Skills

My Embarrassing Secret… I May Be A Jinx!

Ok, I had a big realization today. I have always liked to believe my values, opinions and insights are pretty much aligned with other dog lovers. Today I realized I might actually be marching to the beat of a different drummer… as a matter of [...]

2018-04-13T12:03:02-04:00January 26th, 2016|25 Comments

The Winners! Handling360 Video Contest 2016

Announcing our Winners! After a very exciting few days it's time to announce the winners of our 2016 Handling360 video contest. This week has brought us handling videos that include not only agility... but fast cars, babies, bat dogs, runaways, science, families found, big machinery, [...]

2018-04-13T12:06:59-04:00January 22nd, 2016|19 Comments

Handling360 Video Contest 2016! Championship Round

The Championship Round is Here! The day has arrived. This has truly been a team effort, first my Say Yes team narrowed down a long list of amazing videos to only 15… then we called on you to help us narrow those down to just [...]

2018-04-13T12:08:24-04:00January 21st, 2016|38 Comments

KICKING IT OFF! The 2016 H360 Video Contest!

Day 1 of Our Handling360 Video Contest Has Arrived We at Say Yes LOVE our video contests. Every entry is inspiring and each one highlights the wonderful relationship between dogs and the people who love them. My team and I sit down and watch each and every [...]

2018-04-13T12:38:43-04:00January 18th, 2016|15 Comments

Handling360: Bringing Joy To An Entlebucher

Lots to learn from today's video. It is a glimpse into the agility journey of one of my Handling360 students. Although it is meant to be a "Handling360 success story" there are lessons to learn while you watch.  For some, it may be discovering that there is an actual breed of dog called [...]

2018-04-13T12:39:53-04:00January 16th, 2016|2 Comments

Inspiring Transformations in Dog Agility

Trans·for·ma·tion /tran(t)sfərˈmāSH(ə)n: a thorough or dramatic change in form or appearance. Who amongst us wouldn't want a “transformation”? Maybe a transformation of our fitness level, our cluttered house, or yes possibly even our agility abilities. Transformations require the desire for a change. That desire may come from [...]

2018-04-13T12:42:43-04:00January 11th, 2016|36 Comments

Friends Coming Together Through Dog Agility

I'm sure you have life long friendships that got their roots somewhere in dog sports. Meet Krinna and Naomi two friends who were strangers prior to talking to each other about mutual struggles in a dog agility class. Both ladies travelled up to Canada last year to take part [...]

2018-04-13T12:45:47-04:00January 8th, 2016|30 Comments

Goal Setting, Defining Moments and Being the Best for The Dog You Love

"All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better!" ~Ralph Waldo Emerson When I was 10 years old I wanted to play organized ice hockey... you know, with coaches and team jerseys the whole big shebang. The only problem was there were [...]

2018-04-13T12:47:12-04:00January 6th, 2016|7 Comments

Defining Moments: How Decisions In Life Guide Our Dog Training Path

Everyone has “their story.”  Think about your life. Our stories are a collection of defining moments one stacked on the next that have created the life we now enjoy. Who we married or didn't marry, what adventurous trip we decided to take or not take. A [...]

2020-01-11T19:46:56-04:00January 4th, 2016|33 Comments

Planning For Success With Your Dog Training

"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe." -Anatole France My puppy “Momentum” turned eight months old last week. This picture was taken during a live training session we did last week for our "Recallers" students...here [...]

2020-01-11T19:54:00-04:00November 1st, 2015|72 Comments