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Tag: Susan Garrett

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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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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Survey Says . . .

Posted on 07/09/10 22 Comments

Thanks to everyone for your feedback on the recall survey. I closed it down last night. Your comments have been invaluable. It makes no sense for me to design an e-course for you all based on what I think you need without finding out from you what you think you want! Often times what we […]

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Can I Touch You Through My Computer Screen?

Posted on 07/08/10 165 Comments

I thought the title of this post sounded a bit naughty but I figured, at the very least, it would get your attention. Today I have a great surprise for everyone. If you are a newsletter subscriber, and have read my latest newsletter, you will know that I am planning on launching an e-course, likely […]

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Planning to Fail is the Path to Success

Posted on 07/07/10 37 Comments

When you plan to fail one of the most important components of your plan is “what do I do when my dog does fail?” To answer this question, keep in mind the most critical element of training the way I do and that is you must control the access to reinforcement. So the first thing […]

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First You Gotta Lose the Training Wheels

Posted on 07/05/10 44 Comments

On the blog last week over one hundred of you wrote in that you had difficulties calling your dog away from certain distractions. Thirty of you wrote in that people and dogs where difficult for your dog while more than 60 of you said it was wildlife; kangaroos, squirrels, deer, bunnies, birds etc that …

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Cookies Anyone?

Posted on 06/11/10 37 Comments

Feature and I are nearing the end of our week here at Argus Ranch (in Auburn, Wa). Students have been great, I have my own house on site so I can cook my own dinner every evening (okay my vegan friends Mel and Helen King are here as well so I haven’t had to cook […]

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Standard Runs

Posted on 06/02/10 5 Comments

Here are our standard runs from the weekend’s Ontario Regionals. ¬†Both dogs ran at 26″ Enjoy! Today I am grateful for a chance to work out with Jill again here in southern Florida.

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Nature Explodes on Us At Home

Posted on 05/25/10 4 Comments

SOoo good to be home, even if it is only going to be for two days before I head away for another month. DeCaff and Buzzy where thrilled to see us walk through the door. Encore and Feature arrive home with Lynda this morning. While we where away Mother Nature had lots of fun! Today […]

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Work Your Front Cross Timing While I Head Home

Posted on 05/24/10 10 Comments

Note: if you are an OCD type like myself, you may not want to check out this link– it could be addictive! For the rest of you, I think this is more than just a fun computer game. I am always searching for ways to help my students improve their front cross timing. Here is […]

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