Category: Dog Behaviour

And Recallers 5.0 Winners are….

Posted on 06/09/14 20 Comments corn cob poodle

WOW how much fun was THAT? The 211 Recaller4.0 alumni videos that were posted to my Facebook page made it V-E-R-Y difficult to narrow it down to only 15 to kick off our contest last week. From the results of the voting, it seems you all agree that it was equally as difficult to choose […]

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Recallers5.0 Video Contest Championship Round!

Posted on 06/06/14 42 Comments Encore and Deer

Today is the day…our Championship round of Recallers Videos! The best of the best are now competing to be in the Top THREE! Before we begin, I want to thank everyone for their votes and feedback….we all agree these videos were great. These top seven videos, as well as each and every video in the […]

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Recallers 5.0 Video Contest Day 1

Posted on 06/02/14 21 Comments zentek

Day 1 of our Recallers5.0 video contest is upon us! A few weeks ago we asked our Recallers4.0 students to share with us how Recallers has impacted not only their lives, but the lives of their dogs. The response was amazing, so many great videos! Some of the training transformation stories brought tears to our […]

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Five Lessons Taught By One Great Dog

Posted on 04/22/14 151 Comments buzz what a ride copy

The most painful day as a dog owner isn’t the pain of embarrassment when our agility dog knocks just about every bar on a jumpers course, nor is it having to come up with the cash to pay a rather large and unexpected veterinarian bill. I think each of you who owns a dog knows […]

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Anti-Aging Tips for Dogs . . . Susan Garrett’s Ebook Free for the Next 5 Days!

Posted on 01/09/14 7 Comments anti_aging.jpg

Do you have a senior dog?  Do you have a young dog and would like some tips to keep him active and healthy into his senior years? Well until 13th of January, my eBook, Anti-Aging Tips for Dogs, is  FREE on Amazon! Anti–Aging Tips  provides tips and training advice to help keep your dog “forever young”. […]

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Could I Be A Dog-Loving Mentor?

Posted on 01/03/14 178 Comments IMG_2097

To some dog owners who participate in performance sports around the world I am considered a dog training “mentor.” Definition: men·tor  ˈmenˌtôr,-tər/ noun: mentor; plural noun: mentors 1. an experienced and trusted adviser. Being a mentor is an honour I take very seriously. Why would Susan Garrett be considered a mentor? Possibly because of the national or […]

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Could my two keys be your two keys?

Posted on 09/26/13 51 Comments Susan Garrett

Training a dog can be an amazingly joyful or unbelievably frustrating use of your time. What separates these two experiences is one thing and only one thing and that is your dog’s immunity to distractions. Truth. The biggest saboteur working against reaching your goals in dog training is how attracted your dog is to the […]

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Cutting Your Dog’s Nails: How Important Is it Really?

Posted on 08/19/13 141 Comments

Today I have a guest blogger by way of an impromptu video. Dr. Leslie Woodcock DVM, is a long time friend of mine (for more than 20 years). She has been our Team Canada veterinarian at most of our international events (WAO, IFCS, FCI) for the past five years.  Dr. Leslie is also the owner […]

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Rolling out a Big Adventure

Posted on 08/14/13 62 Comments

As much as we would like to prevent it, our agility dogs do grow old. As a matter of fact all dogs grow old, even if they were not once agility dogs. :) If we are lucky, our dogs will grow v-e-r-y old. But, luck isn’t the only thing that will take them there. I […]

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Your Dog Recovering From Severe Trauma . . . Is There A Baseline?

Posted on 03/21/13 94 Comments

As many of you will know my then 8 year old Border Collie “Encore” suffered a major traumatic event 3 months ago when she collapsed seizing one morning which could not be stopped. With good medical care and the outpouring of prayers from this dog community Encore survived where little hope of survival was given. […]

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