Tag: struggles

Life’s Little Detours: Making Outrageously Tasty Lemonade

Posted on 07/22/13 71 Comments

According to my booking calendar (planned more than a year ago) I should be in Germany right now. I had made my decision at that time, that I would not be applying to Canada’s FCI team to travel to South Africa in 2013 . . . I just could not put my dog through that […]

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Power for Today!

Posted on 01/11/12 27 Comments

Can you think of a time in your life when you just didn’t feel you were “good enough”? When your self doubts, and frustrations seemed to be a constant companion?You might be there today? I think we all get there at one point or another. Maybe you are struggling with losing weight or trying to learn […]

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The Success Of the Puppy Peakers

Posted on 12/16/11 18 Comments

Today we re-open registrations for Puppy Peaks, but just for the holiday season. Over the past two months we have had many requests to re-open the program so today is your day! When I thought about what to write for the blog, I thought who can I convey what Puppy Peaks is all about to people […]

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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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From the Road

Posted on 06/14/10 4 Comments

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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Exactly Where You Should Be

Posted on 04/12/10 15 Comments

Reinforcement based training takes a hit when people on the outside see it fail. That is the truth with any systematic way of training. Critics use those that have little success as a warning sign of impeding doom to any that would attempt to train using similar methodology.  There are so many people wanting to […]

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Happy Where You Are Right Now

Posted on 12/29/08 12 Comments Loon print

I am very honored to be able to call Greg Louganis a very good friend. The honor has nothing to do with the fact that he is an Olympic hero, or the fact he is likely the best diver the world has ever seen. I am honored because he is one of the nicest people […]

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