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 [...]
Things have been a little weird around here since we welcomed Momentum's litter of four puppies. Weird in a good way, and I'm preoccupied with puppiness. Which might not be a word. There have been a lot of requests for photos, so today my blog [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
I figure calling this particular blog entry a "vlogcast" is a good description because it's a blog post with a video of a podcast episode. A podcast is something I've been wanting to do for a long time, and I decided that 2020 would be [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Wondering how to solve a challenge with your dog, or why your dog does what he does? Awareness of the ABC's is going to exponentially increase dog training success for anyone, and grow the understanding of why a dog is behaving a certain way.
How to transition to walking off leash with dogs is a question we see often, so I've got a quick video tip showing what I do. I'm also listing my five criteria for when a dog can be off leash safely.