The SECRET Tool for Teaching Focused HEELWe could spend a year and 50 lessons on building a perfect focused heel… and it would all be time well spent. After the lesson I posted a few weeks ago on focused heeling, …Read More
Corrections and Distractions in Recall TrainingRECALL or the COME command is among the VERY most important things we teach our dogs. This session revisits Truffle and works on some issues with the recall, namely distractions. We will start to introduce …Read More
Focused Heel with MayaThe Focused Heel is one of the most impressive of obedience exercises. It is used in all dog obedience sports such as AKC, IPO /IGP Schutzhund as well as the Ring Sports. It looks very simple, but …Read More
Teaching the TOUCH CommandThe TOUCH COMMAND is one of the most useful things to teach your dog for several reasons. Let me start by saying, it gives your dog a job to do, which is always critical. We spend way …Read More
Puppy Basic Training Recall and EngagementPuppies, Puppies, Puppies… One of our greatest joys, yet the cause for much frustration.
Sometimes it’s because we expect too much and sometimes it’s because we’re just not clear enough communicating what we want.
This week, tag …Read More
Blocking Negative Behaviors with E-CollarUsing the e-collar to communicate with your dog in a big field environment can give you and your dog a great degree of freedom. The main objective is to form a clear communication with your dog …Read More
Leash Reactive Crazy PuppyPuppies that are not properly socialized can often end up with terrible leash manners. Truffles was rescued by Alex and Ana who booked a session with me to help better understand his issues.
In this lesson, you’ll join …Read More
Directed RetrieveI’ll start out by saying this is a monster lesson, over 35 minutes long…
The directed retrieve is a part of formal obedience training in the AKC obedience Utility exercises, and is also used in other sports. For example, teaching …Read More
TitleI’ve taught the game of tug to dogs of all ages from young puppies to adult dogs. I can assure you that you’ll get a clearer, better experience from a dog that you teach and develop from a young puppy …Read More
Leash Reactive – Leash Aggressive Dog TrainingLeash reactivity is a very common issue. Even when a dog doesn’t follow through with aggressive behaviors, it is still a problem and can turn into aggression left unchecked.
Over the past 10+ years I’ve …Read More