Monthly Archives: April 2009

Swine Flu?

Ok, I really feel like crap.  I returned home from San Diego, which John points out is way to close to Mexico not to be concerned, and came down with the flu. Last night I had to wake him up at 2 AM to get [...]

2010-08-20T11:44:01-04:00April 30th, 2009|10 Comments

Recalls … a worthwhile investment

Anytime I do a foundation workshop I mention the tremendous importance I put on a  good recall. Not only is it lifesaving, everything grows from it. Focus for work, focus for you, the ability to control your dog at a distance and even handling gets [...]

2020-01-10T21:17:33-04:00April 20th, 2009|19 Comments

Another Rockin’ Puppy Camp

Well puppy camp was once again a blast. I was very impressed with the way the campers all were able to create focus and drive in some pretty young puppies. The key was "fast and fun" transitions. From the crate to work and back to [...]

2020-01-10T21:16:26-04:00April 16th, 2009|13 Comments

And People Say I am Obsessive

Puppy camp just ended yesterday, I will try to put up a bit of video tomorrow. However,  in case you haven't seen this video, it is worth the watch just based on how much work these guys put into it! Today, I on Easter [...]

2020-01-10T21:15:18-04:00April 13th, 2009|6 Comments

The Man is Brilliant

Thanks everyone for all of your wonderful comments about the free podcast I am giving away. A special shout out goes to all of the generous "geeks" reading my blog that have posted suggestions to help others having difficulties with the download. Reciprocity rocks! Since [...]

2020-01-10T21:14:03-04:00April 9th, 2009|8 Comments

A Special Gift for You!

Lots of great lessons were discovered during my recent time out west. There is one lesson though, that I find myself repeating over and over again when I teach, and yet still I don't see the change in people's behaviour.  You know the old saying [...]

2009-04-08T03:35:30-04:00April 8th, 2009|60 Comments

An Attitude of Gratitude

There is tons of documentation all over the internet about how adopting an outlook of gratitude improves your life, your health and most importantly your happiness. Regardless of who you are, there are so many opportunities everyday to look at your glass half full but [...]

2015-01-05T01:18:48-04:00April 7th, 2009|45 Comments