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From the Road

I just finished 5 days teaching in Auburn, Washington and today I start 4 days here in Vancouver, BC. In my inbox this morning was this quote I thought would be perfect for all of you that worked with me last week or will be working with me this week or are working without me […]

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What’s Upcoming

Last year I made the decision to not accept any new teaching assignments away from home. I have pretty much stuck to my guns on that and I have turned down most requests to teach, with a couple exceptions. First of all on my way home from my current trip to Florida I will be […]

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The Two Way Communication of Training

2x2 Weave Training DVD celebrates it

As we approach the one year anniversary of the release of my 2×2 Weave Training DVD I thought I would welcome any questions you may have that I have not yet answered. By now there are likely thousands of people that have trained their dogs to weave using the 2×2 method. I get all kinds or […]

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Irritation is Motivation

DeCaff in her prime, screaming across a dogwalk.

Irritation is motivation. Some of you may have heard me say this before.  When you are really irritated by something you will take action to change it. Those of you that are overweight right now are that way because it doesn’t bug you enough. When something irritates you enough your words and thoughts turn from […]

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Toilet Stretching

DeCaff Toilet Stretching (not this is a

No, toilet stretching isn’t some new plumbing innovation aimed at increasing the versatility of your crapper. It actually is a way I teach my dogs to give me a “sincere, all out, full-body-stretch.” Stick with me here, it really works. Years ago I tried to shape my dogs to stretch but it always ended up being only […]

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