Handler
  • Adding Cues to Positions
  • Cue Discrimination for Positions
  • Removing the Platforms
  • Variety of Applications for Training Platforms