Connection, Confidence, and Trust between me and my dogs is the foundation to of my training with my dogs. And last year some of that was lost between Ally and I, so my goals over this winter is to try and rebuild it.
I have talked a lot about my Patreon page over on my Facebook page and on the Fluid Motion Instagram page, but what is Patreon? Patreon itself is a website made for creators, they have made the website very easy to upload content, organize threads, and create all on their website. I have supported creatorsContinue reading “What is Patreon?”
Just like us, I feel that dogs can get bored with the same food day in and day out. Along with boredom, feeding the same type of food over and over again, I believe, can also cause issues with our dogs health. If I am always feeding my dogs a commercial diet of, Chicken, SweetContinue reading “Its All About Variety”
I love canine nutrition and I have been studying it on my own for the past 15+ years. My passion for nutrition started with my heart dog, Chance, when she was diagnosed with Squamous Cell Carcinoma and I was told I had maybe a month, if I was lucky. I spent that day and theContinue reading “Feed the Dog in Front of You”
Confidence for Agility and why it is so important!
Below is the general recipe I use for making fermented cabbage for my dogs, I started feeding fermented cabbage earlier this year and I see a HUGE difference when using it with my dogs! I started with a general fermentation recipe, and for later batches I added the probiotic and really liked that as well!Continue reading “Making Fermented Cabbage”
I have stopped training agility skills with Ally. I don’t practice in the yard, I don’t work her on courses, or sequences. Ally and I haven’t done any real agility training since probably around March. I am going to be very honest in this blog, and it may not sit well with some people, and IContinue reading “I stopped training”
I’m a big believer in allowing my dogs to choose their path in agility. I want my dogs to choose what works for them, both physically and mentally, and in my opinion contacts are one of the “big” things that I like to let my dogs choose. Every dog is different. Their structure is differentContinue reading “Fluid Contacts “
Conditioning and fitness is a huge part of my training program with my dogs. When I am working on a skill with my dogs part of the process of teaching that skill is ensuring that my dog is properly conditioned. I look at the condition of the dog when it comes to an “agility problem”Continue reading “Focus on Conditioning! “