july, 2022

16jul2:00 pm5:00 pmEvent OverPredation Workshop2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Taff Meadow Community Centre, Treforest, Pontypridd CF37 1DB


Event Details

Hunters at Heart. 


Join our Behaviour Expert Rhiannon for an afternoon deep dive into the ins and outs of predatory behaviour and chase. 


The nemesis of recall… the squirrel.


Let’s face it, our cube of cheese is never going to beat the thrill of the hunt for our gritty, driven dogs. 


And do we want to be the Nagging Nora every time our dog finds something amazing to sniff out and chase? 


Instead of spoiling their fun, let’s learn to hunt together!


This workshop is for you if you have a determined dog and have any of the following struggles:


  • Constantly sniffing and hunting with no regards for you. 
  • Recalling around distractions, especially the small furry kind.
  • Motivating your dog or finding the right rewards. 
  • Focus and attention when on walks in environments with prey. 
  • Chasing prey with no way to stop them. 


If you want to gain the knowledge and the skills to truly understand and work with your dog’s prey drive, then you won’t want to miss out on this opportunity. 


At Boomerang Dogs, we help owners work towards a shared goal of enjoying life together with their dog. This workshop unlocks the secrets to achieving control around prey so that walks can be harmonious for you, your dog and the squirrels. 

Rhiannon owns three Border Terriers, a gritty, determined breed that’s bred to hunt! Yet, she enjoys off-lead walks in the most rural and wildlife-ridden terrains as she explores the countryside with her gang.


This 3-hour workshop will cover:


The Predatory Motor Pattern – Truly understand where the desire to hunt manifests and how it operates, specific to your dog. 


Harnessing Hunting Desire – Become part of the game and learn how to use your dog’s drive to hunt and chase to your advantage. 


Predatory Satisfaction – Suppressing the need to hunt will cause it to bubble over. Instead, let’s find alternative ways to satisfy our dogs’ prey drive.


Setting Up For Success – Half the battle is won in the preparation. Learn what you can do to help your dog succeed at stopping and using self control. 


Emergency Protocols – It’s the worst case scenario and your dog is off full-pelt in chase – what now? Emergency protocols are essential for when we and our dogs slip up. 


  • Suitable for dogs over 6 months.
  • Perfect for those who can’t attend regular training. 
  • Essential knowledge for owners of dogs with prey drive.
  • Qualified Trainers.




What ticket type do I need?

Handler – This is a space for one dog and their humans. 

Member – This is a space for one dog and their humans at our special member rate for members only. You must log in and book with the email associated with your membership for the discount to apply.

Spectator – This is a space for one human to come along and learn without their dog. This might be because your dog is not suitable for a group environment but you still want to gain knowledge and learn training exercises to do at home.


Is it suitable for my dog? 

This workshop is suitable for people and dog-friendly dogs that can eat treats in most situations. It is not suitable for highly reactive or overly nervous dogs. If you are unsure, please give us a call on 02921 200013 or use the contact button on this page.


How will the workshop work?

Theory Session – This will take place in the hall with a cup of tea. Dogs will remain in their crates in the car for this short session with a member of staff supervising. 

Practical Training – Next we will do a practical training session. For some exercises, all the dogs will work at once and for other exercises, the dogs will take it in turns. 



(Saturday) 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Taff Meadow Community Centre

Treforest, Pontypridd CF37 1DB

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