Protecting What is Important to Your Dog Agility Career

There are many attributes that separates the “greats” from the “frustrated” in the sport of dog agility. Sure there is the dog, the training opportunities, the overall mental game of the handler or the athleticism of both parts of the team. But one thing that allows the “elite” in any sport to stand apart from the […]

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IFCS 2012 Weekend Recap

Well another IFCS World Championships has come and gone. This one a bit different in that it was right here in North America. Unfortunately for me, a week before the event, I threw my back out and was unsure if I would even be able to compete! I missed both days of our team practice […]

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Can’t Different Just Be More?

My entire life I have been driven by this great quote by Zig Ziglar; “You can get everything you want in life, if you can just help enough other people get what they want.” My goal in life, for as long as I can remember, has been to help people. Back when I was young […]

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21 Days and Counting

As Lynda and I prepare for the upcoming the IFCS World Championships I thought I would re-post this short dose of inspiration that I love to look back on! Today I am grateful for Lynda Orton-Hill and Melissa McKeen who are shoulder to shoulder with me as we collectively juggle all of the Say Yes […]

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Improve Your Dog Training By Playing Like A Dog

Today, I  feel like I am only barely scratching the surface on the topic of tugging :)). Why Does My Dog Need To Tug? You may be asking yourself why the heck is tugging so darned important anyway? Personally, I believe all dogs should learn how to tug with their owners, but performance dogs in […]

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