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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|14 Comments

The 3D Model for Dog Training: Duration, Distance, Distraction

When you are training your dog, understanding three key elements is going to help you create brilliant behaviours. The strategic application of  duration, distance and distraction will give you the confidence that your dog can perform any behaviour with total understanding anywhere you ask. The [...]

2020-08-20T18:00:47-04:00August 20th, 2020|8 Comments

Know Your Dog’s TEMP (Tail, Eyes/Ears, Mouth, Posture)

One of the things people search for here on my blog is TEMP. It's mentioned in several places and in videos, but I've never had a post specifically on T.E.M.P. That changes today! Dogs can’t talk to us, but they can communicate. Knowing what a [...]

2020-08-14T02:00:12-04:00August 13th, 2020|19 Comments

Believing in Dogs: Recallers Video Contest 2020 Winners

Recallers 2020 Video Contest Winners The results of our 2020 Recallers Video Contest are in! Over the past week, you have narrowed down the fifteen wonderful videos in our finals to the top three. For a decade now, we have been running a mid-year video [...]

2020-07-06T04:34:29-04:00July 6th, 2020|5 Comments

Believing in Dogs: Recallers Video Contest 2020 Grand Finale

Recallers 2020 Video Contest Grand Finale Welcome to the Grand Finale of the 2020 Recallers video contest.  The top two video stories in each of the three rounds are meeting here and you get to decide the top three winners! All of the videos have [...]

2020-07-06T03:39:13-04:00July 3rd, 2020|32 Comments

Believing in Dogs: Recallers Video Contest 2020 Round Three

Recallers 2020 Video Contest Round Three Welcome to Round Three of our video contest where we bring you short video stories from our Recallers, to honour not only all Recallers, but dogs and the people who believe in them the world over.  Thank you to [...]

2020-07-06T03:37:02-04:00July 2nd, 2020|12 Comments

Believing in Dogs: Recallers Video Contest 2020 Round Two

Recallers 2020 Video Contest Round Two If you have just joined us, we are sharing videos from our Recallers members for you to view and vote on. These stories honour everyone the world over who loves dogs. They are stories of people from all different [...]

2020-07-06T03:36:36-04:00July 1st, 2020|8 Comments

Believing in Dogs: Recallers Video Contest 2020 Round One

Recallers 2020 Video Contest Round One Have you ever had a time in your life when you did not think something was possible for you and your dog? That your dog just was not capable of learning what it was you really wanted, or that [...]

2020-07-06T03:36:49-04:00June 30th, 2020|15 Comments