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TOP Say Yes Training Reminders

A few weeks ago we shared my article on “How to Create a Motivating Toy” here on my blog to make it easily accessible. Today we have our top “Say Yes Training Reminders” for you. If you have been following my blog for some time many will be familiar. If you are new to our […]

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What If It Was Possible To Bloom?

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The easy path in life is to complain about the breaks someone else got that you didn’t, the challenges you are facing, the lack of resources, the lack of opportunities, but where does that get you? You end up in exactly the same place but have wasted hours of time sharing your story of how […]

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Vlog: Dog Body Language, Fear and Aggression

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What is it that your dog’s behaviour is trying to tell you? What is appropriate communication by your dog, and by you? In dogs, just like in humans, there are two types of responses: emotional and thoughtful. So what’s the difference and how do you deal with them? I’ve put together a video from a […]

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How to Travel with Pets (Featured on Trivago Podcast)

Have you got a holiday coming up and you’d like to take your four legged friend with you but you’re a bit nervous? I was recently interviewed by Joe and Emma from Trivago (one of the world’s largest travel companies) and we had a chat about how to make travel “pet-friendly” and stress-free for both […]

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Quick QUIZ: New Agility Training Assessment Tool!

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Is Your Agility Training Focused on What Your Dog Really Needs? I have put together this cool assessment tool that is helping agility folk decide where they should be focusing their training. So far the results have been scarily accurate. This super quick 10 question quiz will laser your training focus to what will bring out […]

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Be Your Best in Agility: Tip #9 Take time out

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Agility Trial Success Tip #9: Step out of the trial environment for a mental break throughout the day. Research shows how mental breaks in athletics increases and replenishes attention span, encourages focus and stronger solid outcomes. We all love to watch and support our friends but be sure to give yourself time away from the […]

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