Category: Dog Training: Skills

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 vote for your favourite videos from Day One and Day Two. Thank you to everyone who has taken the […]

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

Posted on 06/23/16 11 Comments 4mymerles1

Day Two of our Recallers Video Contest Wow, voting has been hot! We have five more great dog stories for you today, just scroll down to watch the videos and cast your vote for the two that touch you the most.  Deciding on two is not easy! If you haven’t had the chance to view […]

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

Posted on 06/21/16 22 Comments Blue-9-Klimb-3

Anyone reading this blog who has raised a dog has been there at one point or another. Frustrated as $h!% when our dog just doesn’t co-operate. Sometimes we plead and that works, sometimes, we bribe and that works… but more often than not the dog just does what he wants when he wants, leaving us […]

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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 20 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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Turning the Impossible, into the POSSIBLE

Posted on 02/14/16 26 Comments jan

Do ever you look at your current agility life and believe there are things that are just impossible for you and your dog? That your thinking isn’t being a “pessimist”, rather you are just being a “realist”. Do you believe there are limits on what you can achieve as a handler because of your current …

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Do Agility Dogs Really Understand Verbal Cues & A New Home for Handling360!

Posted on 02/11/16 39 Comments library

Today was meant to be the day we released video four in our latest Handling360 video series…but alas…things didn’t go as planned. We set our sights (and sites) on tomorrow. I would personally like to thank you for your patience and promise video four will be worth the wait! I did say that for the […]

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A Case Study In One Agility Handler’s Transformation: Angie Benacquisto

Posted on 01/30/16 11 Comments AngieBKimRussellPic

In December 2014 I received an email from Angie Benacquisto, someone I had known as an accomplished agility competitor. I knew she had a young dog about the same age as my dog Swagger. I had also known that her and Echo were struggling for qualifying scores in agility as I had seen them occasionally when I […]

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