Susan Garrett's Dog Training Blog - Part 3

Handling360 2019 Video Contest ~ Winners Announced!

Handling360 Video Contest Winners ~ Clarity, Confidence, Connection The results are in! Over the past week you have selected two stories from Round One, Round Two and Round Three to go the final round, and then voted for the two in the Grand Finale that touched you the most. These dog agility stories honour everyone […]

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Handling360 2019 Video Contest ~ Grand Finale

Handling360 Video Contest Grand Finale ~ Clarity, Confidence, Connection The final round of our video contest is here! The top six dog agility stories as voted by you are now in the Grand Finale, competing for THREE winning spots. Our generous sponsors have donated prizes to the top three winners chosen by you. Plus, we […]

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Handling360 2019 Video Contest Round 2 ~ Dog Agility Stories

Handling360 Video Contest Round Two ~ Clarity, Confidence, Connection Today brings you the second round of our video contest. Thank you for your wonderfully supportive comments on the video stories in Round One and Round Three. If you haven’t had the chance to watch those videos yet, don’t miss out. The stories shared honour everyone […]

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The Secret Sauce For Enthusiasm … Balance Breaks!

Fun is an essential ingredient to training success for you and your dog, and the secret sauce to maintaining enthusiasm and engagement in a training session is to take a break. We call these “balance breaks” and also use “reset cookies”. It might seem counter-intuitive to break your training session at first, but jump in […]

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Identifying And Using Positive Triggers For Your Dog

Last week we looked at understanding triggers. There are all sorts of triggers for your dog, good and bad. This week we are looking at good triggers that can be used to benefit your life with your dog to build YOU into your dog’s rewards. Remember that your dog’s rewards are determined by your dog, […]

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Vlog: Understanding Your Dog’s Triggers

If you live with a dog, it is important to understand triggers. Triggers can be a massive help or a massive detriment to your dog. Understanding triggers is the first step in knowing how they will help your dog have a better life and be comfortable. For those of you who want to train in […]

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6 Keys to Shaping Behaviour

Recently we looked at the difference in shaping with a video from the archives of my shaping progressions. Today I’m sharing 6 keys that I consider are critical for shaping success. If you are new to shaping or want to brush up your skills, Crate Games is ideal, and the game I have been using […]

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