Controlling a High Drive DogThis lesson piggy-backs onto last weeks lesson as we continue to work with Rio.
In this session we work on building Rio’s focus through controlling his prey drive and thereby gaining a solid obedience. This is the …Read More
A Lesson in the Basics of Dog TrainingWhen you really get down to it, we all could really learn a lot from looking at the VERY basics in dog training.
Each week we focus on so many challenging exercises, tricks and …Read More
Dumbbell Retrieve Schutzhund IPO StyleMost every dog obedience sport has a retrieve exercise. The retrieve in IPO /IGP / Schutzhund is a bit different. The retrieve is done in 3 parts:
on the flat
over a jump
over an a-frame
It’s further broken down …Read More
Aggressive and Leash Reactive Dog TrainingSome call it aggression, others call it reactivity, leash reactivity.. It doesn’t matter what you call it, it’s just bad behavior. Even something as simple as dominant play can lead to a host of problems …Read More
Building Focus Through Distractions Using an ecollarBuilding focus with your dog is one of the very most important things you will do. When you add distractions it will all seem to fall apart.
In this lesson I will give you an …Read More
Reactive Aggressive Puppy TrainingOne of the most difficult things to deal with is a puppy or dog that is active aggressive to other dogs. Some people will call it “reactivity” or aggression, but it is something that must be dealt …Read More
Teach Your Dog SIT STAND and DOWNThere are three basic positions that we expect dogs to know. They are STAND, SIT AND DOWN. Most people don’t teach the STAND, but in dog sports it is required for a dog to …Read More
Training a Distracted DogLet’s face it, no matter how well your dog knows his commands at home, when distractions arise, you have to be able to get your dog back into check. In fact, THIS is where so much training …Read More
My Daily Training Routine with GoofyI constantly get asked to make videos about my daily training routine. So, I set out to do that today with Goofy. We packed up and went to our favorite park. There’s an obedience trial …Read More
Teach Your Dog OUT with E-collarThere are a host of ways to teach a dog to let go of a tug, ball or toy. Most of them are effective on many dogs, not all work on every dog. In past …Read More