Continuing our Business End of the Leash Series
So what happens when a dog business relationship goes bad and suddenly you find yourself dealing with characters from the Exorcist? Spray Holy water? Make pointy sticks to use as a stake through the heart? Search the attic for a silver bullet? (more…)
Here is a great course for practicing those timely front crosses so that your dog is collecting BEFORE they take off for the number 2, 7 & 8 jumps.
Oh yes and there’s a bonus Push-Back at #3 (where you push the dog to the back side of the obstacle). (more…)
It’s that time again, another class course!
My favorite part of this course is obstacles 9-14 where I couldn’t resist sharing the dog & handler path to give you a hint in the handling.
Okay, twist my arm…I’ll tell you!!!!
Basically, pushing the dog to take jump (more…)
I’m thinning out my collection of dog training books, DVDs, CDs and other misc dog related items so if you’re looking to add to your collection, you will likely find some great titles below to add to your collection!
So everyone is on the same page, (more…)
Here is an agility class course from last week for you to enjoy.
First, I want to acknowledge and thank Marco Giavoni since the sequence of obstacles 3-7 is directly from a video from one of his seminars. This sequence is a wonderful training challenge and well worth being the (more…)
This is a great course to practice basic agility handling such as front, rear and blind crosses.
The surprise problem area on the course was from the #12 tunnel to the #13 jump. Most handlers assumed the dog was going to drive out to it and began to concentrate on (more…)
This highly anticipated 2on2off dog agility contact training DVD is now available to everyone!
Thanks to this DVD, agility 2on2off Contact Training has never been more simple, efficient and fun for both you and your dog!
Who Should Use This Video:
- Those who are new to agility contact training; or (more…)
When I find a great article that can intelligently explain why one method of dog training should be considered over another, I practically jump with joy. Such is the case with the article below from Victoria Stillwell’s Positively which was written by Sam Wike.
I hope you enjoy it (more…)
Here’s a shout-out to Dog’s Life Training Academy for posting an incredibly informative article on the myth of the ‘Alpha’ Dog. There are lots of terrific links back to supporting documentation as well.
** As a side note regarding the picture of the black wolf, a fellow Facebook friend of mine (more…)
Say NO To Bullying!
Bullying – Kudos To The First To Bring It Up
The February/March Clean Run Magazine featured an Editorial on Bullying in Agility. Understandably, the author chose to use the pen name ‘Anonymous’.
Who can blame them? After all, it’s the bullies who talk the loudest, push (more…)