The Run. Something every person who competes in agility wants. The amazing feeling of complete connection with your dog, a feeling that every team chases weekend after weekend. So what is The Run? The Run is a time where you feel completely connected to your dog, you are both so completely in sync that yourContinue reading “The Run”
Each dog is different and needs to have a method that is tailored to them!
I have been getting quite a few emails about what I am feeding my dogs and some people asking for ideas on what they can add to their dog’s food for variety in their meals. I am currently rotating my dogs between Fromm, Taste of the Wild as well as I and Love and You. (notContinue reading “Feeding the Best”
Last year, in May, I drove from Idaho to Nebraska to pick up the cutest little tri colored Border Collie puppy I had ever seen. I was beyond excited for her as she is Try’s niece and I wanted another dog with the same lines as Try. I had a name all ready for her,Continue reading “The Story of Ally”
The below clip is from the Fluid Motion On Demand Training Series – Foundation for Directionals class. In this clip I am talking about using training gates to teach the dogs how to do a “Tight”
A video of some weaving practice with Nargles and Try.
I have taught many seminars over the years, and one thing that each one has in common is the search for the “quick fix”. Missed contacts, trouble weaving, getting from obstacle #1 to #3. Everyone wants the magical answer to the problem over the course of a three day seminar. Heck I want the magicContinue reading “The Long Road”
The game of dog agility is all about pressure, applying pressure to increase distance or to create a turn, or relieving pressure to bring the dog into to you. In my TEAM Training system I talk a lot about pressure and how to teach your dog how to read the various kinds of pressure, inContinue reading “Pressure Points”
Fluid Motion Command Series – Tight I will be writing a series of articles giving an overview on how I teach my directional commands. In the first of the series I will be discussing how I teach Tight. Tight for my dogs means for them to turn as tight as they can toward me, whereContinue reading “Fluid Motion Command Series – Tight”