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Belief and Community: Recallers Video Contest 2021 Winners

Recallers 2021 Video Contest Winners Today we officially announce our winners from our 2021 Recallers video contest. The top two video stories in each of the three rounds as voted by you went head to head for you to choose the top 3. We appreciate [...]

2021-07-02T03:44:03-04:00June 29th, 2021|10 Comments

Belief and Community: Recallers Video Contest 2021 Grand Finale

Recallers 2021 Video Contest Grand Finale Welcome to the final round of the 2021 Recallers video contest. The top two video stories in each of the three rounds are meeting here so you can decide the top three winners! Thank you for being here to [...]

2021-07-02T03:44:47-04:00June 27th, 2021|14 Comments

Belief and Community: Recallers Video Contest 2021 Round Three

Recallers 2021 Video Contest Round Three We're at Round Three of our Recallers 2021 video contest.  Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to vote and support the dog lovers who stepped out of their comfort zone and shared their stories with you. [...]

2021-07-02T03:45:23-04:00June 26th, 2021|7 Comments

Belief and Community: Recallers Video Contest 2021 Round Two

Recallers 2021 Video Contest Round Two If you have just joined us, we are sharing short videos from our Recallers community for you to enjoy, and you can vote for your favourites. We LOVE celebrating dogs and the people who care for them by highlighting [...]

2021-07-02T03:45:56-04:00June 25th, 2021|15 Comments

Belief and Community: Recallers Video Contest 2021 Round One

Recallers 2021 Video Contest Round One If you have been following my blog for some time, you will know that we love to celebrate our global community of Recallers and their dogs by sharing their video stories around this time every year. If you are [...]

2021-07-02T03:46:19-04:00June 24th, 2021|9 Comments

Encore’s 17th Birthday and Why Every Day is a Celebration

On Sunday, February 7th, my dog Encore turned 17. We celebrated with cake! We’ve been celebrating every day for nine years as she has had many bonus birthdays. You see, in 2012, she suffered a traumatic brain injury, and we did not know if she [...]

2021-02-11T19:19:50-04:00February 11th, 2021|35 Comments

Tater’s New Nose (Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome Surgery)

It’s a new year, and Tater’s starting it with a new nose. For everyone who knows our rescue dog Tater, you will know that he is brachycephalic, which is the term for “shortened head”. You can see Tater's head shape clearly in the photo below. [...]

2021-01-14T19:13:10-04:00January 14th, 2021|30 Comments

This! One is About Conditioning the Dremel for Puppy Nails

Last week I shared videos of conditioning my puppy This! to having her nails clipped. There were quite a few questions about what was on the lick mat and if I would be using a Dremel as well, so I've made another video for you. [...]

2021-03-09T22:13:39-04:00November 12th, 2020|25 Comments

Proactive Conditioning for Dog Nail Trimming Success

I have a new puppy, and she and I have started having fun with the many things that will set her up for life success, and that includes nail trimming. I've got videos for you, showing proactive conditioning for trims with This! as I am very intentional to create success. With a lick mat and a spoon, and then a progression to clippers, we've started cutting her nails.

2021-03-09T22:11:39-04:00November 5th, 2020|8 Comments

How to Use the Distraction Intensity Index to Help Your Dog

Distractions! It’s a big topic, and questions about distractions are frequent. I’ve blogged about this before, and today I’m sharing a formula that will help you strategically work through whatever is a distraction for your dog. I call the formula the “Distraction Intensity Index” and [...]

2020-09-10T18:07:53-04:00September 10th, 2020|21 Comments