Are you looking for resources to improve your handling, training, grooming, dog show knowledge yet you’ve been limited by time or access? Want to improve your presentation in the juniors ring? Leadingedge Dog Show Academy, a new YouTube training series, is dedicated to answering these questions. Leadingedge Academy’s curriculum ranges in content specific to a beginner to the needs of a professional handler. The modules range in price from free sneak-peaks to $497 for the Poodle University; the majority of the coursework averages $59/module. Courses allow you to go at your own pace; if you stop a session, it will remember where you left off. The classes are available any where you are and can be accessed through multiple channels, including facebook, website and youtube.
Each class includes a wealth of materials to hone your skills. The Juniors course includes pdf’s, charts, 42 step-by-step videos, cheatsheets all designed to get you to the next level. Poodle content is broken down into specific areas, like top knots, for those that want to focus on a specific grooming craft. The Poodle University “Bundles” all of the Poodle courses for total immersion-learning and comes with nifty add-ons: as new courses are added they will be free of charge to those in Poodle University; PoodleU includes PRIVATE ONE ON ONE consulting (a $1500.00 value) and membership in our Private Facebook group with more instructor interaction.
Leadingedge Academy is led by Allison Foley with assistance from her husband, Todd Foley professional handler & photographer, and son, James Alexander, producer and videographer. Allison is well-known around the globe for piloting top dogs; her in-depth knowledge of handling, grooming & training; and also for her much loved chickens! She showed her first Poodle in Junior handling when she was 7 years old. Fast forward from there to her winning more than 550 All-breed “Best in Shows” on various breeds, but Poodles are her passion! Having been a professional dog handler since 1987, Allison not only brings a wealth of knowledge to her lessons but also her whimsical view on life. Allison is the President of the Canadian Professional Dog Handlers Association (CPHA), the Vice President of the Canadian Kennel Club Foundation, the Junior Handling Representative for the Canadian Kennel Club (CKC) in Nova Scotia. She also writes for several dog magazines, worldwide.
Sit back, as Allison brings a lifetime of grooming and handling lessons to video, here at Leadingedge Dog Show Academy.
Get your feet wet with this full school introduction to LeadingEdge. (Beneath the video, you’ll see a very special offer from Leading Edge).
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