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Posted on 07/28/10 14 Comments

Thanks for your patience everyone as we had some maintenance done here on the blog. I don’t know or pretend to understand the geekdom behind the scenes world, I am just grateful for Jason taking care of us all. And speaking of technicalities we just finished a three day workshop with an FCI judge from […]

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What Can You Do in 5 Minutes?

Posted on 07/23/10 21 Comments

I can’t tell you how excited, proud, grateful, happy I am when I read comments like Esther’s this morning; Got a succesfull recall off a deerhunt this morning …. YES !!! I love it that playing these 5 minute games since only a week is already paying off that quickly.! That is it. Five minutes a […]

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Continuing to Look Back

Posted on 07/22/10 8 Comments

You may have noticed a bit of a change to the layout of the blog as Jason added a very clear and obvious icon to click for Recallers to enter into the members only section of the blog (by “members” I mean those that have signed up for my 5 minute formula e-course).  In addition, […]

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Recalls in Perspective

Posted on 07/21/10 18 Comments

I received this letter from a student yesterday that I thought it was well worth posting it to all of you. Not just because of the uber nice things she says about me, but to put all of this focus on recalls into perspective. Hi Susan, I am writing to express my gratitude to you.  […]

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Comparing Notes

Posted on 07/20/10 9 Comments

Here is some fun. This is an interview that was done with me in 1998. It was for an Agility Magazine (Agility Spotlight) that was in existence back then but it didn’t make it. I came across this interview and I thought it might be fun to post it and compare my answers today to […]

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“Wow!” On So Many Levels

Posted on 07/19/10 29 Comments

This weekend was another fabulous Canada Cup competition. And it was wow, amazing as it is every year. There is always the threat that this event will go away as entries are inconsistent at best. The weekend is so much work for our hosts Susan and Adrian to take on, but it is almost like […]

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Help Is On the Way!

Posted on 07/16/10 21 Comments

Membership has it’s privilages . . . but it also has its hiccups! No worries though, we have them all covered. I may sound like a broken record, but I just can’t say enough about the job Jason and Andrea of WebManna have done for me with this new venture. Jason didn’t go to bed […]

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The Count Down Begins . . .

Posted on 07/14/10 6 Comments

Rushing around making sure everything works before we open up registration to the new e-course, I am still hoping it will happen before the end of this week, cross your fingers. We had our CKC Agility Team Canada practice last week followed by a  fundraiser trial on the weekend. Thanks to everyone that turned out […]

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Grow the Value

Posted on 07/13/10 17 Comments

Some of you have noted that what was valuable to your dog as a puppy is not the same today. That is great actually, since most of what was valuable as a puppy with my Border Collies involved chasing things away from me and that isn’t conducive to effective training! Time for each of you […]

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Questions, Concerns & Family

Posted on 07/12/10 18 Comments

Thanks to all of you for your wonderful comments on the blog. Lots of great questions as well in anticipation of the new e course. I am going to cover a few here today. Many concerns from those of you that live alone and how are you going to do these restrained recalls without someone […]

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