Susan Garrett's Dog Training Blog

How Do I Train My Dog To Come When Called?

One of the most pressing questions for anyone who lives with a dog can be “how do I train my dog to come when called?”. Often this is asked when there has been a  recall collapse. It’s also a question we see a lot in our Free Dog Training Facebook Group. I wrote an article […]

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Bark, Lunge, Spin or Wait, Watch, Work?

One of the most frequent questions we see is how to play with multiple dogs, or how to wait turns with your dog at training. I put together a series of six tips previously for Facebook and am now sharing them here for quick reference for you, along with a seventh tip! Tip #1 – […]

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Practical Videoing Tips

Last week I shared strategies to help become comfortable with videoing your dog training and reviewing video. It was a blog post that I hadn’t planned on doing a follow up on, as the intention was just to help with ideas for you on how you can embrace video as the great dog training tool […]

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How To Embrace Videoing Your Dog Training

My mentor, the iconic Bob Bailey, once told me that he believes the most important advancement in the world of animal training during his illustrious career was the advancement of the simplicity of video. What do the words “video your training” mean for you?  Are they words you don’t want to hear, or words you […]

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Setting Yourself Up For Learning Success

I’ve shared many posts where I cover setting our dogs up for success, but it is super important that we set ourselves up for success too. We are always looking to do our best for our dogs and to do that we need to take care of ourselves. I love continuing education and online learning, […]

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Handling360 2019 Video Contest ~ Winners Announced!

Handling360 Video Contest Winners ~ Clarity, Confidence, Connection The results are in! Over the past week you have selected two stories from Round One, Round Two and Round Three to go the final round, and then voted for the two in the Grand Finale that touched you the most. These dog agility stories honour everyone […]

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Handling360 2019 Video Contest ~ Grand Finale

Handling360 Video Contest Grand Finale ~ Clarity, Confidence, Connection The final round of our video contest is here! The top six dog agility stories as voted by you are now in the Grand Finale, competing for THREE winning spots. Our generous sponsors have donated prizes to the top three winners chosen by you. Plus, we […]

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Handling360 2019 Video Contest Round 2 ~ Dog Agility Stories

Handling360 Video Contest Round Two ~ Clarity, Confidence, Connection Today brings you the second round of our video contest. Thank you for your wonderfully supportive comments on the video stories in Round One and Round Three. If you haven’t had the chance to watch those videos yet, don’t miss out. The stories shared honour everyone […]

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