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The Puppy One Hundred (and Thirty Five)

Okay since I gave you all a bit of a shakeup last week with my cyber behaviour experiment, all good trainers know in order to prevent complete shutdown, it is time for a heavy dose of reinforcement. Here you go. It is my new  Puppy One Hundred list. But now, due to the input of […]

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Puppies You Just Hafta Have . . .

Eight week old Shelby . . . oh the indignities our first dogs have endured.

So I have heard from some of you that you are curious why I did not mention Encore in my two posts last week about how I picked my puppies. It was for no reason in particular other than brevity, just as there was no reason why I didn’t mention how I selected my first […]

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While Waiting Until He Grows Up . . .

Feature playing sit-stay games with distractions at 18 weeks.

  To follow up on a post from last week, I want to clear up any misunderstandings, I am not suggesting you wait until your dog is three or four years old before you start trialing him in agility. Of my last three dogs, two of them where in the ring at 18 months and […]

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