Category: Susan Speaks

The Chicken and the Egg Debate in Dog Agility

Posted on 11/21/14 4 Comments Screen Shot 2014-11-18 at 10.33.56 PM

You know that ageless debate…which came first the chicken to lay the egg or the egg that grew to be a chicken? Well I see a similar one in dog agility. Yesterday, I released the first video in my latest free online training  series “Transforming Your Agility Handling.” In the first video I show you […]

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Learning With a Dash of Lunacy…or Perhaps More Than A Dash

Posted on 11/18/14 68 Comments Screen Shot 2014-11-18 at 12.13.45 AM

Once or twice a month we hold live online coaching sessions for our students. My “Inner Circle” is a group of students I help with their dog training throughout the year so they get one of these sessions each month. Most of my other online classes get one or two of these coaching session over […]

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Handling360 Video Contest…Day 4

Posted on 11/13/14 15 Comments Screen Shot 2014-11-12 at 11.50.22 PM

Today is bittersweet. The last group of new videos to vote on are below…exciting to see more stories unfold, but sad that the flow of amazing videos is coming to an end. What a whirlwind the last few days have been! I have enjoyed reading all your comments both on the blog and on Facebook, […]

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Handling360 Video Contest…Day 3

Posted on 11/12/14 12 Comments 1002146_10201047765129794_2103362982_n

I’m about to up the ante :) You have seen 12 amazing videos and that means there should be 12 left…but… my team pleaded  with me to add one more to the contest…so tomorrow there will be a bonus video to vote on! I am so grateful that you are helping us with this task…voting […]

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Handling360 Video Contest….Day 2

Posted on 11/11/14 25 Comments Screen Shot 2014-11-10 at 3.01.13 PM

Did you find inspiration from the journeys in Day One? It’s not over yet! We still have six more videos to roll out every day for the next three days…. trust me the decision won’t get any easier…they are all incredible! We had over 2000 total votes on yesterday’s videos and yet there are less […]

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Spoiler Alert: Big Brags Ahead!

Posted on 11/02/14 8 Comments IMG_2924

It’s wild how the summer gets away from us dog lovers. Before you know it, here it is November! It actually snowed here yesterday! It has been a while since I have posted to my blog…and it’s not because I haven’t had a lot to write. As much as I would like to spend time […]

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Recallers5.0 Video Contest Day 2

Posted on 06/03/14 14 Comments dare

Welcome to Day 2 of voting our Recallers video contest! We had over 700 votes from day 1 and the votes are still rolling in! Check out Day 1 if you haven’t already.  I think you all can understand why we asked for your help…each and every video is amazing! Each of our first five videos […]

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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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The Two Sides of Dog Training: The Right and the Wrong Way

Posted on 09/05/13 75 Comments

Big decisions in life (which result in a dramatic turn either left or right) are made by weighing the pros and cons of either direction. Nobody confidently steps away from the direction they feel is the right way. So we have to assume each of us has some level of certainty when making decisions in […]

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And the Puppy Peaks Video Winners Are…

Posted on 09/05/13 32 Comments

Today we officially announce our winners from our recent Puppy Peaks video contest. I just have to say that the competition was intense. We had so many great videos that of the three of my “faves to win” didn’t even make the finals!!!  Everyone who entered a video in the contest is a big winner – a […]

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