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It is Better to Journey Together

Thank You I am grateful and excited that so many of you are going to be on the PuppyPeaks journey with Swagger and I.  First I am excited because I am looking forward to showing off the Swagamuffin. Doesn’t every proud momma want her puppy to be the center of attention? Second, to be able […]

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Getting Close!

Okay today is the day. My first ever no charge live webinar. I know we are just about at capacity in the 8:30 pm call so if you are interested in hearing about the Say Yes foundation program please don’t sit on this because I will not be making this webinar available for public …

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Successes All Around

Moving into our last day of Critical Elements camp, I am a little sad to see it all end. It is so much fun being a student and we have such a great group of students — we are all accomplishing a ton. Of the four goals I laid out for Swagger and I before […]

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Critical Elements for Swagger & Raven

Very exciting day. Tomorrow 4 1/2 month old Swagger and his cousin Raven start their first ever “Advances in Dog Training” and “Critical Elements course (formerly known as puppy camp). I am certain neither puppy will have any issue with the skills required (we both have an advantage here) but it is the environment with […]

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Puppy Distractions Go to a New Level!

As I have been travelling around North American over the past two weeks, my now 19 week old puppy has gotten lots of great experiences. First he travelled with Lynda and I on an 18 hour car trip down to Perry Georgia. He was a model of perfection. Never once making a peep while crated […]

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What a Difference A Week Makes!

It has been a very busy time for us here at Say Yes over the past 7 days! It started with Adrian Rooyakkers coming to give an awesome three day handling workshop. The focus was on running European style courses aimed at helping  those of us heading over to the UK for WAO. That ended […]

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What is “Ruff Love” Really?

So I have a very naughty 11 week old puppy. Below is the video evidence to prove it.  I thought this would be an ideal time to talk about my Ruff Love program. When Ruff Love was first released more than 10 years ago it received some pretty harsh criticism from many so called “gurus” […]

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Decisions, Decisions . . .

The decision as to which puppy I am going to raising has been made. Of course as some of you may have guessed it really was made January 30 . . . the question is was it made because I saw Feature had only had a male puppy and I knew I didn’t want to […]

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Puppy Play Outside!

Over the weekend Swagger got to have his sixth visit with his stand-in siblings the PineBank Labrador Retrievers. It was, once again, a great improvement upon his last two visits this time showing great confidence and less aggressive play with the group. He did more running about they actual wrestling and arguing. He is definitely […]

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Count This!

Mr. Swagger has some new things for you all to count today. Naughtypants! See how many unwanted behaviours you can find in this short clip. You can see where the foundation of a lot of unwanted behaviours starts so young. This puppy could easily grow up to be a dog that will not come when […]

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