Monthly Archives: May 2009

Shhhh Don't Tell Anyone

Well a bunch of us snuck away on Thursday night for the one and only USDAA trial in Ontario this year. Unfortunately for the organizers the trial was quiet a small one but fortunately for us the trial was a small one:).  It was awesome, so as [...]

2009-05-25T05:27:48-04:00May 25th, 2009|3 Comments

Food for Thought

Hmmmm. Some thought provoking statements in this article although alot goes against good sound science, I have to admit I do agree with much of what is written. Check out this article  http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2009226383_dogs16.html "Dogs are thinking animals," Bekoff said. "They seek the outcomes they want. [...]

2009-05-22T03:35:23-04:00May 22nd, 2009|4 Comments

Very Impressed. . . really!

Seriously, thanks guys. Some awesome ideas came in yesterday. Any of you tuning into my blog today, looking for some great dog training content, go back and read what other people posted on the blog yesterday about prioritizing your life. Here is a quote that [...]

2009-05-19T03:35:29-04:00May 19th, 2009|1 Comment

Keeping All the Balls in the Air

Hey guys, thanks for the awesome contribution of the motivational quotes added to Friday's blog post. There are some real gems there I am for sure going to add to my growing list. Encore, Feature and I spent the weekend at a CKC trial.  Saturday was [...]

2009-05-18T04:20:03-04:00May 18th, 2009|24 Comments

Motivational Quotes

I love motivational quotes. They really do it for me, if you know what I mean. For the last 25 years I have been a big fan of Zig Zigler, Norman Vincent Peale and legendary Basketball coach, John Wooden.  Here are some of my favorite [...]

2009-05-15T03:35:19-04:00May 15th, 2009|40 Comments

How Handling Systems are like Spandex

We had a full day of handling here yesterday and another one planned for today. Double box times two! Yesterday was a group of mostly high drive dogs, 11 of the 14 being over-the-top Border Collies.  For the most part, all of the dogs worked very [...]

2009-05-14T03:35:52-04:00May 14th, 2009|18 Comments

Send Them On

Hi all, just a quickie to let you know I am working on the weave pole webinar, hoping to have it completed for the blog on Wednesday. This is your last chance to post any 2x2 questions for me. John and I are leaving the [...]

2009-05-12T03:35:40-04:00May 12th, 2009|31 Comments

Rehearsing Success

When I was a kid I loved to play and watch hockey. As an adult, I rarely watch and haven't had an opportunity to play in quite some time. Playoff hockey is pretty much on the TV all the time right now up here in [...]

2009-05-11T03:35:11-04:00May 11th, 2009|7 Comments

And the Winners are . . .

  First of all thanks to all of you that took the time to give me your feedback by filling out the survey I posted last week. For those that intended to take the survey but didn't get around to it, you can still do [...]

2011-03-21T12:35:36-04:00May 9th, 2009|6 Comments

Wii and Dog Agility

Okay, lots of you are using Wii so this one is for you (and those of you thinking of buying a Wii).  I have Wii Fit,  Play and Sport. I think the Wii Play is just a glorified video arcade.  The other games are worthwhile [...]

2009-05-06T03:35:59-04:00May 6th, 2009|14 Comments