Dog Training Workshops

Robin conducts a variety of workshops for both professional trainers and pet owners.

For details and pricing contact Robin@RobinMacFarlane.com

Workshops topics include; Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced remote collar training, Trained Retrieve, Plus the popular Dog Camp! Weekend for pet owners.
Workshops are designed so that attendees gain both a theoretical and practical understanding of training and the use of remote collars. Discussion is interwoven with hands on exercises that enhance the learning experience. Handlers will be guided on how to incorporate these tools and techniques into a relationship centered training plan that improves control, clarity and confidence.

Robin is also available for speaking engagements and demonstrations. She has spoken on a variety of canine behavior and training topics for groups such as; International Association of Canine Professionals and Canadian Association of Professional Pet Trainers, The University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Dubuque, The University of Wisconsin – Platteville, and Loras Collage, and the International Society of Canine Cosmetologists.

UpComing Workshops


March 2nd – 5th, 2018 – Harper’s Ferry, WV

This workshop is open only to Professional Dog Trainers.  Remote collar use for Immediate and Advanced applications including distance control & trained retrieve. How to incorporate remote collar training into behavioral rehab work with also be discussed/demonstrated. Working spots are limited and only one dog per handler allowed for working positions.
For further details or to register, click here.


May 4th – 5th, 2018 – Midland Park, NJ

This workshop will focus on building a strong foundation for remote collar use, particularly as applied to pet dog training. Attendees need not have prior remote collar training experience in order to attend. Pet owners, handlers and professional trainers will benefit from this 2 day, hands on training event! This is a hands on, fun learning environment for building reliability and a better relationship with your dog.
For more details or to register, click here.


May 11th – 13th, 2018 – Snohomish, WA

This workshop is geared toward professional dog trainers looking to learn more about incorporating remote training collars into their existing business model. Attendees need not have remote collar training experience in order to participate in a working spot. Topics will focus on building a strong foundation by understanding the 3 action introduction to collar conditioning, plus much more.
For more details or to register, click here.