Category: Dog Behaviour

Transformations in Dog Training: The 2016 Recallers Video Contest Winners

Posted on 07/01/16 11 Comments zentec

The results of our 2016 Recallers Video Contest are in! Over the past week, you have narrowed down the fifteen  wonderful videos in our finals to the top three. Each dog we bring into our home presents us with new challenges, we get frustrated, we may even break down, but for the sake of that […]

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Transformations in Dog Training: The 2016 Recallers Video Contest Championship Round!

Posted on 06/27/16 65 Comments

The Championship Round The “Grand Finale” of our 2016 Recallers Video Contest is here. The top six videos as voted by you are competing for THREE winning spots. Our video contest celebrates our Recallers. A group of people who decided they wanted dogs that listen and a great relationship with their dogs, and who turned […]

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Transformations in Dog Training: The 2016 Recallers Video Contest Day Three

Posted on 06/25/16 7 Comments FitBones

Day Three of our Recallers Video Contest Today starts the third and final round of our semi-finals! Scroll down for the videos and pick your two favourites. If you haven’t already done so, you can still view the videos from Day One and Day Two. Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to […]

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The Dog Agility Judge’s Path

Posted on 05/30/16 21 Comments Swagger DW finals

This weekend something bizarre happened. My otherwise reliable agility dog Swagger suddenly did the exact opposite of what I cued him to do. It was like he was hearing conflicting cues and chose to listen to someone else. It wasn’t until I looked at my video (something everyone should have… videos of their runs) that […]

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Developing Young Agility Talent… Setting Goals & Having Fun!

Posted on 03/09/16 34 Comments mo fitbone blog pic

This weekend I will be hosting something that I am pretty sure has never been done in the agility world before. It is a three-day seminar with 8 agility handlers (most of which have been extremely successful in agility with past dogs) and the entire three days will be live streamed. Now, none of that […]

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Dog Agility: Why Doing It “Just For Fun” May Be The Wrong Way

Posted on 03/02/16 21 Comments feature_snow_2011

Today I wanted to make to time to join in the Dog Agility Blogger Action Day because the topic is FUN. How can I not take time out for THAT? As a professional in the sport of dog agility I recognize I am more obsessive with training and handling then the average “weekend agility warrior.”  […]

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Goal Setting in Dog Sports

Posted on 02/23/16 53 Comments goal-setting

Last week I was out in Los Angeles at a three day business workshop. Sitting in the meeting my mind drifted towards dog training and today’s vlog was born. My mind drifting is not a reflection of the presentation I was listening to…  as my friend, Annie Hyman Pratt from I M P A Q Entrepreneur, […]

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Dog Training in Agility: What We Do For Love

Posted on 02/17/16 29 Comments

One of my online students challenged me recently. She is a highly successful agility competitor in the United States. She has been a student on Handling360 since the beginning. She said to me last week “why do you not stress the dog training part of your program? It is the main reason I follow what […]

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Gems Revealed

Posted on 01/29/16 16 Comments

A couple of days ago I shared four videos from our Handling360 students that I thought I may have jinxed. You can check out that post by clicking here. I also gave you a little quiz, to see if you could pick out the “gem” in each video… the gem being the lesson from each […]

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My Embarrassing Secret… I May Be A Jinx!

Posted on 01/26/16 25 Comments Swagger - photo by Francisca McDonald

Ok, I had a big realization today. I have always liked to believe my values, opinions and insights are pretty much aligned with other dog lovers. Today I realized I might actually be marching to the beat of a different drummer… as a matter of fact I may actually be a bit of a jinx! […]

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