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July 13 - 14: Water Workshop

The GPWDC invites you to a water training workshop on July 13 - 14, 2019 with Lorraine Wilson instructing!
Lorraine has earned the PWDCA water work versatility award, Courier Water Dog Excellent title, 9 Courier Water Dog titles, 2 Working Water Dog Excellent certificates, 12 Working Water Dog titles and Apprentice and Junior titles/certificates.  Lorraine was originally mentored by Cathy Gadd and now is the lead trainer and program designer for annual PWDCC Ontario Branch land and in-water camps for the past 10 years.

Training Approach:  


  • Uses a shaping method for the majority of training, using play, praise and food rewards.

  • Training includes an obedience foundation.

  • Training is adjusted to each dog and the needs and learning style of each student.  

Lorraine Wilson with Winston and Augusta

July 13, 2019: Beginners 

(One day workshop)

Junior and Apprentice Levels

Member Working Teams* - FULL

Non-Member Working Teams* - FULL

Audit spots - $15 per person

July 14, 2019: Advanced 

(One day workshop)

Working, Courier, Master Levels

Member Working Teams* - $30 per dog

Non-member Working Teams* - $45 per dog

Audit spots - $15 per person

Location: 4160 LaPlante Road, Monclova, OH 43542

Lodging: Days Inn Toledo Airport, 10753 Airport Hwy, Swanton, OH


*Limit 15 working teams each day

More detailed information (e.g., what to bring, etc.) will be sent to those who register in advance of the event.

Questions?  Contact David Swank at

Lorraine Wilson

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