Category: Swagger

Can Agility Dogs Turn “Too” Tight?

Posted on 05/10/14 27 Comments turning tightly

Over the past few years there seems to be be a growing obsession in the sport of dog agility with tight turns. The crowd lets out a collective “WOW!” when they see a dog gear down to wrap an upright like an extra coat of paint. Those tight turns are impressive! But can this fixation […]

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How Are On Line Classes Like An iPhone?

Posted on 02/11/14 13 Comments handling360_white

By now you may have heard registrations are now open for my latest online handling classes “Handling360.”  This is different than any other project I have ever presented before. The four main handling classes I normally only make available here at Say Yes are now being rolled out all in one online class. Handling360 is […]

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Handling360 In Action!

Posted on 02/09/14 96 Comments pic for blog

I just uploaded this new video where you get to see many of the elements of the Handling360 program in action. Yesterday I pushed away from the computer to run my dogs an an agility trial in Michigan USA, and I videoed my runs to share with you. Since I have been focused so much […]

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Kicking Off 2014 With Two Big Surprises

Posted on 01/01/14 18 Comments basketboys

Happy new year one and all! I am so excited about 2014. Today I seem to be completely over my health issues from 2013 and we are anxiously looking forward to some very exciting projects for 2014. Later in January we will be opening our first ever on-line handling course and soon after that my […]

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Puppy Peaks Video Contest – Final Videos FACE OFF!

Posted on 08/30/13 110 Comments

What a week it has been!  Yesterday concluded our last day of voting for our Top 20 videos in the Puppy Peaks Video Contest, and today, the top 8 videos chosen over the last 4 days will FACE OFF for the Grand Prize!  We received so many fabulous video entries during this contest, and I […]

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Puppy Peaks Video Contest Voting – Day 4

Posted on 08/29/13 15 Comments

Day 4 of voting is upon us!  We’ve had nearly 1,500 people vote for our first 15 videos…can you believe it?  Thank you to everyone for voting, and a special thanks to our talented videographers for providing us with such beautiful entertainment over the last 4 days! Today is the final day of voting for […]

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Puppy Peaks Video Contest Voting – Day 2

Posted on 08/27/13 19 Comments

Thank you everyone for voting yesterday for Day 1 of the Puppy Peaks video contest!  Nearly 500 people cast their votes yesterday for our videos!  That’s awesome! Now you see what a difficult decision it was for us to choose just 20! Just as a reminder for those just joining us, over the last week […]

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Swagger Back in the Saddle!

Posted on 11/24/12 8 Comments

Well after the past few months focusing entirely on Feature’s agility Swagger finally got his turn. This weekend I decided to enter a trial north of Toronto. This is Swagger’s first time at a trial in 3 months. I actually only put him back on contacts just over 3 weeks ago. So this trial is […]

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Should You Run or Stop Your Agility Dog’s Contacts?

Posted on 05/08/12 107 Comments

Running Contacts Are They For You? Do all handlers need to train their dog’s do do a running contact? I would think not. There are some people that are just not fast enough to handle a dog with running contacts; the solution is of course to train both. Any of you signed up for my […]

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Improve Your Dog Training By Playing Like A Dog

Posted on 04/10/12 78 Comments

I sent out a newsletter early this morning which covers all sorts of tips on tugging with your dog. As lengthy as that newsletter ended up being, I fear I only scraped the surface of what could be written on the subject. So, here I am sharing more (but again, I still feel I am […]

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