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What Do Dog Training And Weight Loss Have in Common?

Posted on 08/21/11 42 Comments

A few years ago I decided to try and help some of my long distance students by posting things on-line. It started with a YouTube site, then this blog, then the Newsletter, Facebook, then came the on-line classes . . . you get the picture. I makes me proud when I get the reports how […]

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The Ultimate Opportunity

Posted on 08/18/11 27 Comments

Today IS the Day! Today is the day we start a two week blitz fundraising drive. But this isn’t anything like your neighbour’s kid selling plastic bowls for the phys ed department, this is the ULTIMATE win-win-win situation. Earlier this week I started working on a new e-book I felt was desperately needed. Truth is, […]

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What’s Upcoming; A Sneak Peek or is it “Peak”

Posted on 08/17/11 14 Comments

I put this video together for all of you PuppyPeakers that have been asking what is upcoming and for the rest of you so you can see what I have been doing with Swagger. As we move through month two of the program you can see that yes I am still working on a lot […]

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I Can Recall Away From Anything, Do Amazing Tricks But . . .

Posted on 08/16/11 42 Comments

I can do recalls from anything, do amazing tricks, tug in the presence of great food rewards BUT . . . just remember, I am still a 6 months old puppy so I will also TP your room if I get the chance. John and I were chatting at breakfast and we both kind of […]

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4140 Successful Repetitions Must Mean Something!

Posted on 08/15/11 141 Comments

Recently I was doing some math. I was looking at all of the dogs I have trialled in agility since I decided to train without physical or verbal corrections (that was in 1994). There is; Buzz (born in 1996), DeCaff (born in 2000), Encore (born in 2004) and Feature (born in 2007). Swagger hasn’t trialled yet […]

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Being the Best on Any Level

Posted on 08/09/11 27 Comments

I am not a natural writer. Several weeks ago I was asked to join a sort of cyber-flash-blog-mob to write on the topic of volunteering at agility trials. At the time I was in the middle of getting my Puppy Peaks membership off of the ground. I really did try to put a blog out […]

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The Possibilities in Dog Training

Posted on 08/02/11 181 Comments

Recently I became involved in a discussion about dog training methodology with friends and members of the CAPPDT. I felt compelled to write this post, hopefully I did it without judgement.  I know I have addressed this topic many times in the past but it certainly is worth more than one look. Do you know […]

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Airport Insights

Posted on 08/01/11 18 Comments

John and I just returned from a working vacation in Italy. We spent that last few days in Rome, it was surreal. Like an adult version Disneyland except that all of the attractions were real and some over 2000 years old! Flying out of the airport in Rome I over heard a conversation that I […]

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The “Secret” … Do-Land is now possible for everyone!

Posted on 07/25/11 25 Comments

A guest post by the Awesome Lynda “Ethel” Orton Hill aka LOH. I’ve been pondering for a few weeks on what I think has been the secret to my success with my relationships with my dogs (Ruby, Spirit, Favor & Cool Moss) in the Do-Land program. The more I thought about it the stronger I believed […]

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Transitioning to Do-Land

Posted on 07/18/11 46 Comments

To follow up with some of the comments from my webinar I would like to share this one from Darlene who took a great deal of time to share her perspective. Thanks Darlene I do appreciate you sharing your viewpoint. Here is what Darlene posted to my “Struggles” webinar. It was so involved I thought […]

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